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Do you dream of discovering the capital of the Czech Republic? Prague is a popular destination. Historic and beautiful, modern and dynamic, each district immerses you in a different reality. To help you make the most of your stay in Prague, I’ve researched and sorted the best experiences to be had in this city.

In this article, I list the 25 best things to do in Prague.

Castle of Prague

Prague Castle is the largest ancient castle in the world. Since its foundation in the 9th century, it has witnessed many historical periods. Today, it is the official residence of the President of the Czech Republic.

Inside the complex, you can admire the majestic St. Vitus Cathedral, the Royal Palace, gardens and the famous Golden Lane with its small, colorful houses.

The guard changes every day at noon, a spectacle not to be missed, worthy of London’s royal relief.

Czech name: Pražský hrad

Exact address: Hradčany, 119 08 Prague 1

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The Illusion Art Museum

Illusion Art Museum

Muzeum iluzí is a celebration of human perception. Each room features optical illusions, light effects and interactive installations that challenge our senses.

As a visitor, you are invited to touch, experience and photograph these deceptive works of art.

Visits are best when you dare. Dare to touch, dare to be fooled and don’t just look at the exhibits.

Children especially love this Prague Museum.

Czech name: Muzeum iluzí Praha

Exact address: Staroměstské nám. 480/24, 110 00 Staré Město

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Prague’s Jewish Quarter

Prague's Jewish Quarter

The Jewish Quarter, or Židovské město, is a place steeped in history and culture.

Although Jews were killed en masse during the Second World War, there are still European neighborhoods that bear witness to the continent’s great Jewish history. Prague is probably the city that best represents this.

Prague’s Jewish Quarter boasts six historic synagogues, the Old Jewish Cemetery and the Jewish Museum.

Czech name: Židovské město

Exact address: 110 00 Prague 1

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Franz Kafka Museum

Franz Kafka Museum
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Franz Kafka is probably the best-known Czech writer in history. This museum pays tribute to him, exhibiting his writings, diaries, photographs and personal effects. The exhibits retrace his life, his relationships and his career in Prague.

They also offer a glimpse of Prague society at the beginning of the 20th century, a period that profoundly influenced his work.

The museum appeals not only to readers of the writer’s work, but also to anyone interested in history and literature.

Czech name: Muzeum Franze Kafky

Exact address: Cihelná 635/2b, 118 00 Malá Strana

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Petrin watchtower

Petrin watchtower

Overlooking Prague, the Petrin watchtower can be seen from afar in the city. Inspired by the Eiffel Tower, it is 63.5 meters high. It was built in 1891 for the Jubilee Exhibition.

To get there, you can take the funicular up the hill or opt for a pleasant stroll through Petřín Park.

It’s best to visit on a clear day. That way, you can enjoy a magnificent view of Prague. Summer is appropriate, but so is winter. With the city in white, photos taken from the top of the watchtower are sublime.

Czech name: Petřínská rozhledna

Exact address: Petřínské sady 633, 118 00 Malá Strana

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The Czech Beer Museum

Czechs are among the world’s biggest beer drinkers. Visit the capital and taste their beers, and you’ll quickly understand why.

This museum is both a place of historical discovery and tasting. It takes you on a journey through the country’s brewing history. It presents the evolution of brewing, from traditional processes to modern methods.

You’ll also discover the cultural and social importance of beer in the Czech Republic.

The tour ends with a tasting session where you can sample some of the finest local beers.

Czech name: Muzeum českého piva

Exact address: Husova 241/7, 110 00 Staré Město


The Museum of the Senses

Muzeum smyslů is an interactive space designed to stimulate and challenge your senses. Each installation is a unique experience. You’ll discover distorting mirrors, upside-down rooms and illusions.

It’s a fun adventure that reminds us that reality is often just a matter of perception.

The visit is a little short, and it can be frustrating when there are a lot of visitors. But children love this museum.

Czech name: Muzeum smyslů

Exact address: Jindřišská 939/20, 110 00 Nové Město

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The Lego Museum

Lego Museum
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There are several Lego museums in Europe. The one in Prague is probably the best known.

It features a vast collection of models, from the earliest sets to the most recent creations.

You can admire reconstructions of famous monuments, film scenes and many other amazing creations.

If you’re a Lego fan, you’ll love it. But if you’re not, I still invite you to take the tour. The architecture, realism and size of the creations are impressive.

Czech name: Muzeum Lego Praha

Exact address: Národní 362/31, 110 00 Nové Město

Read my article on the Lego Museum in Prague.

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Zizkov Tower observatory

Zizkov Tower observatory

There’s more to Prague than the watchtower!

The Zizkov Tower observatory is a modern structure offering a breathtaking view of the city.

This building is also renowned for its sculptures of crawling babies, created by artist David Černý.

Once again, a place like this is best appreciated when the weather isn’t cloudy.

Czech name: Věž s rozhlednou Žižkov

Exact address: Mahlerovy sady 2699/1, 130 00 Praha 3

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Lobkowicz Castle and Palace

Lobkowicz Castle

I challenge you to pronounce the name of this castle correctly. The first time I heard it, it sounded nothing like the sounds that came out of my mouth…

The Lobkowicz Palace is the only private building in the Prague Castle complex. It’s a treasure trove of art and history, with a priceless collection of paintings, musical instruments and original manuscripts by Beethoven and Mozart.

The best way to find out is to take a guided tour. An audio tour tells the fascinating story of the Lobkowicz family. French is available, but if you take it in English, you’ll have many more slots to choose from.

Czech name: Lobkowický palác

Exact address: Národní 362/31, 110 00 Nové Město

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Madame Tussauds Prague

madame tussauds twilight

Madame Tussauds is a wax statue museum franchise. It has several locations. London and Las Vegas are the best known.

Madame Tussauds Prague also welcomes many tourists, but the reviews I’ve read are not as good. Nevertheless, it’s still a pleasant place to visit. It features wax statues of important Czech personalities, as well as international figures such as sportsmen and film stars.

In such a museum, you can either take a quick stroll, or take the time to photograph yourself with the statues. This second way of seeing Madame Tussauds museum is by far my favorite!

Czech name: Madame Tussauds Praha

Exact address: Celetná 555/6, 110 00 Staré Město

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A concert in Mozart’s hall

The Mozart Hall, or “Sál Mozarteum,” is a historic venue dedicated to classical music. Here, music lovers can enjoy concerts in an intimate and elegant atmosphere. The hall is best known for its performances of the works of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.

After a long day of sightseeing in Prague, sitting in this room listening to romantic or comforting classical music does one a world of good.

Czech name: Sál Mozarteum

Exact address: Jungmannova 748/30, 110 00 Nové Město, Czech Republic

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The Steel Figure Gallery

This unique gallery presents miniature sculptures made entirely of steel wire. These delicate, detailed works of art depict everyday characters, celebrities and iconic scenes.

It’s an extraordinary artistic experience for lovers of contemporary art.

Czech name: Galerie ocelových postaviček

Exact address: Michalská 432/12, 110 00 Staré Město

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The Museum of Communism

The Museum of Communism gives an insight into everyday life under the Communist regime in Czechoslovakia.

Exhibitions retrace the history of this era through everyday objects, photographs, films and personal accounts.

It’s an educational dive into an important chapter in Czech history. It provides a better understanding of the problems faced by the peoples who were part of the USSR.

Czech name: Muzeum komunismu

Exact address: V Celnici 1031/4, 110 00 Nové Město

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House of Butterflies – Papilonia

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Papilonia is a tropical paradise in the heart of Prague. The visit is a complete change of scenery. This is even truer if you visit in the middle of winter.

You’re strolling among hundreds of colorful butterflies in lush surroundings. You don’t know where to look!

Czech name: Motýlí dům Papilonia

Exact address: Na Příkopě 854/14, 110 00 Nové Město

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St Nicholas church

Saint-Nicolas church

St. Nicholas Church is one of Prague’s Baroque masterpieces. Located in the Malá Strana district, its dome and bell tower dominate the landscape.

Just as beautiful as its exterior, the interior is adorned with frescoes and sculptures.

You can either visit the church during the day, or discover it in the evening by attending a classical music concert.

Czech name: Kostel svatého Mikuláše

Exact address: Malostranské nám. 556/31, 118 00 Malá Strana

Attend a concert in the church.


The Powder tower

Powder tower

The Powder Tower is one of the city’s Gothic landmarks. Once used to store gunpowder, it is now one of Prague’s most famous architectural landmarks. It can be visited.

Start by admiring the construction details below, then enter the tower. At the top, you’ll enjoy a beautiful view. It’s not as high as the observatory, but the tower is high enough to overlook the surrounding area.

Czech name: Prašná brána

Exact address: Nám. Republiky 5, 110 00 Staré Město

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Charles Bridge Museum

Located near the famous bridge, this museum details the history and construction of the Charles Bridge. Through interactive exhibits, visitors discover the secrets, legends and engineering of this iconic monument.

Not the best museum in Prague. However, as it’s next to the bridge that will probably be included in your discovery of the Czech capital, it would be a shame not to enter.

Czech name: Muzeum Karlova mostu

Exact address: Křížovnické nám. 190/3, 110 00 Staré Město


A cruise on the Vltava

cruise on the Vltava

A cruise on the Vltava is a romantic and relaxing way to see Prague from a new angle. Boats cruise between the city’s bridges. During the cruise, you’ll enjoy the views of Prague Castle, Charles Bridge and other iconic monuments.

Cruise when it’s not cold. On the water, you quickly lose extra degrees.


Aquapalace Prague

Aquapalace is Central Europe’s largest water park. With its slides, wave pools, saunas and relaxation areas, it’s the ideal place for a family day out.

I wouldn’t include its visit in a short stay in Prague. Indeed, parks like this can be found all over the world. But, if you’re staying a week in Prague, set aside half a day for this activity, which is a welcome change from walking and visiting museums.

Czech name: Aquapalace Praha

Exact address: Pražská 138, 251 01 Čestlice

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The Municipal House

Municipal House
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The Municipal House is a jewel of Art Nouveau in Prague. With its sumptuous architecture, it hosts concerts, exhibitions and events. Its historic café and restaurant complete the visit.

Czech name: Obecní dům

Exact address: Republiky 1090/5, 111 21 Staré Město

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The National Technical Museum

National Technical Museum

This museum deals with the evolution of technology through the ages. From the first locomotives to airplanes, automobiles and photography, the exhibits cover a wide range of technical discoveries.

It’s not the best laid out or most modern museum in Prague. Nevertheless, for those who love engineering and technical work, it’s a mine of information.

Czech name: Národní technické muzeum

Exact address: Kostelní 42, 170 78 Praha 7

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Central Gallery

As its English name suggests, the Central Gallery is a modern exhibition space in the heart of Prague. It features works by local and international contemporary artists.

If you’re looking for a bit of modernity among all your visits, check out this gallery.

Exact address: Rytířská 539/31, 110 00 Staré Město

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The Museum of Alchemists and Magicians in Old Prague

Museum of Alchemists and Magicians

Immerse yourself in Prague’s mystical history at this unique museum. Explore the legends of the alchemists, discover their secret laboratories and magical potions. It’s a fascinating visit for those interested in esotericism and magic.

The museum manages to be fun for children and intriguing for adults. All audiences enjoy the visit.

Czech name: Muzeum alchymistů a mágů staré Prahy

Exact address: Jánský vršek 8, 118 00 Malá Strana


Railway Kingdom

Railway Kingdom

The Kingdom of Railways is the largest model railway museum in the Czech Republic.

Visitors contemplate detailed models of trains, stations and landscapes. If you’re passionate about trains, you’re going to love it.

Personally, I was less thrilled by the photos my brother brought back (he visited this museum in 2022). I much prefer the Lego Museum (which also has some train and station exhibits).

Czech name: Království Železnic

Exact address: Stroupežnického 23, 150 00 Praha 5

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As a professional blogger, I take advantage of my flexible schedule to travel a lot. I haven’t been everywhere, but it’s on my list!