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Staroměstská mostecká věž


Built in 1373, along the shadow line of St Vitus's Cathedral, the Old Town Bridge Tower was badly damaged in 1648 by marauding Swedes, but Peter Parler's...

Křížovnické náměstí

Staroměstská radnice & Orloj

Critics' choice

Established in 1338, the Old Town Hall was cobbled together over the centuries out of several adjoining houses. However, only around half of the original is...

Staroměstské náměstí
Major venue

Staronová synagoga


The oldest survivor of the ghetto and the spiritual centre of the Jewish community for over 700 years, the Old-New Synagogue is a rather forlorn piece of...

Červená 2

Starý Židovský hřbitov


The Old Jewish Cemetery, where all of Prague's Jewish residents were buried until the late 1600s, is one of the eeriest remnants of the city's once-thriving...

Široká 3

Šternberský palác

Art, Attractions, Museums

Enlightened aristocrats trying to rouse Prague from provincial stupor founded the Šternberg Gallery in the 1790s. Located just outside the gates of Prague...

Hradčanské náměstí 15

Strahovský klášter

Critics' choice
Art, Attractions, Museums

The Premonstratensian Order (or Norbertines) set up house at this monastery in 1140 and soon after embarked upon their austere programme of silent...

Strahovské nádvoří 1
Major venue

Trojský zámek

Attractions, Museums

You'd be hard-pressed to envisage the riches contained within this amazing pile from the wrong side of its sizeable walls. And indeed, it's too often...

U Trojského zámku 1

Václav Havel Library


The newest location for this library, an evolving project established in 2004, gives it proper prominence and offers the best public access set up thus far...

Hergetova Cihelna


Art, Attractions

Built from curvaceous expanses of wrought iron and designed to house the Jubilee Exhibition of 1891, Výstaviště played a key role in Prague's art nouveau...

U Výstaviště

Žižkov Tower

Critics' choice

This huge, thrusting, three-pillared television tower has long been dubbed the Pražský pták, or 'Prague Prick', by local admirers. Seemingly modelled on a...

Mahlerovy sady
Major venue

Zoologická zahrada v Praze

Critics' choice

With nearly 5,000 animals and 652 species in residence, Prague Zoo is often ranked among the best in the world. Since it was hit by floods in 2002, the...

U Trojského zámku 3

Zrcadlové bludiště


Still one of the top draws for kids on Prague's most popular hill, the weather-worn Mirror Maze has old-time appeal, thanks to its mock-Gothic castle...

Petřín Hill