City Museum

Cost: Kc80; concessions Kc30; under-6s free
Prague City Museum in Staré Město documents the city's foundation. The highlight is a superb and detailed scale model that illustrates how little Prague's famed architecture has changed since the beginning of the 19th century.... Continue reading

National Gallery

Cost: Kc250; concessions Kc120
Housed in the constructivist Veletržní Palace, the Prague National Gallery has modern and contemporary art collections. Three floors are devoted to the permanent collection of Czech art from the 19th and 20th centuries, and there are also tempora... Continue reading

Charles Bridge

Cost: Bridge free;museum Kc150; children Kc50
Charles Bridge links the Old Town and Prague Castle to the Malá Strana or Lesser Town. It's part of the Royal Way from Staré Město to Malá Strana. Visit the new museum and savour a solitary wander at dawn. Commissioned by the Czech king and Ho... Continue reading

Franz Kafka Museum

Cost: Kc120; concessions Kc60
This is an appropriately unnerving museum dedicated to one of Prague's most famous sons. The Franz Kafka Museum in Malá Strana expounds one of the greatest writers of the 20th century and his deep connection with Prague. Housed in the Hergetova C... Continue reading

Jewish Museum

Cost: Kc300; concessions Kc200; under-6s free
The Jewish Museum is in Prague's Jewish area, known as Josefov in honour of Josef II issuing the Edict of Tolerance in 1781. The museum houses the largest collection of Bohemian and Moravian Jewish material in the world. When Josefov was redevelop... Continue reading


Cost: Kc220; students Kc140; under 6s free
Once the centre of Prague's Jesuit activities, the Klementinum was continually expanded and completed in 1726. Here Mozart performed in the Baroque Chapel of Mirrors, where classical music concerts still take place to honour the composer's memory. ... Continue reading

Mucha Museum

Cost: Kc120; concessions Kc60
The Mucha Museum in Staré Město is dedicated to the great artist, Alphonse Mucha, and houses some of his best work, including lithographs, paintings, drawings, photographs and personal memorabilia. His stained-glass window in St Vitus Cathedral i... Continue reading

Museum of Czech Cubism

Cost: Kc100; concessions Kc50
The Museum of Czech Cubism is housed in the striking House at the Black Madonna in the heart of Staré Město. Czech artists are renowned in this genre. Don't miss the superb Grand Café Orient and Galerie Kubista shop.... Continue reading

National Gallery

Cost: Kc100-250; concessions Kc120-50. Discount after 4pm. Free first Wed of each month 3pm-8pm
Prague's National Gallery comprises seven locations, with more than 13,500m2 of exhibition space in the vast Veletržní palác in Holešovice alone. Permanent exhibitions include contemporary and modern Czech art and there are varied temporary exh... Continue reading

National Museum

Cost: Kc150; concessions Kc100
The magnificent National Museum in Nové Město is famed for its exterior. However, the millions of exhibited artefacts include superb mineral, palaeontological and zoological finds and should not be missed. There are also unique exhibits of Czech ... Continue reading

National Theatre

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From 1881, the gilt-topped National Theatre (Národní divadlo) on the Vltava in Nové Město has hosted world-class opera, drama and ballet. Along with the Estates Theatre and State Opera, head here for cultural pursuits - and stunning interiors.... Continue reading

Palác Akropolis

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Palác Akropolis (Akropolis Palace) bridges Vinohrady and Žižkov and hosts some of the best live acts in town. From international to local bands, this stage has seen it all. DJs keep things moving till dawn.... Continue reading

Palace Gardens

Cost: Free
First they were vineyards, then Italian-style Renaissance gardens and after the 1648 Swedish incursions, Prague Castle's Palace Gardens changed again to take on a baroque air, complete with terraces, sculptures, impressive steps and fountains. An u... Continue reading

Picture Gallery

Cost: Kcs150; concessions Kcs80
The permanent art collection at Prague Castle's Picture Gallery boasts some famous names, including Titian, Tintoretto and Rubens. Despite thefts over the years, it remains the city's most impressive collection of Old Masters and lesser-known talen... Continue reading


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Roxy is Prague's legendary venue for live music and DJ nights. This Staré Město stalwart attracts international and local names and DJs spin house, progressive house and breakbeats. Cheap drinks and rough-and-ready chic draw crowds of locals and ... Continue reading

TV Tower

Cost: Kc150; students & children Kc60; under-5s free
The TV Tower in Vinohrady is both loved and hated for its unique architectural style. Dominating Žižkov, it commands stunning views of the city. David Cerny's 'Maminka Babies' installation makes it odder still.... Continue reading


Cost: Grounds free; galleries & exhibitions Kc10-30; under-6s free
Legendary location of the birth of the Czech nation, Vyšehrad (high castle) is dominated by the twin gothic towers of the Church of Saints Peter and Paul. Don't miss the cemetery with graves of luminaries including Neruda, Smetana and Dvorák. Th... Continue reading

Wenceslas Square

Cost: Free
One of Prague's most popular attractions, Wenceslas Square was laid out over 600 years ago to house the city's horse market. Nowadays it is lined with stores, restaurants and hotels and is filled with the bustle of city life. The square is dominat... Continue reading