The Czech capital city of Prague is a storybook city set on the banks of the Vltava River. Crossing the river over the stunningly beautiful Charles Bridge, travelers from all around the world ascend the hill to Prague castle, the largest ancient castle in the world. There is so much history in this well preserved ancient city that is one of the most important cultural areas in Eastern Europe. Besides all of the amazing sites, there are also some great things to do in and around the city that will help add some variety to your trip here and give you a break from all the sightseeing. More than anything you must plan your time wisely here as there is so much to see.
One of the most popular things to do is the private cruises offered by Cruise Prague. This fun and informative tours take you right through the center of Prague via a cruise on the Vltava River. With many different companies here offering boat tours the cost is very reasonable and this is a great group activity that will teach you about the important sites along the river.
Prague Castle sits perched across the river from Old Town, giving an intimidating presence to the city skyline. The hike up the hill to Prague Castle is a very common activity among travelers who seek to explore this one of a kind Castle, which is the largest ancient castle in the world. Tours are available in multiple languages and there are many other interesting historical sites nearby. Many tourists choose to cross St. Charles bridge before making the ascent up the steep hill to the castle and this is a very scenic walk that will take you right through the heart of Prague.
In Prague there are so many beautiful buildings, great art and fund unique cultural offerings that by the day's end, you just may need to cut loose. Luckily, the Prague Pub Crawl feels your pain and has provided one of the biggest and best moving parties in all of Eastern Europe. Joining a large group of travelers and hitting the town in style with great drink specials offered at every venue. This is a great way to make new friends and have a few drinks while discussing your travels with like minded individuals who have, like you, come out to have a great time in Prague.
Old Town in Prague is tremendously well preserved and it may feel as if you have stepped back in time into a fairytale. Exploring Old Town can be a bit difficult to navigate as this is a huge tourist hot spot, but this minor annoyance is more than worth the reward. The Astronomical Clock is one of the most popular attractions in Old Town and the view from the top of the Church tower is absolutely breathtaking. Entry is very reasonably priced and an elevator will take you to the lookout point which offers quite possible the best panoramic view of the city.
If it is the theater that you are interested in when in Prague, you must take the time to see a one of a kind performance at the National Theater. Guided tours are available here, however the best way to enjoy this attraction is by purchasing a ticket to one of the many excellent shows that are held here. The gorgeous theater is perched right on the Vivaldi River and there are some excellent shows that make their way here. With the ideal location right in the center of the city sets the stage for an theater experience unlike any other in the world.