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  • Architecture (7271)
  • Sightseeing (5933)
  • History (5140)
  • Beer (5088)
  • Culture (4717)
  • Old Town (3586)
  • Romantic (3572)
  • Shopping (3053)
  • Food (3045)

Prague was highly rated for history by 385 guests from the United States!

How can you enjoy the sights in Prague while avoiding the crowds?

Nadja
Nadja, Germany

8 days ago Report

Avoiding the crowds can get difficult to impossible during the summer months, but try for during-the-week trips and early morning excursions, as well as romantic fall or christmas-market get aways. It is however a high-energy and vibrant city which lives off the fun and friendly mixture of cultures within, so avoiding the crowds would make you miss out on part of the experience. Think San Francisco flair in a European setting, dive right in & enjoy.

What is it in Prague that makes history come to life?

Nadja
Nadja, Germany

8 days ago Report

Prague has a long history of the arts with plenty European influences swept over it, many artists, also including musicians and literates enjoyed the spirit and flair of this city - everybody loves Prague! During WWII the Old Town got hardly destroyed which makes for a unique feel with the buildings reflecting the various styles from the Middle Ages through Gothic, Baroque up to Art Deco, Cubism and Modern Art. It is all (still) there, ready for the individual experience.

How do you find the best beer in Prague?

Anonymous, Unknown location

21 days ago Report

You try each and every one! Not all bars and pubs carry a wide selection, so experimenting with different locations is a good idea. The "White Cathedral" on the western end of the inner city offers a good variety of locally brewed beers.

What's the best way to make the most of Prague by foot?

Rob
Rob, Germany

14 days ago Report

Good shoes, and just wander the streets and be amazed.

Why do you recommend Prague for food?

Neil
Neil, United Kingdom

8 days ago Report

Czechs do meat very well indeed. Most traditional Czech dishes evolve around some meat and some carbohydrates, and on weekdays most czech pubs and restaurants have a "poledni menu" which features cheap and hearty food (and sometimes offers for a full soup/main/drink meal). One more thing - Czechs do soup. Soup in the Czech republic is a delight. From the simplest "potato soup" which to Western ears sounds dull and plain to an almost-clear beef and noodle soup, your tastebuds will pop out on stalks in surprise at the taste the czechs manage to squeeze into this simple dish.

What makes Prague one of those classic city-trip experiences?

Boris
Boris, Netherlands

10 days ago Report

Prague architecture dates back to 13th century - and a vast variety of styles since then, all distinctively represented throughout the buildings, cathedrals and monuments. There's really a lot to see - and it's all well preserved and honored.

How well restored were the castles in Prague?

Wendy
Wendy, Australia

28 days ago Report

Hotel Klarov was in the OLD town of Prague and the town had so much to see all in walking distance, or the tram just out front of main street. the castle and the area around the Palace ( hand made wooden toys. paintings. shops and cafe with great view of the city ) always had something happening, the vine yard was on the same walking path and the catheredral up at the castle is very impressive.

Why do people say Prague can be seen best by foot?

Catherine
Catherine, United Kingdom

7 days ago Report

With a good pair of shoes, you can stroll on over the Charles Bridge for some charming little cafes 'n archways, take yourself down to the Franz Kafka Museum & see the John Lennon Wall en route.
An equally good route is to start with the Old Town Square & head to the Jewish Quarter, for poignant, yet valuable history.

What were the best places for wandering in Prague's old town?

Mihajlo
Mihajlo, Austria

16 days ago Report

Old town square, be sure to get on the top of the clock for a view of complete city center

Which spot is best for taking photos in Prague?

Douglas
Douglas, Canada

18 days ago Report

We went on a guided bike tour of Prague, the best way to see the city and sites

What should you avoid to make the most of the nightlife in Prague?

Anonymous, Unknown location

21 days ago Report

Avoid the tourist trap cabarets, the expensive boutique bars near the National Museum and stick to small local pubs between the Old Town and the waterfront (preferably to the south of the Old Town) for better drinks, service, and prices. Be wary of strip clubs promoting "free tours", which turn out not to be free, along with strip clubs off the beaten path (though most back alley pubs and bars near the Old Town are fine).

Where should people go if they don't want to eat in a tourist trap?

Rosalind
Rosalind, United Kingdom

7 days ago Report

The receptionist of the hotel recommended a small pizza/pasta type bistro opposite the ibis hotel near to praga 1885 which was quiet with good sized portions of cheap good good. The more upmarket restaurants along the harbour were excellent.
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Was it cheap, fast, or easy to use? What made it so simple to get around in Prague?

Hemendra
Hemendra, Sweden

7 days ago Report

Ride and day pass are very cheap. They don't sell tickets on trams though. And remember to validate it. The coverage is very good, and there is most likely a public transport close to where you are...

What can we expect to get our feet tapping in Prague?

Ivan
Ivan, Malta

5 hours ago Report

Great international class clubs abound. Two of the best are arou d the East end of Charles. Bridge

How can you get the most authentic cultural experience in Prague?

Neil
Neil, United Kingdom

24 days ago Report

Find the most depressing-looking pub you can and bravely enter. Say "Dobry Den" loudly and sit down. Have a beer and then another and then another. By the end of the evening you will have made many friends, perhaps danced and sung with the locals.

What did you discover about the museums in Prague that wasn't in the guidebooks?

Boris
Boris, Netherlands

10 days ago Report

National Technical Museum is very nice - it has a wide variety of bikes, vehicles, planes and a lot of other mechanisms - down to mining equipment

Why is the atmosphere in Prague something people rave about?

Susan
Susan, United Kingdom

20 days ago Report

You wander among the streets at night, lots of nice restaurants and there is music playing, people putting on displays in the squares and the buildings are beautifully lit and it is just generally a really lovely place to be.

Some say romance is dead; how does Prague prove them wrong?

Anonymous, Unknown location

3 days ago Report

Grand architecture, the beautiful Charles Bridge, the Voltava River (day and night cruises possible), the towers with stunning views of the city, music is everywhere - from street musicians and groups, to classical and other concerts, plays, museums, Bethlehem Chapel (on the site where Jan Hus preached), other magnificent church structures and Jewish temples, restaurants, the 'Lover's gate' where you can put a lock with the names of you and your spouse or significant other and throw away the key, the Lennon wall (John, not Lenin). Prague has been called 'the poor man's Paris', though I suspect it's not so cheap for the poor anymore, but certainly for middle-class, it's a great romantic getaway.

Describe what other people like you would like about shopping in Prague.

Anonymous, Unknown location

8 days ago Report

Prague is more expensive than other cities in Czech Republic, but you can still find some budget shopping opportunities. It is worth to browse around the shopping malls and shops that are not in the most turisty areas.

Tell us what you really thought about the art in Prague?

Anonymous, Unknown location

21 days ago Report

There are always great exhibitions, both classical and modern. More "underground" galleries like DOX are very progressive, while museums such as the MUCHA have exhibitions from big names.

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