Oct 17, 2016

City Guide - Prague, Czech Republic


The vibrant city of Prague is home to more than ten major museums, theatres, galleries, historical exhibits and the oldest university in Central Europe.

Find out more about this intriguing hotspot for 2017 with our city guide.

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Discover the hidden gems of this gorgeous city on a walking tour or visit the striking Lobkowicz Palace, home to a museum which allows you to explore the history of Europe. Set in 22 beautifully appointed galleries, the museum displays a selection of incredible art, including many of international significance.

In a city filled with art there’s plenty of amazing galleries to discover, including the Convent of St Agnes, Alfons Mucha and the Veletržní Palác. From museums to galleries, beautiful bars and incredible theatres, Prague is a cultural epicentre waiting to be explored.

Stay

There are several stylish options across Prague including the Prague Mariott Hotel, where you can experience an unparalleled blend of timeless sophistication and comfort, and the Art Deco Imperial Hotel, a legendary hotel that features extraordinary Art Deco stylings.

In September 2016, the beautiful Cosmopolitan Hotel Prague opened its doors, featuring historic architecture and unparalled luxury.

Eat

The district of Prague 7 is situated alongside the Vltava River, offering beautiful views of the riverside and central Prague.

Prague 7 contains the trendy neighbourhoods of Letná, Bubeneč and Holešovice and has many contemporary restaurants that offer everything from modern Czech cuisine, to Mediterranean food and Asian fare.

Shop

Wenceslas Square, Na Príkope and Námestí Republiky is where the main shopping hub is located, and the tree-lined Parízská, has become Prague's answer to Los Angeles' Rodeo Drive, filled with luxury names.

Just off Old Town Square, particularly Celetná and Dlouhá, you'll find many of the city's best outlets for glass, porcelain, and jewelry. And Malá Strana is filled with old book shops, art galleries and antique stores.