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With the arrival of Advent, Prague dons its festive garb - one that truly suits her. Decorated Christmas trees in the squares, strings of lights adorn the city greenery, and a myriad of other decorations with Christmas and winter themes bring an atmosphere of peace and tranquility to the city. This year, this atmosphere will probably be more noticeable than ever.
Contemporary art in public spaces
You can venture beyond galleries and museums to find the visual arts. Prague is itself one big open-air gallery, with monuments and statues practically ‘at every turn’. Allow us to draw your attention to a few interesting contemporary things to see.
Autumn walks through Prague’s New Town offer atypical views of the city
The New Town, whether flooded with autumn sun or covered with clouds, is wonderful for pleasant walks through impressive monuments full of old stories and visiting places with a unique romantic view of the "mother of cities".
Explore the best Pilsner beer gardens in Prague
Beer lovers unanimously agree that in the summer months there’s no better place to enjoy a nicely chilled Pilsner than in a beer garden. Fortunately, there are many such places in Prague. We’ve made a selection of the most interesting outdoor seating for you and created another beer route from them – “Restaurants with Gardens”. Take this map along when you head out for a walk through the capital city and check out some of the best “Pilsen” places in Prague.
Environmentally friendly travel around Prague and its surroundings
Getting out of the historical center and Prague itself is now easier than ever. As in many other European cities, car sharing has become very popular in our country. In Prague, these are even environmentally friendly cars with hybrid drive. As part of the At Home in Prague promotion, you get a very nice 20% discount on all rates (minute, hourly and weekend).
Prague in Motion
There are so many different ways to enjoy Prague. Some people like to run around seeing the sights, others like to run around shopping - and some just like to run…or ride a bike, in-line skate, or move in some other way. Whatever your preference is, Prague loves sports enthusiasts. You could even say that it was created for them! After all, thousands of visitors come here every year precisely because of sports, whether they are fans heading to a sports match or world-class athletes who stand at the starting line of the Prague International Marathon.
On the greens in Prague
There are more than a dozen golf courses in Prague that will satisfy players of all levels. Take the opportunity to escape the hustle and bustle of the city into the quiet greenery. Take your pick - choose the course at the Gothic Revival chateau or one with a view of the river and Vyšehrad. Prague offers golf clubs with a long playing tradition for professionals and beginners. And to make sure your swing stays at its peak even during inclement weather, try one of the well-equipped indoor golfing ranges.
Liven up your visit to Prague with a walk around the “Prague Beer Zoo”
Set out for an untraditional ramble around the capital city. Most of you have surely visited Prague Zoo in the Troja district, however, we would like to introduce you the “Prague Beer Zoo” - a route of nine well-known “Pilsner pubs” with animal names.
Prague’s waterside delights
Anyone visiting Prague in the summer can take a break from their tours of the main tourist attractions not just with some refreshing relaxation by the Vltava river, but with all sorts of other activities closely linked to our main watercourse. You can try a whole host of recreational and exciting water-sports, take a boat trip to the ZOO or just hang out with your family on the romantic embankments and the Vltava river islands. In short, the banks of Prague’s backbone river are like a magnet for all water lovers. All the interest is well met with due tourist and leisure facilities. Read on to find some of the things we’d recommend.
Memories of Wartime Prague
During World War II, Prague was one of the more fortunate European capitals. The fury of war did not affect it much, so to this day its historical monuments remain largely in their original form. Nonetheless, the war did leave its mark here and changed the face of the city to some extent. Come with us to places closely connected with this important part of our history.
Did you know that Prague has one of the largest underground galleries of contemporary art and design? And even better, the entrance fee is only a few crowns. Surprisingly, this time we’re not heading to a museum, but rather to the stations and vestibules of the Prague metro system.
Unlock nighttime Prague. These spots are key
Prague is a city that lives not only during the day, but also at night. Social life flourishes here thanks not only to long-established businesses, but also to the increasing popularity of newly emerging cultural and social centers, which often spring up in previously unused localities. We’ll guide you through the most popular ones.
Jazz in Prague. Where’s the best place to listen to it?
If you love jazz, we’ve got some notes on where to go. These are the key places in Prague where you can tune in to jazz. The clubs are open again - they’ll be happy offer you a seat, and unlock an enjoyable experience for you. Sound good? Have fun!
Originally a working-class district, Holešovice is now one of the trendiest spots in Prague. Because of its industrial character, it's not one of the most beautiful districts, but it is undoubtedly one of the most distinctive. Here you'll find the highest concentration of alternative cultural centers side-by-side with recognized institutions for whom industrial architecture suits. Once you've soaked up enough of the atmosphere, you can refresh your body in one of the local bistros, cafés, or restaurants, which you will come across at every turn. There's something for everyone's taste. Then you can calm your mind in Prague's largest park - Stromovka- just a stone's throw away. In short, Holešovice is a place where people live well. This Prague is not touristy, so let's get to know it like a local! Zklidnit mysl pak můžete v největším pražském parku Stromovka, který je odtud co by kamenem dohodil. Holešovice jsou zkrátka místem, kde se dobře žije. Tahle Praha není turistická, tak ji pojďme poznat jako místní!
Head to Petřín for romance, sightseeing, and entertainment
Petřín Hill is synonymous with romance and love. If you really want to fall in love with Prague, go here, regardless of your marital status or age. A trip by funicular awaits you, breathtaking views from the Prague’s own Eiffel Tower, and, of course, a walk through a park full of charming nooks and crannies. Petřín will simply steal your heart.
Travel the world in Prague’s Troja District
Longing for an adventure in the jungle, relaxation in a Japanese garden, or do you prefer the peaceful atmosphere of the Italian countryside? Fulfill your travel desires in Prague's Troja district. It offers a plethora of activities that will entertain both you and your little ones.
Children in the starring role
Traveling with children can sometimes be a bit more difficult. But Prague is an ideal place for families with children, with a wide variety of attractions designed just for them. In addition to many playgrounds in beautiful places in the center of Prague and beyond, children can also be entertained by feeding swans on the Lesser Town embankment, a boat trip on the Vltava, or visiting interesting monuments or exhibitions at local museums and galleries.
Prague is not just a stuffy preserved historical district for fans of architecture and history, but a lively, dynamic, constantly developing city. Head for places that will entertain you and get to know the face of contemporary Prague.
Fall in love with Prague
Prague is one of the most romantic places in the world. That's why many couples in love come here every year to spend a romantic weekend, celebrate an engagement, or even get married. Fall in love with the picturesque corners of Prague and the unique experiences that the city has to offer. Here are some of our tips.
The best of Prague’s museums and galleries
There’s more to the Czech capital than beautiful views and romantic walks through historical streets and parks. If you thirst for art or knowledge, there are plenty of museums and galleries at your disposal. The following list includes the most interesting from the Prague museum and gallery scene.