There are numerous things to do in Prague -- you'd be amazed. Are you visiting Prague, or considering going there for a vacation? The capital of the Czech Republic has become a real favorite on the European travel map and it now ranks up there with the likes of London, Paris and Rome. If anything it’s a bit of an “enfant terrible”. It’s such an exciting and lively city it can be difficult to know what to do when you’re there because there’s so much to choose from. So here’s a list of 7 activities to do in Prague that no-one should miss!
1. See the churches and cathedrals
If you’re looking for things to do in Prague and you’re a fan of churches, then the city certainly won’t disappoint. There are plenty to choose from but the absolute must-see is St Nicholas’s Church, which was built in the 18th century. Mozart himself played the organ in the church, which gives you an idea of its importance. St Vitus’s Cathedral is also beautiful and well worth a visit, and it’s free!
2. Visit Prague Castle
Prague Castle has a history stretching back more than a thousand years, although its current château-like appearance dates from the mid 18th century. It’s famous because an incident in the former offices of the Chancellery of Bohemia here marked the start of the Thirty Years’ War. This is one of the best activities to do in Prague as it’s great for families and the changing of the guard takes place every hour.
3. Enjoy some music
One of the best ways to enjoy the music in Prague is to visit during one of the many music festivals. The Fringe Theatre Festival at the beginning of June features indoor and open-air music, theatre, comedy and dance. Or if jazz is your thing, then late October is the time to go as Prague hosts the week-long International Jazz Festival.