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Sightseeing in Prague

Prague is one of the most striking places to visit for a vacation. With a rich culture, history and beautiful architecture, there are several different places that are a must see for tourists. From the famous squares and towers to the different castles and churches, here are some of the best places to visit while vacationing in Prague.

Staromestske (Old Town Square)
Old Town, Prague 1

Entering Old Town Square, also known as Staromestske to the locals, is like travelling back several hundred years.  Most of the buildings in the Steromestske date all the way back to the late 12th century while, over the years, many others were constructed with the rise of Romanesque, Gothic and Baroque architecture.  The most notable features of Old Town Square are the Church of Our Lady before Tyn and the St. Nicholas church.

Estates Theatre
Ovocny Trh 1, Old Town, Prague 1

Easily accessible from all hotels by way of the metro, the Estate Theatre is one of oldest theatres in not only Prague, but Europe as well. Simply stepping into the theatre is awe inspiring as there is a spiritual presence in the air left by the many famous and talented musicians, actors and more who have performed on its stage, one of whom was Mozart. One of the Estate Theatre’s many claims to fame is having been the theatre in which Mozart first performed his “The Marriage of Figaro”.

St. Vitus Cathedral
Prague Castle, Castle District, Prague 1

Being the largest and most esteemed cathedral in Prague, many Czech kings and queens had their coronations in the St. Vitus Cathedral. The St. Vitus Cathedral is located within the grounds of the Prague Castle and its highest peak can be seen all over the Prague as it commands the city’s skyline. In addition to beautiful architecture, the cathedral also serves as the royal mausoleum.

Wenceslas Square
New Town, Prague 1

Although the historical side of Prague is a beautiful place to visit, the Wenceslas Square in Prague is ideal to experience the night life and modern side of Prague. Littered with hotels, restaurants, bars and shops, Wenceslas Square is the haven for metropolitan visitors. While in the square, tourists may also find it worthwhile to visit the National Museum and the Prague State Opera which are both situated in the square.