Things to Do in Prague
Check Out the Museums
You'll discover a wealth of things to do in the central area of the city and can easily while away a few days exploring the many attractions Prague has to offer. If you like visiting museums the Prague City Museum, National Technical Museum and the Museum of Decorative Arts are all situated close by each other and well worth visiting. You'll discover the Museum of Decorative Arts has four halls featuring some of the most beautiful and inspirational objets d'art and furnishings, alongside medieval treasures discovered at the Karlstejn Castle in the 19th century.
The National Technical Museum is family-friendly and features a host of historic cars, planes and trains alongside astronomy and photography artefacts. The City Museum is devoted to the history of the area from prehistoric times up to the present day and is well worth visiting to learn more about this fascinating city. Another great museum to check out is the Veletrzni Palace which is home to four floors of modern art.
Take a Stroll Around the City
If you enjoy sampling local foods and wines the wine food market is an essential part of your trip, sample as many of the tasty dishes on offer as possible and snap up some food or drink bargains. You'll also see local farmers' markets in the streets as you tour the city in the week. Kalina is a local restaurant giving Czech food the gourmet French treatment and one of the top rated dining establishments to check out if you have time.
When you visit the Old Square don't forget to view the Orloj, one of the oldest astronomical clocks in the world and the only one still operating perfectly. It's mounted on the wall of the Old Town Hall and is a popular attraction. Stroll around the Palace gardens when you're visiting or touring the Palace, it's a relaxing park to visit, particularly in summer months.
Why Not Try a Boat Tour?
Boat tours range from city sightseeing tours by day to electric party nights when your cruise pulls playing some of the hottest electric music around, with free beers and drinks throughout your trip and finishing the evening at a local club where you can dance the night away. Party nights by boat are one way to enjoy the scenery and night life to the fullest; start off with a meet in a local bar, followed by a two hour boat cruise highlighting all the top points of the city skyline and nightlife.
Shopping in the City
Shopaholics will enjoy visiting the hundreds of units situated in The Palladium Shopping Centre, and it's also possible to book a walking tour to take in the mall in a half day visit. Some of the Czech shops worth visiting include Manufaktura for gifts and the Naplavka Farmers Markets for local produce. If you are a serious shopper you might want to book a private shopping tour so you can visit all the best malls and shopping streets with your private hire car and chauffeur.
More Things to Do
The city also has a vibrant nightlife and club culture with jazz and house music clubs situated around the city centre and regular gigs played by some of the world's most renowned artistes. If you enjoy visiting trade fairs check out what's happening at the Prague Exhibition Centre Letnany. This is one of the largest and most modern expo centres in the world and hosts a variety of intriguing events throughout the year.