Tips from Locals

No matter how many guide books you read or how many websites you visit, it is impossible to be informed about all the highlights and secret spots in Prague. In the tips section of Prague-Now locals will tell you about their secret spots, best beer gardens and trendiest shops.

Prague is much more than the Astronomical Clock and Old Town Square. Did you know that Petrin Hill offers sweeping views of the city, that the fixed lunch menu sets you back only €5, that the city has not just one Christmas Market but four plus smaller ones in almost every neighbourhood, that tram 23 uses only the old nostalgic trams and passes along most sights in the city centre, that you drink beer in a pivnice and that Czech beer is the cheapest in the world?

24 Hours in Prague

24 Hours in Prague

History, culture and pivo (beer) are only three aspects of a visit to Prague and easily achieved in 24-hours. Look always high up because Prague sparkles with Gothic, Baroque and Art Nouveau architecture. Stand on Manesuv Bridge for the best view of Charles Bridge....

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5 Tips for a City Trip to Prague

5 Tips for a City Trip to Prague

Five Tips for your city trip to Prague! You have walked across Charles Bridge, you have seen the Astronomical Clock and you have wandered through all the nooks and corners in the Old City. What now? Your must-see and must-do tips in Prague: taste beer, ride a bike,...

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Discover Prague on a Bike Tour

Discover Prague on a Bike Tour

Cycling in Prague is an excellent way to see the city in two hours. Pedal along with your English-speaking guide who can write anything he doesn't know about Prague on the back of a postage stamp. The Baja Bikes Tour leads past famous but also lesser known attractions...

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How to Avoid the Crowds in Prague

How to Avoid the Crowds in Prague

Prague is one of the most beautiful capital cities of Europe. That's why Prague is a popular destination for city trips especially from May to September. During the high season you will have to queue up for popular attractions like Prague Castle, Strahov Library and...

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Sedlec Ossuary: Skeletons, Monks and a Church

Sedlec Ossuary: Skeletons, Monks and a Church

The small church of Sedlec looks from the outside like any village church. Once inside, you will notice that this is not merely a chapel. The complete interior of the bone chapel consists of 40,000 bones and the skulls of 70,000 deceased skillfully made into objects...

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Boat Trip Vltava River Perfect Way to See Prague

Boat Trip Vltava River Perfect Way to See Prague

A boat trip or cruise on the Vltava River is a good introduction to see the monuments and sights of Prague. It is the perfect way to start your Prague holiday. The Vltava River bisects the city: on the west side the Mala Strana district and Prague Castle and the east...

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Prague Attractions What to Do and See

Prague Attractions What to Do and See

Prague attractions include an ancient castle, a dancing house, giant crawling babies, cobbled streets and, of course, beer! Of all European capitals, Prague is a hidden gem and the perfect under-the-radar city. The capital of the Czech Republic is an appealing...

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Cubist Kiosk: Gem of Rondo-Cubism or Fake?

Cubist Kiosk: Gem of Rondo-Cubism or Fake?

The Cubist Kiosk in a public park near Prague's Main Train Station is a Bureau de Change. It used to be a Trafika Kiosk: a place that sells newspapers, magazines, soft drinks, snacks and, very importantly, tram and metro tickets. This is appropriate because it was...

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Visit Prague Castle Tips and How to Beat the Queue

Visit Prague Castle Tips and How to Beat the Queue

Visit Prague Castle; the best-known landmark of the city! The castle is situated on a hill high above the Vltava River. The iconic spires of St Vitus Cathedral are a beacon and seen from everywhere in the city. This is the place were kings were crowned and buried. A...

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Carp in a Bathtub and Carp Massacre at Christmas in Prague

Carp in a Bathtub and Carp Massacre at Christmas in Prague

Christmas Prague and carp are intrinsically connected. This makes the Christmas menu very easy for the Czech housewife. She never needs to think what to serve for dinner on Christmas Eve: carp and potato salad are always on the menu. In early December, large basins...

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How Much to Tip – Tipping Etiquette for Prague

How Much to Tip – Tipping Etiquette for Prague

How much to tip depends on how satisfied you are with the service. A rule of thumb: if you decide to tip, the amount is usually 10 % of the bill. Tipping is a fairly recent phenomenon in Prague. In Communist days, everybody was equal. Work was done for the community,...

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Vintage Car Tour of Prague

Vintage Car Tour of Prague

Are you crazy about classic vintage cars and would you like to tour Prague in a vintage car from the 1920s or 1930s? Unfortunately, driving yourself is out of the question. On the other hand being driving by a chauffeur is so chic! Lean back and watch the splendours...

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Security Checks at Prague Castle

Security Checks at Prague Castle

Security checks at Prague Castle means waiting in line twice for the number one in the top ten Prague tourist attractions. Every year thousands of tourists flock to the castle perched on a hill above the Vltava River. Before entering the Castle grounds or the historic...

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Hop-on Hop-off Bus Prague

Hop-on Hop-off Bus Prague

Hop on or hop off as often as you like and enjoy the sights of Prague in a relaxed and hassle-free way! This is one of the best ways to see the iconic sights of Prague without walking one single step! Highlights include: Old Town Square and the Astronomical clock and...

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Prague City Pass

Prague City Pass

The Prague City Pass is your ticket to a hassle free city trip to Prague. This city pass allows you free admission to a number of top sights in Prague and discounts for many attractions and museums. This pass is user-friendly and will save you a lot of hassle: no need...

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Prague on Foot

Prague on Foot

Prague on foot is the best way to get around the compact city centre because most sights are within easy walking distance of each other. If your hotel is in the Old Town, the New Town or Mala Strana, you may not need public transport at all. Prague is a safe city to...

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Prague Castle for Photographers

Prague Castle for Photographers

Prague Castle towers above the Vltava River. This is one of the most memorable views of the city and almost every visitor to Prague takes photos of the Castle and St Vitus Cathedral. Charles Bridge offers the best view of the Castle and the Cathedral, but for the best...

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5 Tips for a City Trip to Prague

5 Tips for a City Trip to Prague

Five Tips for your city trip to Prague! You have walked across Charles Bridge, you have seen the Astronomical Clock and you have wandered through all the nooks and corners in the Old City. What now? Your must-see and must-do tips in Prague: taste beer, ride a bike,...

read more
Discover Prague on a Bike Tour

Discover Prague on a Bike Tour

Cycling in Prague is an excellent way to see the city in two hours. Pedal along with your English-speaking guide who can write anything he doesn't know about Prague on the back of a postage stamp. The Baja Bikes Tour leads past famous but also lesser known attractions...

read more
How to Avoid the Crowds in Prague

How to Avoid the Crowds in Prague

Prague is one of the most beautiful capital cities of Europe. That's why Prague is a popular destination for city trips especially from May to September. During the high season you will have to queue up for popular attractions like Prague Castle, Strahov Library and...

read more
24 Hours in Prague

24 Hours in Prague

History, culture and pivo (beer) are only three aspects of a visit to Prague and easily achieved in 24-hours. Look always high up because Prague sparkles with Gothic, Baroque and Art Nouveau architecture. Stand on Manesuv Bridge for the best view of Charles Bridge....

read more
Celebrate Valentine Day in Prague

Celebrate Valentine Day in Prague

Prague is one of Europe's most romantic destinations. The Czech capital is a delightful city to spend a few days together with your Valentine. Prague has magical quality. Walk hand in hand along the Vltava River, or even better take a romantic boat trip. Drink to your...

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Best Art Nouveau in Prague

Best Art Nouveau in Prague

Are Nouveau is everywhere in Prague. Simply look up at the façades of the houses lining the streets and avenues. Many of them sparkle with Art Nouveau details; graceful female figures, flowing forms and flowery details. Art Nouveau is the French term for this...

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Prague Card: Free Travel on Tram and Metro

Prague Card: Free Travel on Tram and Metro

Travel free on the Prague metro and trams with your Prague Card. This card also allows you free admission to many famous museums like the Jewish Museum and Prague Castle. Besides, you get up to 50% discount on many Prague attractions, boat trips and in restaurants....

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John Lennon Wall

John Lennon Wall

The John Lennon wall in Prague is a long wall covered in vibrant graffiti. The wall is property of the Knights of the Maltese Cross. Scrawls and paintings on this wall are completely legal: anyone is allowed to pay tribute to John Lennon here, but this was not always...

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