Think of the Czech Capital and what comes to mind? Of all the things, beer features prominently on everyone’s travel plans in Prague. For good reason too. Prague has a long standing history with the brewed goodness. This has been projected in all the travel brochures and websites for quite some time, making the city a favourite beer destination in Europe.
But Prague has much more to offer than a cheap pint of beer. With this post you will get to know all there is about this cosmopolitan city. No matter if you are a solo traveller or a bride-to-be, looking for hen do destinations, Prague has something for everyone. Keep reading and see the Czech capital without the beer goggles on.
For the Architectural Admirers
A walk along the cobblestone streets around the Old Town Hall in Prague will take you back in time. The town hall is one of the most significant buildings in the city. Climb atop the tower at the Old Town Hall for a panoramic view of Prague.
Another focal point at the tower hall is the Astronomical Clock. One of the oldest working clocks in the world, this 15th century masterpiece is a popular landmark. Marvel at the level of detailing on this intricately designed clock as it marks the hour with a chime. Though its restoration work is still undergoing, it will not take away anything from your experience at the Astronomical clock.
Other places of interest are The Municipal House, The Spanish Synagogue and St. Vitus Cathedral. The city offers many delights for travellers who appreciate historical architecture and buildings.
For the foodies
After all that walking and sightseeing you will get hungry. Prague is teeming with many restaurants and cafes that offer local and global cuisine. If food is your true passion then join one of the many food tours in the city and get a closer look at how the locals eat. The city is home to many Michelin starred restaurants that showcase the brilliant cosmopolitan vibe of the city.
For a more laid back meal try one of the pubs in the city. Some of the must-try food items are Svíčková (braised beef ) with dumplings, chimney cake and chlebíček (famous open sandwich). Wash it down with (you guessed it) some awesome Czech beer and your trip will go from good to great in an instant.
For the adventurous ones
If you like living it up every moment then the Czech capital has loads in store for you. Prague has fast become an adventure lovers destination. From the regular bungee jumping and go karting, to the more extreme bobsledding and skydiving, pick your adrenaline boosting activity and you will be thoroughly satisfied.
People with an interest in hiking and camping can take a day trip to the Bohemian Switzerland National Park. Here the you see the Pravcicka Gate which is the largest sandstone arch in Europe. The park is open all year round and has many hiking trails for varied difficulty levels.
For the Night Owls
Prague comes to life when the sun goes down. The city is home to some of the best nightclubs and bars. With an eclectic mix of great music, food and atmosphere the city offers non stop fun for all the party animals.
If you want to try your luck while on your vacation, why not head to one of the many casinos in the city. Wenceslas Square has the most popular casinos in Prague and offer slot tables, poker and blackjack, amongst other popular casino games.
Prague slowly but steadily has made its name as the place where good times never stop. Maybe that is the reason why it one of the most preferred stag party destinations abroad. However, beer is not the only thing on offer here, make sure to check the other great things this great city has in store for all you intrepid travellers out there. So get those bags packed and head straight to the ‘Golden City’ – Prague.