Prague Itinerary

Do Not Miss Sights

  • Old Town Square
  • Charles Bridge
  • Jewish Quarter: Pinkas/Klaus/Old-New/Maisel/Spanish Synagogues, Old Cemetery, Ceremoonial Hall
  • St. Vitus Cathedral

See If you have Time (which you probably will)

  • Astronomical Clock (watch it strike!)
  • Museum of Medeival Art
  • Wenceslas Square (it’s on the way to the train station)
  • Mucha Museum (I think this should be on the DO NOT MISS list)
  • Municipal House (would have liked to go inside)
  • Museum of Communism
  • Prague Castle
  • Lobkowicz Palace

If you have even MORE time

  • Tyn Church
  • Ungelt Courtyard
  • Havelská Market
  • Klementium
  • UniCredit Bank (we went but it was closed)
  • National Memorial to the Heroes of the Heydrich Terror
  • Strahov Monastary and Library

Other Things to See

  • Jan Hus Memorial
  • Twenty-Seven Crosses
  • Church of St. James
  • Museum of Czech Cubism
  • Estates Theater
  • Karlova Street
  • Národní Trída and the Velvet Revolution
  • National Theature
  • Prague’s Islands
  • Dancing House
  • Charles Square
  • The Little Quarter: Kampa Island, Lennon Wall
  • Church of St. Nicholas
  • Nerudova Street
  • Vrtba Garden
  • Church of St. Mary the Victorious
  • Petrin Hill: Monument to the Victims of Communism who survived, Hungry Wall, Summit and Tower, Museum of Jára Cimrman: Genius who did not become famous
  • Castle Gate and Courtyards (you can’t really miss these if you go to the Castle quarter)
  • Old Royal Palace (Really wanted to see this!)
  • Basilica and Convent of St. George
  • Toy and Barbie Museum

What I Saw and Did (in about 1 ½ days)

  • Old Town Square
  • Charles Bridge
  • Jewish Quarter: Pinkas/Klaus/Old-New/Maisel/Spanish Synagogues, Old Cemetery, Ceremonial Hall
  • St. Vitus Cathedral
  • Astronomical Clock
  • Wenceslas Square
  • Mucha Museum
  • Municipal House (would have liked to go inside)
  • Prague Castle
  • Lobkowicz Palace

Sources:

Rick Steves’ The Best of Europe

Let’s Go Travel Guide (A guide published by a group of Harvard Students)

And here is a link to the original blog post of this trip: Day One, Day Two

Below are some of my photos from my trip

Here is the link to the Flickr Set of Day One

Here is the link to the Flickr Set of Day Two

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