Music to your ears
Prague is home to no fewer than 3 opera houses: the National Theatre, the Prague State Opera and the Estates Theatre. Remember to book on time as performances sell out quickly. You can also always go to the Kampa Museum to see its huge collection of contemporary art. The National Museum contains more than 20 million objects, handily subdivided into categories such as archaeology, prehistory and veterinary medicine. Prague is the ideal destination for a city trip, as well as a perfect start for a longer holiday in the Czech Republic. Book a flight to Prague now!
Look at things from the upper side
Prague Castle and Strahov Monastery are built on hills. Not only do they offer lovely views, they are both also known for their rich cultural heritage. For an even better panorama, take the cable car to Petřín hill and its observation tower resembling the Eiffel Tower. This lookout point is 60 metres high, providing unique vistas of Prague and the powerful river Vltava.
Flights to Prague for a unique city trip
Find a cheap ticket to Prague? With KLM, your holiday begins the moment you step onboard. Your journey will fly by with your own entertainment set on intercontinental flights: Free films, games and music. Enjoy our selection of snacks or a tasty dinner and drinks. Add in our many handy extra services (some available for a supplement) and you’ll be in the Czech Republic before you know it.
The monumental Prague Castle dates back to 880. It is the largest castle complex in the world and the national symbol of state power. The palaces and churches have been home to countless kings over the centuries, and the resident today is none other than Milos Zeman, President of the Czech Republic.
The impressive Charles Bridge with its sixteen arches is one of the highlights of Prague. The city’s oldest bridge is named after Emperor Charles IV, who ordered its construction in 1357 and personally placed the first stone. The bridge didn’t acquire its current name until 1870, however. Before then it was simply known as the…
The famous astronomical clock is located on the facade of city hall, and is one of Prague’s most celebrated sites. In addition to telling the time, the clock indicates the position of the moon and stars. At the top of the hour the windows open to show figures of the twelve apostles and the square fills with people wishing to…
Next to Prague Castle is Zlatá ulicka, or Golden Lane. This picturesque alley contains eleven tiny houses built as homes for the castle guards. The street was named by Emperor Rudolf II, who was an alchemist in the seventeenth century and commissioned others in the alley to find a substance that could transform metal into gold.
Some say it is the best Czech invention ever: Pilsner! Prague has countless bars located in historical cellars and buildings as well as large beer halls and modern cafés. The traditionally brewed beer is cheaper than water in many pubs, and in Europe’s beer capital not a day…
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