Czech Republic - Popular Things To Do

The Czech Republic is a historical land in Central Europe. It has beautiful varied landscapes, islands, historical landmarks, some of the major National Parks, castles, mountains, notable architectural styles, etc. The Czech Republic is 27th most environmentally conscious country in the World as per Environmental Performance Index. Here is the list of Must visit place in the Czech Republic

1. Cesky Krumlov Castle

Address: Zámek 59, 381 01 Český Krumlov, Czechia.

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Cesky Krumlov Castle Photo

This castle is located in Cesky Krumlov city of Czech Republic. The castle consists of 40 buildings and all are worth to watch. Cesky Krumlov Castle is recognized as a National Monument and from 1992 it is included in UNESCO World Heritage list. The first castle was built by Witigonen family in 1240. This building has a Baroque theatre in a 5th castle is a well-preserving area and still, some performances are happening here. Apart from this, the other attractions are Royal apartments, Chapel of St. George, Rosenberg ballroom and Renaissance hall.

2. Prague's Charles Bridge

Address: Karlův most, 110 00 Praha 1, Czechia.

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Prague's Charles Bridge Photo

This is another topmost attraction of this city. Prague's Charles Bridge was built in 1357 with 621 meters long. This historic bridge crosses Vltava River and you can find attractive 30 statues and statuaries over here, some of the famous are of the saints in those periods, most of them constructed in Baroque style.

3. The Clementinum and Strahov Monastery

Address: Strahovské nádvoří 1/132, 118 00 Praha 1-Strahov, Czechia.

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The Clementinum and Strahov Monastery Photo

This complex is considered as the National Library of Czech Republic and in 2005 it received the recognition from UNESCO Memory of the World program. This library is notable for the Baroque style of architecture and beautiful interiors. It has an astronomical tower where visitors can enjoy surrounding wonderful sceneries.

4. Prague Castle

Address: Hradčany, 119 08 Prague 1, Czechia.

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Prague Castle Photo

Prague Castle is the official office of President of the Czech Republic, was built in the 19th century. This castle consists of a large Museum which has large collections of Bohemian baroque and mannerism art, exhibitions about the history of the Czech Republic, picture gallery, defense towers, St. Georg's Basilica, Golden Lane, Gothic St Vitus Cathedral, Royal garden with singing Fountain, etc.

5. Old Town Square & Wenceslas Square

Address: Staroměstské nám., 110 00 Josefov, Czechia.

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Old Town Square & Wenceslas Square Photo

Wenceslas Square is located in the middle of New Town of Prague, the Capital of Czech Republic. Most of the cultural events and celebrations are happening here. The historic center of town is included in the World Heritage site. This town can offer some of the best shopping experiences, restaurants, and hotels. Old Town Square is the oldest historic square in Old Town of Prague. It was the first market in that area. Here you can find a building with beautiful architectural styles; some of the top attractions are St. Nicholas Church, Prague Orloj ? an astronomical clock, old town Hall, etc. In Kinsky Palace over here you can find an art museum and National Gallery of Czech Republic.

6. Prague Zoological Garden

Address: U Trojského zámku 3/120, 171 00 Praha 7, Czechia.

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Prague Zoological Garden Photo

This Zoo of Prague was opened in 1931 with the motive of "advance the study of zoology, protect wildlife, and educate the public". The Zoo is included in included among three of the most unique Zoos in the world. This zoo has a larger collection of wide varieties of birds and animals. This zoo is rated as the 7th best zoo in the World by Forbs travel guide.

7. Petrin Lookout Tower

Address: Petřínské sady 633, 118 00 Praha 1-Malá Strana, Czechia.

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Petrin Lookout Tower Photo

This is a steel framework tower is located in Petrin Hill is a popular tourist attraction in Prague, Czech Republic. This lookout tower was built in 1891, and it resembles Eiffel Tower. You can enjoy some of the best sceneries in the town from here. There is two large observation points, an exhibition hall, a gift shop and a cafeteria are there in this tower.

8. Pruhonice Park

Address: 252 43 Průhonice, Czechia.

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Pruhonice Park Photo

This natural park stretches around 250 acres was established in 1885. Pruhonice Castle over here included in UNESCO World Heritage site. This park consists of ponds and streams, variety of 1600 plants & it has a large collection of rhododendrons, beautiful gardens, etc. The castle here is of 19th century with notable with amazing architecture styles.

9. Bohemian Switzerland National Park

Address: Czechia.

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Bohemian Switzerland National Park Photo

Well this National Park is also known as Czech Switzerland, is a natural wonder for visitors. This region has a large number of castles and from the 19th century, this becomes a popular tourist destination. And the idea of National Park was raised in the 1990s. This is a UNESCO Geopark now and the rock formations over here are famous for hiking and trekking.

10. St. Vitus Cathedral

Address: III. nádvoří 48/2, 119 01 Praha 1-Hradčany, Czechia.

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St. Vitus Cathedral Photo

This is the top attraction in the list of the Czech Republic and a metropolitan Cathedral of Saint Vitus. This is considered as the largest religious building in the Czech region. This Cathedral is the seat of Archbishop of Prague and notable with the Gothic style of architecture. The noticeable facts about this Cathedral include Bronze doors, ornate stained glass windows, and the interior art decorations.

11. Starhov Monastery

Address: Strahovské nádvoří 1/132, 118 00 Praha 1-Strahov, Czechia.

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Starhov Monastery Photo

Strahov Monastery is located in Prague, founded in 1140. The founder of this Monastery was Jindrich Zdik, a bishop of Olomouc. This monastery has a Theoretical and Philosophical Hall, 2 amazing libraries with wooden architecture.

12. Spilberk Castle

Address: Hradčany, 119 08 Prague 1, Czechia.

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Spilberk Castle Photo

Spilberk Castle is a 13th century Castle located on the hilltop of Brno. This served as a Prison of the 18th century with vast complexes. At present, you can find the Brno City Museum with various exhibitions. The exhibitions include 'Prison of Nations', 'From Castle to Fortress' etc.

13. Kunta Hora

Address: Kutna Hora, Czechia.

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Kunta Hora Photo

Another UNESCO World Heritage site in the Czech Republic, a must visit the city over here. This city has a large minding industrial background. You can find a Stone house - tells the story of ancient lives, The Czech Museum of Silver- makes you understand the medieval mining industry. The notable buildings with attractive architecture are the Italian Court, St. Barbara's Church and Gothic.

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