Want to know what to do in Prague? This article will guide you through the best this amazing city has to offer! Prague’s history dates back over a thousand years. The city rivals any other in Europe in terms of sheer beauty but there is much more on offer than just a pretty face. Bisected by the Vlatava River, Prague will astound even the most well traveled tourist with its Gothic grace and Renaissance architecture, its many world-class museums and baroque style churches and bridges. Explore the medieval streets in the daylight, meander down the riverside in the evening and if all of the sight seeing becomes too tiring you can always relax with some hearty Czech cuisine and a choice of the finest lagers in the world. You might also like our guide on the best places to visit in the Czech Republic.
From jazz music, puppet shows and pork knuckles to an astronomical clock and a mind maze, without further ado, here is our list of the best things to do in Prague.
1. See the Infant Jesus of Prague
Located in the Mala Strana in the heart of the city, the Infant Jesus of Prague (also known as the Child of Prague) is a Roman Catholic statue of Jesus Christ as an infant. Everyday hundreds of believers pay a visit to this shrine to pray, bow and make wishes hoping that they will come true. The statue itself is encased in an ornate gilded shrine and while the origin of the figure is unknown, it has been dated back to the 16th Century.