Nestled centrally in the heart of Europe lies Prague, a futuristic metropolis and a thriving capital of the Czech Republic. Also known as the golden city or “the City of a Hundred Spires”, Czech is a well-endowed republic with an alluring landscape from the majestic mountain ranges of the Cezia mountains to the calm waters of the Vltava River which bisects this beautifully charismatic capital. Considered for its intriguing historical crux, Prague is famed for its Old Town Square, gothic churches and the antique Astronomical Clock which displays a spirited hourly show. Feel the heady vibes as you get in tune with the vibrant culture of the golden city through exciting activities and dynamic venues to visit. Here is a list of 10 exciting non-touristy things to do in Prague for a delightful stopover.
Treat yourself to a rejuvenating dining experience as you leave the ancient world behind and immerse yourself in the sweet fascination of medieval times in this exquisite three-hour tour. Kick-off the evening with an intriguing glass of wine or a mug of your favorite beer as you sit and relax to the levitating vibes of a candle-lit tavern. Get a chance to choose among several menus and indulge your senses to a tantalizing five-course meal as you watch jugglers, swordsmen, and belly dancers take the stage for your enjoyment. Feel the harmonious joy and fun of the uplifting music as you meet vivid characters such as the iconic executioner or a fortuneteller with magical powers.
Duration: 3 hours
Get in tune with the heady vibes of the Czech Republic through this enthralling five-hour scavenger hunt tour which makes an ideal choice, especially for the keenest outdoor enthusiasts, looking to appreciate the scenic views of the beautiful outdoors. Peruse your way through most of the city’s popular attractions as you start your Old Town route hunt at the iconic equestrian monument near Wenceslas square, explore the admirable parish hall with the neighboring Powder Tower. Get to see the charismatic Old Townhall and the legendary Prague Astronomical Clock as you follow through the Jewish quarter to the Rudolfinum where the Prague Philharmonic Orchestra is located.
Duration: 5.0 hour
Enjoy the heady vibes of the “City of a Hundred Spires” from the comfort of a boat on the calm waters of the Vltava. Soak up the stunning panoramic views of the beautiful biomes and the scenic outdoors as your one-hour boat ride tour commences from the banks of the Vltava river. Feel the gentle breeze as you admire the brilliance behind the sophisticated engineering of the Charles Bridge and other alluring highlights of Prague like Kampa Island and the quintessential Prague Castle. Onboard the first deck, affable bar staff serve light snacks along with beverages like coffee and other cold drinks.
Duration: 55.0 minute
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Educate yourself to a poignant piece of World War II history and immerse yourself in the heart-rendering tale of the jews on this half-day tour of the Terezin concentration camp from Prague. With the aid of a knowledgeable guide, get to learn the intriguing inner history behind one of the largest concentration camps in Czechia. Originally built as a holiday resort for the Czech nobility, Terezin concentration camp is contained with the walls of the famed Theresienstadt fortress. It was built in the late 18th century by Emperor Joseph II who named this venue in honor of his late mother, Empress Maria Theresa. Get to see the complex where the Jew prisoners ate and slept. You will also get a chance to see the iconic Terezin memorial, the only institution of its kind in the country.
Duration: 6 hours
Discover the beautiful city of Prague on this red-letter city tour along the tracks of the alchemistic legends of murky and precarious streets. Feel the magical atmosphere of the city as your professional costumed ghost guide takes you through centuries-old legends and tales of Prague. Know the ghosts fables, secrets, and executions as you unmask the tragic history behind the iconic Astronomical Clock. Take a stroll down the creepy streets and enter the underground torture chambers where you will get a chance to learn more about the appalling executions.
Duration: 1.5 to 2.0 hour
Challenge yourself to an entertaining game of mini-golf in the dark, and experience the jovial bliss of Prague’s newest attraction. Located in the heart of downtown Prague, close to popular tourists attraction venues, and near Old Town square lies this enthralling 19-hole golf course brilliantly illuminated with UV lights. Feel the magical ambiance and the harmonious blend of fun colors from the putters to the chic room decoration and the golf balls. For an unlimited time, you can choose to either play a captivating game of mini-golf or admire fascinating street art murals of Czech history and legends. You can also choose to enjoy available traditional games including pinball, darts, and billiards.
Experience Czech beer history and brewing traditions as you get a behind-the-scenes look at the magic involved in creating the paradigmatic Czech beer. Your enviable 90-minute tour starts with a brief overview of how beer was brewed and bottled in Prague from the golden ages to contemporary times. Feel the aroma of hops and malt as you gaze through historical artifacts. Your tour also includes a sneak peek underground to the 13-century cellars, where you will see how ice was dug out and preserved before refrigeration was invented. Lastly, your tour will conclude in the bottling room, where you will make a souvenir of a bottled beer with your label on it.
Soak up the enchanting atmosphere of Czech in this exciting 90-minute segway tour which takes you through most of Prague’s beautiful wonders. After a short induction and training, hop on and take to the charismatic streets of Prague with the aid of your local guide. Your enthralling ride begins with a long climb up the majestic Petrin Hill to the west banks of the calm Vltava River in Smichov District where the world’s biggest stadium, the Strahov is nestled. Take in the beauty of the stunning architecture as your ride takes you in the heart of Smichov district where you will get to visit key landmarks like the Neo-renaissance church of Wenceslas and the charming theme park of Scare Couer. Here you can admire the southern part of Prague.
Duration: 1.5 hour
Feel the adrenaline rush as you take on the beautiful Czech skies on an exciting tandem diving excursion from the heart of Prague. After an amplified briefing on the precaution and safety measures, equipped with your harness, goggles, and suit, this adrenaline-fueled adventure begins with a sixty-second free fall and a memorable parachute ride from 15,000 feet (4572 meters) when its time to jump. Attached to an experienced tandem diver, confidently witness the intriguing bliss and geographic significance of Prague’s landforms from the majestic mountains to the steep valleys. Enjoy the fascinating pull of gravity after which you get to take home a complimentary certificate and a T-shirt.
Duration: 3 hours
Pamper your ears to the harmonious melodies as you enjoy the warm-toned ambiance. Explore this elegantly antique 19th-century music salon. Enjoy the thrill and excitement of an exhilarating performance with the most beautiful Dvorak arias and melodies like Biblical songs, love songs, gypsy songs, romance, Rusalka, Stabat Mater, Sonatine, the Jakobin, Mazurek, Moravian duets and many more! Pamper yourself to a tastefully exquisite glass of Becherovka. Be fascinated by the incredible, well-appointed baroque interior and the physical closeness of the performers with the spectators. Guests can also have a small tour of the famed Antonín Dvořák Museum and the lovely baroque garden.
Duration: 80 minute
Enjoy the rustic charm of Prague
Indeed, Prague is undeniably an alluring modern paradise with exciting vibes and a vibrant uptown culture. Take in the tranquility and indulge in either of these ten activities for a memorable experience in “the City of a Hundred Spires".
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