Reasons to visit Prague, there are a number of. Among the main ones is the fact that it is not large; You can walk to the center and within a few days you will easily discover a number of beautiful corners. All this is accompanied by many cozy pubs and restaurants as well as various social and cultural events. once on every corner and in every street you will discover a plethora of ideas on how to manage your free time.
Why not look at Prague from above?
Because little valid, what centuries ago still applies: Prague is known as the hundred-towered heart of Europe and the bird’s eye views of its historic center are among the best you can see. You don’t even have to buy tickets and climb on Petrin lookout tower or on the TV tower on the interface Žižkova AND Vineyard – although record lovers should definitely include it in their itineraries, because with 216 meters of height it is not only one of Prague’s landmarks, but also the tallest building in the capital.
You will be almost alone on Charles Bridge if you leave early in the morning, preferably at dawn.
Instead, head to Summer and walk through the park to Hanava Pavilion, from where there is an impressive view of the Vltava and Prague bridges, from Chekhov through Manes and Charles Bridge to the Legií Bridge, Jirásek Bridge and Palacký Bridge. In the opinion of many photographers, this is the most beautiful view of Prague you can ever find!
For another, completely different, but also unforgettable view, this time on towers of the Old Town, so come on Petřín hillside. If you are looking for the nicest look at Prague Castle with Mala Strana and the Baroque Church of St. Nicholas, try the Lesser Town street Úvoz and the walking path along the Petřín hillside with views under the Strahov Monastery.
Prague almost unknown
From Vítkov from the National Monument and the equestrian statue of Jan Žižka, a view of Prague opens up that you probably don’t know.
Little known, but all the more interesting, is the view from Vítkov, a massive hill with a monumental National Monument AND a statue of Jan Žižka from Trocnov. One of the largest equestrian statues in the world recalls that a battle between the Hussites and the Crusaders took place here in July 1420. Right from here, from the terraces of the monument and around the statue and also from several places on the surrounding roads leading to To the Army Museum at the western foot of the hill, you can see the panorama of Prague from a very unusual angle and vice versa than you usually know the hundred-towered mother – over the roofs and towers Old Town and Lesser Town up to Petrin AND Prague Castle.
View of the city from the surface of the Vltava
You can enjoy unexpected and beautiful views of Prague during cruises on cruise ships or with Prague ferries.
You can also enjoy unexpected and beautiful views of Prague from the deck of cruise ships; with the Prague Steamship Company, for example, you can go to a cruise to the Prague Zoo even a short distance from Prague, for example in Slapy or to Mělník. The real delicacy is the Prague ferries; They are open from the end of March to the end of October and are subject to the same tickets as trams or metro.
One of the most famous is the ferry that commutes between the Prague Market Square in Holešovice and the embankment in Karlín with a stopover at island Štvanice, or ferry at the opposite end of Prague, which connects the northern tip of the island Císařská louka with both banks of the Vltava, ie Výtoň and Smíchov. By the way, you will enjoy an unusual view of the cruise Vyšehrad and the famous Vyšehrad rock.