The main tip for those who want to explore the capital of the Czech Republic well is to walk as far as possible. Prague is just perfect for walks and along the way, in addition to several monuments, you will find numerous charming alleys, with buildings ranging from the Gothic to the Renaissance, full of history, shops, restaurants, and a number of other things that end up not being exploited when opting for the use of public transport.
It is obvious that the weather needs to be minimally decent for this to be possible, but be aware that the main attractions in Prague are all very close to each other and this makes life much easier for tourists. To get around the city efficiently, get a good paper or virtual map if you use your smartphone.
Another tip that can help those who are traveling with short money are the tourist passes that entitle you to entry to some tourist spots, the use of unlimited public transport during the period, and discounts at certain museums, restaurants and the like.
The Prague City Pass allows you to enter Prague Castle, St. George’s Basilica, the Jewish Museum, the Josefov synagogues, among other sights, click here to see them all. Remembering that the Prague City pass also includes two tours: one by bus through the city center and the other by boat on the Vltava river. The benefit costs 1,390 CZK (adults), 990 CZK (children) and can be purchased online.
The Prague Card includes a visit to the Castle, the Old Town Hall and the Petřín tower, not to mention the unlimited use of public transport. According to the website, when using the card, the visitor would save 1,520 CZK over three days. The Prague Card is available in two versions, three and four days, see here the prices and click here to get your advance.
How many days should I stay in Prague?
Set aside at least two full days to explore at least the most important sights in the so-called City of a Hundred Summits. That’s because, when you arrive in the city, you will certainly want to walk through the alleys of the old city, squares such as Old Town square and monuments like the Charles Bridge without haste.
To make your life even easier, stay in the center or in areas that have a good connection via public transport. The latter is a good option for those who wish to save on accommodation. To see the main regions of Prague and book a hotel in the city, click here.