For anyone looking for a unique city to explore Prague is an excellent destination. Prague is a city where you can see and experience a lot in a short amount of time. On foot you can explore the unique sights in Prague with ease. Walking through the colourful streets you will pass by striking works of art, cosy squares, beautiful buildings, churches and bridges. Around the river Moldau you will find the most beautiful areas of the city.
Do you want to explore Prague on foot? You’ll have no shortage of enjoyable walking routes and tours! Prague offers a number of unique neighbourhoods, green parks and cosy streets. We’ll give you an overview of the best areas in Prague to discovery by foot.
Prague Castle, Hradcany, is situated on a hill and is one of the most beautiful districts of Prague. Here, after a long climb, you can enjoy the old castle complex and the fantastic view of the city. Be sure to take the time to discover all the beauty of this district. Stroll along the lush gardens, the St. Vitus Cathedral with its beautiful stained-glass windows, the many palaces and churches. Also visit the famous Golden Street, a narrow alley with many small coloured houses.
The historic centre of Prague, the Staré Město district, is well worth a visit. This popular, car-free district has many winding, baroque streets around the old town square with it’s beautiful historic commercial buildings.
Enjoy the liveliness and admire all the beauty and splendour that this part of the city has to offer. Don't forget to look up every now and then while walking, there is a lot to see from every perspective. Besides the Gothic Church of Our Lady before Týn, the Old Town Hall and the special Charles Bridge, to name but a few sights of Prague, you can also enjoy a beer on the many bustling terraces.
If you feel like escaping the hustle and bustle of Old Town, but you do want to explore more beautiful old buildings, hidden gardens and cosy terraces, then this neighbourhood is a must. It’s a lot quieter and less touristy than Old Town on the other side of the river. Admire the Church of Saint Nicholas with its blue-green dome (where Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart liked to play the organ) and visit the palaces build in the Renaissance and Baroque style and walk through the palace gardens and terraced parks.
In addition to the many self-guided walks in Prague, you can also choose to take a guided walking tour of Prague with an expert local guide. One of the big advantages is that you’ll get to know Prague much better thanks to the stories, information and tips the guide will share with you. You can choose from a number of special walking tours.
The most popular walking tour of Prague brings you through the historic city centre. Here you will find famous sights such as the Astronomical Clockwork, the Old Town Square and the Havelská market, as well as picturesque streets and historic buildings. Make sure to do this walking tour at the start of your visit to Prague. The guide will introduce you to the main attractions, the history, identity and culture of Prague and will give you many useful tips for the rest of your stay.
Explore Prague exclusively with your family, colleagues, friends and book a private walking tour of Prague. A big advantage of a private walking tour is that you and your group will explore Prague with a private guide that tailors the whole walking tour to the wishes of your group. A cozy stop for a cup of coffee or a Czech beer will not be a problem!