Day 3: the zoo, a boat ride and the rest

The best way to spend a vacation in Prague? To savor all the emotions and enjoy a well-planned visit to the city, you should dedicate from 2 to 4 days for the trip. In addition to the sights of Prague, in fact, you can make trips outside the city! Read what to do in Prague in 2-4 days.

After you have walked around the historical center of Prague and visited Prague Castle, you can devote the remaining time to more sightseeing. All the attractions described on this page and the other two pages of our site are highlighted on the map in different colors.

Page last updated: October, 2019.

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A very interesting excursion with buffet and drinks is the evening cruise with dinner and the daytime cruise with lunch. Best to book this tour online.

Duration: from 2 to 4 hours. Read more information and book on these sites: book an excursion, cruises in Prague.

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The Prague Zoo

It is the fourth most famous zoo in the world covering an area of about 58 ha. There are numerous rare animals in danger of extinction. A walk at the zoo can take from a few hours to all day.

How to get there: by metro or tram to the “Nádraží Holešovice” stop, then take the special bus “112 Zoo”. The entire trip from the center takes about 30 minutes.

Price: 200 CZK / €7.40 / $7.80 (free with the Prague Card).

Opening times: in summer from 9 am to 9 pm; in spring and autumn till 5 pm and in winter up to 4 pm.

Name in Czech: Zoo Praha.

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Troja Palace

Troja Palace, Prague, Czech Republic
Troja Palace

It is located right opposite the entrance to the zoo and is a tall building in the baroque style of the XVII century, surrounded by terraces, gardens, fountains and other features. The gem of the Troja palace is the collection of Czech paintings of the XIX century.

Price: 120 CZK / €4.40 / $4.70 (free with the Prague Card).

Opening hours: from April to October from 10 am to 6 pm (on Friday from 1 pm to 6 pm). Closed on Monday.

Name in Czech: Trojský zámek.

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Vysehrad National Cultural Monument

An ancient fort in the historical center of Prague on the promontory of the Vltava River. In the area surrounding it you will find the Gothic church, the casemates of Vysehrad (a series of secret underground passages), the Saint Martin Rotunda, the famous Slavin cemetery and other places of interest.

How to get there: by tram to the “Výtoň” stop, then walk another 100 m south to the staircase of 127 steps.

Price: with the Prague Card it is completely free; without access to every monument it costs around 50 CZK / €1.80 / $2.

Opening times: from 9.30 am to 6 pm (in winter to 5 pm).

Time needed for the visit: 1-2 hours.

Name in Czech: Vyšehrad.

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The modern design of the Dancing House is amazing! It personifies a couple dancing: Ginger and Fred. You can admire the building from both outside and inside by going into “Glass Bar” on the last floor, where there is an observation area.

Price: 100 CZK / €3.70 / $3.90 (50% discount with the Prague Card).

Name in Czech: Tančící dům.

Dancing House, Prague, Czech Republic
Dancing House
Dancing House, Prague, Czech Republic
Dancing House
6

The Orthodox Cathedral of Saints Cyril and Methodius

Near the Dancing House you will find the Orthodox Cathedral of Saints Cyril and Methodius, in baroque style. The cathedral is decorated with stuccoes and frescoes and in its underground passages there is an exhibition dedicated to the glorious deeds of paratroopers during the Second World War.

Name in Czech: Kostel sv. Cyrila a Metoděje.

Ss. Cyril and Methodius Cathedral, Prague, Czech Republic
Ss. Cyril and Methodius Cathedral
Inside of the Ss. Cyril and Methodius Cathedral, Prague, Czech Republic
Inside of the Ss. Cyril and Methodius Cathedral
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Franz Kafka's head

The amazing head of Franz Kafka, 11 meters / 36 feet high, has 42 layers which rotate continuously except at night. This metamorphosis will leave you speechless!

Name in Czech: Hlava Franze Kafky.

8

The Apple Museum

All the products of the Apple company from the very beginnings are contained in this museum. Here you can examine how technology has evolved and get to know Steve Jobs better. This Prague museum is in fact one of the largest Apple exhibitions in the world.

Price: 290 CZK / €11 / $11.

Opening times: from 10 am to 10 pm.

Name in Czech: Muzeum Apple.

Apple Museum, Prague, Czech Republic
Apple Museum
Computers in the Apple Museum, Prague, Czech Republic
Computers in the Apple Museum
Computers in the Apple Museum, Prague, Czech Republic
Computers in the Apple Museum
Portrait of Steve Jobs made with computer circuit boards in the Apple Museum, Prague, Czech Republic
Portrait of Steve Jobs made with computer circuit boards in the Apple Museum
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Coach Tours

A two-hour tour of Prague by coach. You can visit Prague on this organized tour which departs every half hour between 9 am and 4 pm from the central square (from November to March it departs every hour up to 3 pm). You will see the architecture of old Prague and tour all the main monuments.

Price: 390 CZK / €14 / $15 (free with the Prague Card).

Timetable: coach departs from 9 am until 4 pm (and from November to March from 10 am to 3 pm).

City bus tour, Prague, Czech Republic
City bus tour
City bus tour, Prague, Czech Republic
City bus tour

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