Exploring Authentic Prague

Tour of Authentic Czech Destinations

Exploring Authentic Prague

Hlavní město Praha 128 00, Czechia

Created By: Authentic Prague

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Come with us and explore the hidden gems of Prague! This tour will take you through less visited neighborhoods and will visit a variety of historical and cultural sites. You will have the opportunity to try some authentic Czech desserts and explore beatiful gardens with breathtaking views of the city!


Worcester Polytechnic Institute IQP project.

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What You'll See on the Tour

Welcome to the start of this tour! On this tour you will see a variety of sites, including churches, museums, gardens, and local businesses. Our first stop is the Dancing House, an impressive piece of Prague architecture. After exiting the ... Read more
Our first stop is the Dancing House. The area where this modern structure now stands was actually destroyed by the United States on February 14th, 1945 when an air raid was carried out due to navigational mistakes. This land lay in ruins un... Read more
This riverbank, known as Naplavka, is a popular gathering spot, and plays host to a variety of cultural events, restaurants, and bars throughout the year.  Every Saturday, you can find a farmers’ market that features many local Czech bak... Read more
If you look closely at the cobblestone sidewalks around the city, you will find many of these brass memorials. While they may be easy to miss, they preserve the stories of countless Holocaust victims, and act as potent, thoughtful reminders... Read more
The monument to František Palacký from 1912 is a dominant feature of Palacký náměstí on the northern bridgehead of Palacký bridge in Prague 2. At the time of its creation, it symbolized the successful emancipation of the Czech nation... Read more
I need coffee is a perfect representation of Prague’s growing coffee industry. Many are surprised to learn of Prague’s coffee and café culture, as these businesses have developed significantly in the past decade. While it was once near... Read more
An amalgamation of different architectural styles and connections to various legends, the mysterious Faust House was home to many eccentric individuals. On the site there was a significant road connecting the nearby Vyšehrad to Prague Cast... Read more
Prague is home to numerous small, family-owned businesses, especially outside the main city center. Check out Lunar in the summer season for a wide variety of nanuk, a popular ice cream in Czechia. Lunar was founded in 2018 by Jakub and Lel... Read more
Take a right here to head toward the next few sites. Immediately on your right you can see the Center for Architecture and Metropolitan Planning. This building hosts limited time exhibits on various urban planning projects across Prague, su... Read more
The Emmaus Monastery, or Na Slovanech as it was called in the Middle Ages, was established by Charles IV in 1347. At the time, it was the only Benedictine monastery in Bohemia and Slavic Europe and was a center of learning, art and Slavic c... Read more
This baroque church was built over the course of 8 years, starting in 1730. Originally administered by monks from Emmaus Monastery, it was only accessible from the Charles Square gardens. The distinctive, grand double staircase wasn’t com... Read more
The Charles University Botanical Garden is one of the oldest university gardens in Europe, dating back to 1775. The gardens have been at their current location since 1898 and host thousands of plants from all over the world. As you walk thr... Read more
Mrtvá Beer and drinking is heavily ingrained in Czech social life, with the country consuming an average of 160 liters of beer per person every year. Beer here is measured with degrees, which signify the amount of malt extract used in the ... Read more
Established in 1355 by Charles IV as part of the Augustine convent is the Church of St. Katherine of Alexandria. Today it is under the administration of the Orthodox Church, which uses it for worship and church meetings, concerts and spirit... Read more
At the time of its founding, the Municipal Maternity Clinic of St. Apollinaire was the largest maternity hospital in all of Europe. An impressive building constructed in the neo-gothic style, it was originally built with red bricks that wer... Read more
Next to the Church is the Police Museum, which is housed in the former Augustinian monastery. This monastery was established back in 1350 by Charles IV. The building was given to the state in 1785 after the order was abolished and later use... Read more
As with many historic places in Prague, the Church of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary & Charles the Great was founded by emperor Charles IV as part of the former covenant of the Augustinian Order. It was built to help Prague fit its n... Read more
Zahrada Ztracenka, or the Lost Garden got its name from its hidden location on the slopes between Karlov and Albertov. This beautiful garden is visited often by Prague locals going on leisurely walks, or just looking for a place to relax. A... Read more
The Baroque Bastion XXXI was created in 1348 by Emperor Charles IV and is part of the original fortifications surrounding the New Town of Prague. This defensive complex is hidden all around contemporary Prague and includes the impressive wa... Read more
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