Czech Republic has a classical architecture and modern living, thus provides a unique blend of leisure activities. Things to do in Czech Republic are traditional sprinkled with contemporary ways. Stroll over the Charles Bridge, explore the Prague castle or attend a service in the Gothic Church of Our Lady before Týn. Or if you want to observe the natural beauty then the country is rich with rugged scenery. There are peaks, parks, rivers and lakes, thus the awe inspiring beauty captivates you forever. Czech cuisine is meaty: Pork, beef, chicken, goose, duck, rabbit and wild game meat are popular while fish is rare. Below is an ensemble of some of the exciting things to do in Czech Republic.
Charles Bridge, Prague
Crossing the Vltava River, this 15th century historic stone bridge connects the Old Town and Prague Castle. There are three bridge towers, two are in the Malá Strana and one is in the Old Town.
Constructed in the 9th century, this is the world’s largest castle complex spreading over an area of around 70,000 m². It is the official residence of the President of the Czech Republic. There is a monastery, Gothic cathedral, Romanesque basilica as well as wide gardens, palaces and defense towers.
Saint Barbara’s Church, Kutná Hora
This Roman Catholic church is the most famous 14th century Gothic architecture in Europe. Its intricate flying buttresses, majestic sailing spires, magnificent cliff-top, stained-glass windows and mural-ceilings add the splendour to the cathedral.
It is the highest peak of Moravian-Silesian Beskids range and the rainiest place in country. It is a famous ski resort in winters while in summers it is equally well known for hiking.
Old Town Square, Prague
This iconic town square features different historic edifices. There is the Gothic Church of Our Lady before Týn, Baroque Church of St. Nicholas, Kinský Palace and an Old Town Hall where the world’s third-oldest astronomical clock, Prague Orloj is installed, which is still operating.
Jewish Museum, Prague
Established in 1906, this museum is the oldest Jewish museum in Europe displaying the largest collection of Jewish ceremonial art, Judaica in the world. There are almost 40,000 artifacts, 100,000 books and an ample collection of Jewish heritage.
Sumava National Park
At the border of Germany and Austria, thick forest, crystalline lakes and mountain range create a scenic landscape, which is known as the Green Roof of Europe.
Sedlec Ossuary, Kutná Hora
This unique Roman Catholic chapel contains the skeletons of almost 70,000 people that are artistically arranged and used for decorations and furnishings. There is an enigmatic chandelier hanging from the nave’s center with skull-garlands. Almost every bone in the human body is used to make this enormous chandelier.
This 13th century castle has now become a museum showcasing the third largest European collection of medieval weapons. There are greenhouses, English park having terraces, a rose garden where Italian Renaissance statues are installed.
Dancing House (Fred and Ginger), Prague
This 20th century non-traditional architecture amid the ancient edifices gives a unique value to the city. The house seems as a pair of dancers having 99 concrete panels with different dimensions and shapes.