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FREE PRAGUE: TOPIC IDEAS FOR A BUDGET TRAVEL
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FREE PRAGUE: TOPIC IDEAS FOR A BUDGET TRAVEL

Prague is one of the cheapest European capital for tourists, whereas you can also find a lot of free features. And Travel Mode On has some tips for you! Free tours, free entrances to museums, galleries … Read, save and share!

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Free excursions in Prague

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Free tour of Prague daily 3-hour free walking tour of the main sights of Prague. Old Town, museums and cathedrals, synagogues and bridges … They take place three times a day, you can register in advance.

Old Town & Jewish Quarter Free tour 2-hour sightseeing walks in Prague. From the names, it is easy to understand who they are dedicated to the Jewish quarters, the Old Town, Charles Bridge, and Prague Castle. Tours are held daily, in English, you can also register in advance.

Prague Royal Walk Free Tour one more opportunity to get acquainted with Prague for free. Daily 2-3-hour walks through the famous places of the city, with young and advanced guides who will not only get acquainted with historical sights but also they will be happy to tell you about the modern “low-key” and noteworthy places. Tour is held 6 times a day, in English + a cup of coffee as a gift.

Free Red Prague Tour Free walking tour that takes you to the communist past of Prague. Stories about the life of Czechoslovakia under the Soviet regime, during the Cold War, about the deeds of the Red Army and the difficult road to democracy. You will visit historical sites, memorials and will have a short walk by the tram.

Prague attractions

Prague Castle

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Today – it is one of the largest existing castle complexes in the world. A sort of city in the city, the Old Prague with its towers and cathedrals, squares and gardens, bridges and streets. The entrance to the territory of Prague Castle is free. Visiting cathedrals, towers, museums on the territory is paid separately.

Address: 119 08 Prague 1

Opening hours: open from 5:00 to 24:00

St. Vitus Cathedral

The most famous cathedral of the city, the arches of which can be seen from different parts of Prague, it is so majestic and picturesque, a real gem of Gothic Art. Free entrance to the front part of the cathedral.

Address; III. nádvoří 48/2, 119 01 Prague 1.

The Charles Bridge

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Old picturesque bridge in the heart of the city. It was built for almost 25 years in the distant XIV century and was named on behalf of the founder, Charles IV. Today it offers a beautiful view of the old center, on the Vltava River, it is decorated with ancient sculptures, therefore isn’t surprising that it is never quiet and boring here.

Address: Karlův most, 110 00 Prague 1.

Wenceslas Square

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The central square of the city, which is entitled by the National Museum and the monument to St. Wenceslas. Restaurants, shops, museums are located along the square.

Address: Wenceslas Square, 110 00 Prague 1.

Old Town Square

Another lively and picturesque city center. The square is hidden in the center of the old part of Prague, surrounded by houses of baroque and rococo. Here you can find ancient sculptures, the Town Hall, Prague Astronomical Clock and, of course, souvenir shops, street musicians, cafes and much more.

Address: Staroměstské nám., 110 00 Praha 1.

Dancing House

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Or, as it is also called, “drunken house”, is the modern architectural landmark of Prague. The building was built 20 years ago on the initiative of Vaclav Havel, instead of an old house, which was destroyed during the bombing. Inside is a modern gallery, where various cultural events take place, there is a restaurant, and from the roof of the building, there is a stunning view of the city center, especially in the evenings.

Address: Jiráskovo náměstí 1981/6.

Opening hours: daily from 10:00 to 20:00.

How you can still save money in Prague???

In many big European cities for curious tourists, there is such a “magic wand” in the form of a tourist card, which allows you to save money for various attractions. Eventually, this card is also in Prague.

Prague Card – is a tourist card with which you can visit 50 different sights of the city (museums, parks, galleries, zoo). You can buy it upon arrival in the city (at the airport or in the center) or order it online (it will start to act as soon as you activate it). This card gives you:

  • free use of all modes of transport in the city (metro, trams, buses, even funiculars and a cable car to the Zoo);
  • free entry to 50 locations in Prague (objects of Prague Castle, Prague Zoo, Royal Gardens, Jewish Museum, Old Town Hall, Petřín Observation Tower, National Gallery, National Museum, Troja Castle, Vysehrad);
  • free bus tour of the city;
  • transfer from airport;
  • boat trip on the Vltava;
  • discounts (from 20% to 50%) on visits to other museums, various cafes, bars, etc.

Card could be for 2 days (€ 58 – adult, € 43 – child/student); 3 days (€ 68 – adult, € 50 – child/student); 4 days (€ 78 – adult, € 57 – child/student).

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