The size of a small town, Prague Castle is officially the largest castle in the world. Wander within its gilded gateway and you’ll admire the coffee-coloured stonework of huge palaces and cathedrals.
St. Vitus Cathedral is technically part of the Prague Castle, but it deserves a place of its own in the top ten! Its incredibly intricate spires and stained glass windows display masterly Gothic designs.
This beautiful bridge is an enduringly romantic landmark. Strolling along its cobbled pathway as dusk draws silhouettes over its charcoaled statues is an unforgettable experience.
Prague is a dense network of character-filled streets that open upon huge squares. Wenceslas Square is one of the most historic, while at night it shimmers with the neon lights of shops and bars.
The world's oldest working astronomical clock, its myriad of dials and hands are an endless source of fascination. Be sure to watch the clock on the hour, as four colourfully detailed figures come to life.
Rising high upon the bank of the sepia-toned Vltava River, this majestic hillside encompasses amber and green parklands, rose gardens and even a fun mirror maze!
Based on the sweeping dancing form of Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers, the startlingly unusual asymmetrical designs of this modern building will captivate you as soon as you see it.
This 12th century square is a focal point for the fusion of architectural styles in Prague. It becomes party central when the sun goes down, with lively bars serving the syrupy local Czech beer.
This wall simply started as a message board to celebrate the singer John Lennon. But the graffiti-strewn structure soon outgrew its purpose and is now used for all kinds of political statements!
Listed as one of the world’s best zoos by Forbes Traveller magazine, this sprawling site features more than 4,000 animals, including monkeys, lions and elephants.