Last Updated June 14, 2023

Prague Off the Beaten Path: Discover Hidden Gems of this Enchanting City

Ah, Prague. The city where stories of kings and queens meet cobblestone streets and beer flows more freely than water. But today, we're not here for the Charles Bridge selfies or the astronomical clock crowds. No, we're venturing beyond the glossy postcards, off the main streets, to unearth the true character of this city. So, lace up your most comfortable shoes and pack your sense of adventure - we're about to tread on Prague's less-travelled path! By the end of this journey, we’re sure you’ll be saying 'děkuji' (thank you) for these Prague off the beaten path revelations!


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We're talking about centuries-old breweries tucked away in sleepy monasteries, vibrant districts where creativity runs as rampant as the Vltava River, and obscure hideaways that make you wonder if you've walked into a fairy tale. This guide is not your regular 'Top 10 Things to Do'. Nah, we're going deeper, letting you in on Prague's best-kept secrets. Ready to turn the page on this uncharted chapter of your Prague story?

Excellent, let's dive in and let the city surprise you in ways you'd never imagined! The soul of Prague is whispering – are you listening?

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Alright, fellow wanderlusters, brace yourselves for a whirlwind journey through the cobblestone streets of Prague, away from the well-trodden tourist trails and into the heart of this magical city.

We’re on a mission to uncover Prague’s best-kept secrets, places that will make you go, "Wow, I can't believe this isn't in every guidebook!" Are you ready to stray off the beaten path and discover the hidden gems of Prague? Buckle up, because it's going to be a thrilling ride!

Beyond the Picture-Perfect Postcards

Picture Prague, and what pops into your head? Let me guess - the majestic Prague Castle, perhaps, or the iconic Charles Bridge, teeming with tourists vying for the perfect selfie spot. Well, we're about to flip that image on its head. You see, the true charm of Prague isn’t just in its famous landmarks (although they are undeniably stunning), but in the lesser-known spots where the city’s soul truly shines.

A City of Stories Waiting to Be Told

We're talking quiet, cobblestone lanes whispering tales of centuries past, quirky cafes where locals sip on world-class Czech beers, tucked-away galleries showcasing the artistic prowess of the region, and green spaces where peace and tranquillity reign. These are the places where you’ll discover the authentic Prague, the city that locals know and love.

Arming Yourself with Inside Scoops

By the end of this post, you’ll not only have a list of unique places to visit in Prague, but you’ll be armed with insider tips, know exactly who'll love each spot, and have all the info you need on how to get there. And hey, we might even throw in a few laughs along the way. So, whether you're a seasoned traveller looking for something new, a history buff hungry for uncharted historical treasures, or an urban explorer eager to uncover the city's hidden corners, this guide is for you.

Welcome to Prague, off the beaten path. Let's dive right in, shall we?

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Get ready to swap the crowds for secret courtyards, the queues for quaint cafés, and familiar sights for hidden delights. Venturing into Prague off the beaten path is like entering a whole new world brimming with untold stories, undiscovered culinary gems, and artistic marvels that often go unnoticed.

It’s not just about finding places devoid of selfie-stick-wielding tourists; it's about immersing yourself in local culture, delving into the city’s rich history, and seeing Prague through the eyes of those who know it best – the locals. You can even take a walking tour on your first day in Prague to get an inside look and collect tips for the rest of your stay. 

With Ačiū as your trusty guide, we'll lead you through a labyrinth of lesser-known treasures, each holding its unique allure. So, lace up your most comfortable shoes and pack your sense of adventure - we're about to tread on Prague's less-travelled path!

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Petřín Lookout Tower: Prague's Mini Eiffel

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Prague's "Mini Eiffel Tower"

Imagine standing atop a structure reminiscent of Paris's Eiffel Tower, but instead of the Seine River and Louvre, your eyes meet the mesmerizing vista of Prague's red rooftops, majestic castles, and the serene Vltava River. No, this isn't a fantastical daydream—it's the Petřín Lookout Tower, Prague's very own 'Little Eiffel'.

Built in 1891 for the Jubilee Exhibition, the Petřín Lookout Tower stands proud on Petřín Hill, reaching a height of 63.5 metres. While it might be a 'mini' Eiffel, it's located atop a sizable hill, so once you ascend the 299 steps, you'll be rewarded with an elevation equal to that of the Eiffel Tower itself!

Who it's for?

Calling all view-chasers and romantic souls, this is your spot! The breathtaking 360-degree view of Prague from the top is nothing short of spellbinding. If you're travelling with your loved one, stealing a kiss at this altitude might just be the highlight of your trip!

The Fun(icular) Way to Get There

The easiest way to reach the Petřín Lookout Tower is by taking the funicular from Újezd Street in the Lesser Town to the top of Petřín Hill. 

Alternatively, if you're feeling energetic, you can enjoy a scenic hike up the hill. The tower is within walking distance of the Strahov Monastery, so why not combine the two for a fulfilling day of exploration?

Ačiū's Insider Tip:

Plan your visit for late afternoon, and linger until dusk. As the sun sets, the city lights start to flicker on, transforming Prague into a sparkling wonderland.

There's nothing like the sight of Prague at night from the Petřín Lookout Tower— it's simply magic!

Wait, did I mention something about a Monastery close by? Monasteries used to make beer right? Better go check that out....for the history. Definitely not for the beer. 

Strahov Monastic Brewery: A Heavenly Brew

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Strahov Monastic Brewery awaits you

Picture this: a tranquil monastery courtyard, the muffled hum of conversation, and the inviting aroma of freshly brewed beer. Welcome to Strahov Monastic Brewery, a place where the sacred meets the pleasurable, and where the art of brewing is considered a heavenly gift rather than mere craftsmanship. It’s not your everyday brewery – it’s a sip of tradition wrapped in a historic setting, offering the allure of Prague beyond its touristy heart.

Situated within the walls of the Strahov Monastery, this brewery traces its roots back to the 13th century. Monks have long been the master brewers, concocting beers for both sustenance and solace. After a period of abandonment, the brewery was brought back to life in the early 2000s, preserving its legacy while embracing modern brewing techniques.

Who's it for?

Well, anyone who enjoys a good brew, of course! But it's not just for beer connoisseurs. If you're a history buff intrigued by places where time left its intriguing mark or if you love the thought of finding hidden gems nestled in sacred sites, Strahov Monastic Brewery is your kind of spot.

Your Designated Driver to the Brewery

The Strahov Monastic Brewery is perched atop Prague's Castle District, only a stone's throw away from the renowned Prague Castle. Tram 22 will get you to Pohořelec station, which is a short walk from the brewery. While in the area, take time to explore the quiet, cobblestone alleys that boast a charm all their own.

Check out this incredible Segway Fun Tour of Prague to Castle and Strahov Monastery tour that handles all the details for you.

Ačiū's Insider Tip:

Don’t just go for the beer! Make sure to try their delicious beer cheese or goulash served in a bread bowl.

And if you can, visit in the early afternoon. You might just get a chance to chat with the friendly brewers. As they take a break, they’re often keen on sharing fascinating tidbits about the brewery's history and their artisan brewing process.

The Vrtba Garden: A Green Oasis with a View

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Red roofs of Prague from the Vrtba Gardens

Close your eyes and imagine standing amidst a kaleidoscope of vibrant flowers, carefully arranged geometric patterns, and serene water fountains. Now add to this picture stunning panoramic views of Prague's terracotta rooftops, punctuated by the iconic spires of the City of a Hundred Spires. This isn't a dream; it's the Vrtba Garden, an enchanting hideaway where nature's allure and Prague's romantic skyline join hands.

Nestled in the heart of Lesser Town, the Vrtba Garden, a UNESCO World Heritage site, is an outstanding example of the Italian Baroque style. Designed in 1720 by František Maxmilián Kaňka, the garden is a maze of hidden corners and surprising vistas. Its terrace staircase, adorned with statues of Greek gods, offers a sweeping view of the city that has inspired poets and artists for centuries.
Who's it for?

So, who's this garden hideaway perfect for? If you're a romantic soul looking for a spot that feels like a scene from a fairy tale, this is your place. It's also a must-see for green thumbs who can appreciate the intricacies of a perfectly manicured Baroque garden.

The Green Way to Get There

Located at Karmelitská 25, you can reach the Vrtba Garden by taking tram 12, 20, or 22 to the Hellichova stop. Make sure to wander through the picturesque Lesser Town, a labyrinth of winding streets, brimming with quaint shops and cozy cafes.

Ačiū's Insider Tip:

The Vrtba Garden is one of Prague’s most coveted wedding locations. If you're lucky, you might stumble upon a beautiful ceremony. But this also means it's occasionally closed for private events.

So, always check their official website for the schedule. And don’t forget your camera – the top terrace has a mesmerizing view of St. Nicholas Church.

The Dancing House: Architecture that Waltzes

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Dancing House at Night

Imagine a building that doesn't just stand but sways and twirls! That's precisely what you get with the Dancing House, one of Prague's most distinctive architectural marvels. Nicknamed Fred and Ginger, after the famous dancers Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers, this masterpiece of deconstructivist architecture seems to waltz amidst the city's Gothic and Baroque surroundings, making it a must-see offbeat attraction in Prague.

The Dancing House, built between 1992 and 1996, is a stunning creation by world-renowned architects Vlado Milunić and Frank Gehry. Its dynamic design, which appears to defy physics, has not only altered the Prague skyline but also stirred up a fair bit of controversy. Some appreciate its avant-garde aesthetic, while others think it stands in stark contrast to Prague's traditional architectural style.

Who's if for?

Is the Dancing House for you? If you're an architecture aficionado, a fan of Gehry's work, or someone who relishes spotting unique buildings, the Dancing House will be a delight to your eyes. It's a photographer's dream because of its unique shape, and definitely worthy of your 'Gram'.

But even if you're none of the above, the magnificent city view from the top will still take your breath away.

Waltz Your Way There on the Tram

Located at Rašínovo nábřeží 80, 120 00 Nové Město, you can reach the Dancing House by hopping on tram 2, 9, 18, or 22 to Jiráskovo náměstí.

Just a few minutes walk away, you'll find the scenic Vltava riverbank, perfect for a post-visit stroll.

Ačiū's Insider Tip:

Make sure to visit the Glass Bar on the top floor of the Dancing House. It offers a panoramic view of the city, including the Prague Castle and the Charles Bridge. The entry is free, but you might want to grab a drink to enjoy with the view.

Ready to continue our journey through the backstreets and hidden corners of Prague? Let's go!

Kampa Island: A Picturesque Escape

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Kampa Island in Fall

Find yourself yearning for a tranquil moment amid the hustle and bustle of the city? Then Kampa Island, Prague's secret urban oasis, awaits your footprints. Nestled beneath the iconic Charles Bridge, this charming island marries natural serenity with intriguing artistic flair. With its park, baroque houses, modern art installations, and waterfront eateries, Kampa Island is an idyllic hidden gem in Prague that offers a little bit of everything.

Kampa Island's history is as colourful as its landscapes. Once the site of numerous mills fed by the Čertovka canal—also known as the Devil's Stream—the island has evolved into a captivating blend of the past and the present.

Don't miss the row of picturesque historic mill houses that adorn the island's edge, adding to its old-world allure.

Who's it for?

Kampa Island is a haven for everyone! Art enthusiasts will love the Kampa Museum and its collection of Central European art. Nature lovers can lose themselves in the verdant park, while hopeless romantics can share a peaceful moment by the water. Families, don't worry, there's a playground for the little ones too!

No Boat Needed

To reach Kampa Island, take tram 12, 20, or 22 to Malostranské náměstí and walk towards the Vltava River. From there, the island is only a few minutes' stroll away. In the vicinity, you'll find the Lennon Wall (we'll cover that next) and the stunning Charles Bridge—two other Prague must-sees.

Ačiū's Insider Tip:

Head to Na Kampě street on the island, and look for the small bronze statue of a water sprite—Prague's version of a hobgoblin. It's said to bring good luck to those who rub his belly!

Let's keep exploring the city off the beaten path. Ready for more of Prague's hidden gems?

Lennon Wall: A Vivid Canvas of Peace and Love

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Lennon Wall's graffiti is a must-see in Prague 

Step into a world of colour and expression where the language of art spills across an entire wall, painting messages of peace, love, and freedom. Welcome to the Lennon Wall, an ever-evolving tapestry of graffiti, lyrics, and sketches that are as fluid and changing as the city of Prague itself. It's not just a wall, but a living, breathing piece of the city's history, a symbol of resistance and a testament to the indomitable spirit of its people.

Once a normal wall, the Lennon Wall began its transformation in 1980 following John Lennon's assassination. It became a place for Prague's disheartened youth to vent their grievances against the Communist regime. Over the years, it has evolved into a vibrant space of artistic rebellion and a symbol of global ideals of love and peace.

There is this great tour to Prague's top sites that ends at the Lennon Wall for only a €3 booking fee. After that, you decide what the tour was worth by tipping the guide. Book it here!

I often do these tours when it's my first day in a new city. You meet other travellers and get a great lay of the land to plan your next few days. You can ask the guide or your fellow travellers what they have discovered that's off the beaten path in Prague. 

Who's it for?

Is the Lennon Wall for you? Well, if you're a fan of The Beatles, a lover of expressive street art, or a history enthusiast intrigued by relics of political resistance, this place will surely strike a chord.

Your Ticket to Ride: Getting There

Situated at Velkopřevorské náměstí in the Mala Strana, you can easily reach the Lennon Wall by taking tram 12, 20, or 22 to the Malostranské náměstí stop. Just a short stroll away, you'll find the Charles Bridge and its atmospheric Baroque statues.

Ačiū's Insider Tip:

While the Lennon Wall is a spectacle in itself, it becomes even more enchanting when the sun goes down.

As night falls, the colourful graffiti pops out against the dark, and the wall takes on a magical persona. Just remember, while everyone is welcome to contribute to the wall, do so with respect for the message it represents.

Let's continue our journey to unveil the other hidden gems in Prague, shall we?

Letná Park: Prague's Picturesque Picnic Spot

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View of Letná Park from Mánesuv Bridge

Imagine lounging on a grassy hill, a cool breeze brushing against your face, as you gaze upon the stunning panoramic views of the city and the Vltava River. This isn't a daydream, but a typical afternoon at Letná Park, one of Prague's largest and most beautiful green spaces.

Sprawled across Letná hill, overlooking the city, Letná Park (Letenské sady) has played host to a rollercoaster of history since its establishment in the 19th century. From being a vineyard, an execution ground, to housing the world's largest Stalin statue (which was later blown up, the park tells tales that resonate with the rhythm of the city's heart.

Who's it for?

This verdant oasis is a dream come true for nature lovers, fitness enthusiasts, and families. With vast open spaces, picturesque walking paths, and several playgrounds, there's something for everyone here.

Art lovers, don't miss the giant metronome, a symbol of the city's rhythm, standing where the Stalin statue once did.

Tram to the Park

Letná Park can be reached via tram – lines 5, 12, 15, 17, or 25. From the tram stop, a short walk uphill will lead you to the park. Nestled close to the park is the National Technical Museum and the Art Museum, perfect for a combined day's exploration.

Another great way to see the city and experience Letná Park is with a bike tour. This bike tour is highly rated and takes care of everything!

Ačiū's Insider Tip:

Don't forget to pack a picnic basket. Choose a scenic spot overlooking the Old Town and the Vltava River, and enjoy a leisurely lunch. Trust me, dining alfresco amidst the panoramic views of Prague is an experience you wouldn't want to miss!

Now, let's continue our journey through Prague's hidden gems.

Farmer's Markets: A Foodie's Paradise in Prague

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A farmer's Market is a look into local life

There's nothing like the sight of rows upon rows of fresh produce, artisan bread, homemade pastries, and locally brewed beers to make a foodie's heart flutter. Welcome to Prague's Farmer's Markets, where the local flavors come alive, and the city's food culture truly shines.

Prague's Farmer's Markets are more than just a place to buy groceries. They are vibrant community spaces that have been a staple of the city since the early 20th century. Each market holds its unique charm, but they all share the common goal of connecting local farmers, artisans, and small businesses with the city's residents and visitors.

Who's it for?

The Farmer's Markets are perfect for everyone, but especially food lovers and those curious about local cuisine. Each stall offers a slice of Prague's culinary scene, with fresh fruits, vegetables, artisanal cheeses, homemade pastries, and local beers and wines.

Don't hesitate to strike up a conversation with the vendors – they often have great cooking tips and recipe ideas to share!

Riding to the Market

Depending on which market you decide to visit, different public transport options are available. For instance, Naplavka Farmer's Market is reachable by tram (lines 2, 3, 7, 17, 21), while Jiriho z Podebrad Farmer's Market is near the Jiřího z Poděbrad metro station.

Ačiū's Insider Tip:

Start your day early and hit the markets with an empty stomach. You'll want to sample everything from the mouth-watering pastries to the hearty sausages. And don't forget to bring a reusable bag for all your delicious finds!

Holešovice District: The Creative Heart of Prague

Holesovice - a rebirth into an new trendy area

Step off the beaten path and into Prague’s thriving artsy enclave - the Holešovice District. Once an industrial powerhouse, the neighbourhood has transformed into a haven for the creatively inclined. As you stroll through leafy streets, you'll feel the rhythm of innovation and rebirth that pulses through Holešovice, a place where creativity comes to play and the ordinary becomes extraordinary. 

Holešovice is an urban phoenix, rising from its industrial ashes to become a beacon of contemporary art, cuisine, and culture. Its story is one of transformation, a testament to the indomitable spirit of Prague. With its unique blend of old and new, traditional and trendy, Holešovice is a compelling chapter in the city's narrative.

Step off the beaten path and into Prague’s thriving artsy enclave - the Holešovice District. Once an industrial powerhouse, the neighbourhood has transformed into a haven for the creatively inclined. As you stroll through leafy streets, you'll feel the rhythm of innovation and rebirth that pulses through Holešovice, a place where creativity comes to play and the ordinary becomes extraordinary. 

Holešovice is an urban phoenix, rising from its industrial ashes to become a beacon of contemporary art, cuisine, and culture. Its story is one of transformation, a testament to the indomitable spirit of Prague. With its unique blend of old and new, traditional and trendy, Holešovice is a compelling chapter in the city's narrative.

Who's it for?

Holešovice is a playground for the creative souls and those in love with the eclectic. Art enthusiasts, foodies seeking a gastronomic adventure, and travellers yearning to peel back the layers of Prague will be charmed by this district's distinctive character.

Ride the Lines

Navigating to Holešovice is a breeze with Prague's efficient tram system. Lines 6, 12, or 17 will drop you right into the heart of the district. Meander through its labyrinth of streets and let Holešovice reveal its secrets.

Ačiū's Insider Tip:

Holešovice is more than just its landmarks - it's a vibe. Embrace it and let the district guide you. On a sunny morning, follow the locals to the riverside Farmers' Market, a stone's throw from the "Výstaviště Holešovice" tram stop. 

For the cinema enthusiasts, Bio Oko is a must-visit. This independent movie theatre lets you watch your film lounging on a bean bag or sitting in an old car - how's that for a quirky Prague experience?

And as the day turns into night, head over to the eccentric Cross Club to experience the city's diverse nightlife. So grab a cocktail, mingle with the locals, and celebrate the unbridled spirit of Holešovice.

Find your Home in the Holešovice District

As you venture off the beaten path in Prague, you might be wondering where to hang your hat at the end of the day. No worries, we’ve got you covered. From social hostels to home-away-from-home aparthotels and upscale boutique hotels, Holešovice district offers a variety of accommodations to suit every traveller's taste and budget.

Here are a couple of recommendations for the best places to stay in this vibrant, artistic neighbourhood. Remember, every good adventurer needs a cozy base!

Hostel in Holešovice: Sir Toby's Hostel

Address: Dělnická 24, 170 00 Praha 7-Holešovice, Czechia

Sir Toby's Hostel offers a sociable and authentic backpacker experience, with communal areas perfect for meeting fellow travellers. The dorms and private rooms are comfortable, and the historic building adds to the character. It's conveniently located for exploring the local area.

Hotel for Couples: Art Hotel Prague

Address: Nad Královskou oborou 53, 170 00 Praha 7, Czechia

The Art Hotel Prague is a boutique-style hotel featuring unique art installations and a sophisticated ambiance. It offers well-appointed rooms with romantic views, perfect for couples. Its central location makes it an ideal base for exploring Holešovice and the rest of Prague.

Aparthotel in Holešovice: Residence Vysta

Address: U Výstaviště 13, 170 00 Praha 7-Holešovice, Czechia

The Residence Vysta offers apartment-style accommodations with the convenience of hotel services. Ideal for those who enjoy self-catering, it offers a mix of apartments and rooms, each well-equipped and tastefully decorated.

Exploring Prague: Tips and Tricks for the Intrepid Traveler

Buckle up, adventurous souls! We're about to drop some serious wisdom to help you make the most of your time in the enchanting city of Prague. Get ready to explore the nooks and crannies of this magical city like a true insider, with our exclusive Aciu tips and tricks!

Timing is Everything

First things first, timing is key to enjoying Prague without battling the masses. While there's no denying the city's allure during peak tourist seasons, you'll have a more authentic and enjoyable experience if you visit during the shoulder seasons (April-May or September-October). The weather is still pleasant, but with fewer crowds and lower prices, you'll have a more relaxed and immersive experience.

Public Transportation: Your Ticket to Prague

Don't underestimate the power of Prague's excellent public transportation system. A mix of trams, buses, and metros will get you anywhere you need to go, saving your feet from fatigue and your wallet from taxi fares. Pro-tip: Grab a 24-hour, 48-hour, or 72-hour ticket for unlimited rides during your stay. Oh, and don't forget to validate your ticket before hopping on board to avoid fines!

Eat Like a Local

Sure, you can stick to the touristy restaurants, but we say embrace your inner foodie and dive into the city's local culinary scene. Venture off the beaten path to find hidden gems that serve traditional Czech cuisine at a fraction of the price. And when in doubt, follow the locals – they know where the good stuff is!

Souvenir Smarts

We know you want a little something to remember Prague by, but skip the overpriced souvenir shops and head straight to the local markets or small independent stores instead. Not only will you find unique items with more character, but you'll also be supporting local artisans and businesses.

Remember, when embarking on your journey off the beaten path in Prague, having solid travel insurance is as essential as your passport. I recommend World Nomads for comprehensive coverage that gives you peace of mind so you can focus on discovering Prague's hidden gems.

Ačiū's Insider Tip: Get Lost (On Purpose!)

The best way to truly discover Prague's charm is to let your feet guide you. Wander off the well-trodden tourist path and allow yourself to get lost in the city's winding cobblestone streets, picturesque alleys, and charming courtyards. You'll find hidden gems at every turn, and the memories you make while exploring the city's less-travelled corners will be unforgettable.

There you have it, intrepid travellers – our insider tips to help you conquer Prague like a pro. Armed with this knowledge, you're all set to embark on a journey that's as unique as you are. Now go forth and explore!

Money Matters: Smart Budgeting for Your Prague Adventure

When it comes to enjoying your Prague adventure without breaking the bank, a little budgeting savvy goes a long way! Here's a breakdown of what you should keep in mind to ensure you're not caught off guard.

Money Matters: Smart Budgeting for Your Prague Adventure

Currency: Get to Know the Koruna

First off, familiarize yourself with the local currency, the Czech Koruna (CZK). While some places accept Euros, it's usually at a less favourable exchange rate, so stick to the Koruna for the best value.

Cash vs. Card

Most businesses in Prague accept credit cards, especially in the city centre and major tourist areas. However, it's always a good idea to carry some cash for small purchases, especially at local markets, smaller shops, or off-the-beaten-path restaurants.

Budgeting Your Expenses

The cost of living in Prague is lower compared to other European capitals, so your money will stretch a bit further. Still, set a daily budget for food, sightseeing, shopping, and entertainment. A good rule of thumb is to allocate around 300-500 CZK for a decent meal, and remember, beer is often cheaper than water in the Czech Republic!

In the end, smart budgeting isn't about restricting your enjoyment—it's about making the most of every Koruna so that you can fully immerse yourself in the wonder that is Prague!

Ačiū's Insider Tip: Watch Out for Tourist Traps

Be wary of changing money at the airport or at change offices in touristy areas, as they often have unfavourable exchange rates. Instead, withdraw money from ATMs or exchange it at your bank before you travel.

Also, always check your bills and coins carefully, and beware of restaurants that don't display their prices prominently.

Here's a great video showing you what to watch out for when you are using ATMs in Prague. 

Other Hidden Places in Prague to Consider

Can't get enough of Prague's enchanting allure? Well, you're in luck! Our city of a hundred spires has more than enough hidden gems to keep the magic going

Letná Beer Garden: Grab a cold pint and enjoy stunning views of the city and the Vltava River.

Vyšehrad Castle: Older than Prague Castle and far less crowded, Vyšehrad offers history, tranquillity, and breath-taking panoramas.

Zizkov Television Tower: A bit of a local oddity, the tower features David Černý's quirky 'babies' sculptures crawling up its sides. An observation deck provides 360-degree views of Prague.

Prague's Vineyards: Yes, Prague has vineyards! Check out those in Troja or at the foot of the Vyšehrad fortress for a delightful wine-tasting experience.

Riegrovy Sady Park: Enjoy a picnic and catch a sunset over the city skyline, you won't regret it!

Conclusion: Your Prague Adventure Awaits!

Well, there you have it, a treasure trove of Prague's hidden gems that transport you beyond the well-trodden tourist paths and immerse you in the city's captivating underbelly.

From sipping heavenly brews in monastic breweries to basking in the serene beauty of Vrtba Garden, each location we've uncovered offers unique experiences, stories, and magic.

But remember, this guide is just the start of your journey. Prague, with its rich history and vibrant culture, constantly evolves and reinvents itself. The city beckons you to delve deeper, explore further, and craft your own adventure. After all, the real charm of Prague lies not only in its known landmarks but in its hidden corners waiting to be discovered.

As always, the Aciu team has got your back. With our insider tips and detailed information, we've got you covered, but the real exploration begins with you. So, embrace your wanderlust, pack your spirit of adventure, and let Prague's hidden gems unveil their secrets to you.

Get ready, intrepid traveller, your Prague adventure awaits!

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