Given that there are beautiful places one can visit throughout the world, 3 days in Prague is an exceptional choice.
It is a beautifully made city that prides itself on the quirky art, centuries-old buildings, the tasty beer, and much more that make it an exceptional destination for travelers.
To make it even more interesting, Prague stands out amidst aggressive wars, and given that Hitler spared her during the World War 2, it means it’s a living enigma.
If planning to go there with your loved ones and you are not sure of where to start from, here is what to see in Prague in 3 days.
3 Days in Prague: Day one
Take a walking tour
After praying for your journey, it is now time to explore Prague and Sandemans NewEurope offers a free tour through the Prague City Walking Tour.
The walking tour is a great way to start off your 3 days in Prague because you get a chance to familiarize with the city as you learn the history at the beginning of your stay.
The tour takes three hours and during the walk, you learn about Prague’s architectural significance, the city during the communist era, and the role of the city during the World War 2.
After exploring the city, remember appreciate your guide by tipping him or her as you expect to see more about the city.
See the infant Jesus of Prague
Once you land in Prague, you will notice that it is the largest and the capital city of the Czech Republic.
It would be perfect to go to the Mala Strana and have a close view of the Infant Jesus of Prague, which is also referred to as the Child of Prague. Here is the perfect place for a believer to meet for prayers because it is a Roman Catholic statue of Jesus Christ as a child.
The reason I recommend coming here as the first place is for you to thank the Lord for journey mercies from your country, and as well pray for your three days to be a success.
It will be a pleasure to meet other believers who visit the shrine every day to pray and make wishes believing that they will come true.
The statue is beautifully made given that it is encased in an ornately gilded shrine that dates back to the 16th century, and something that will please your eyes.
Visit old town square
The above tour finishes some few meters from the Old Town square which is a perfect place to Czech cuisine as well as their world’s famous beer.
You can drop by Restaurace U Pinkasu and try their dish on their outside seating as you have a nice view of the city.
At the Old Town Square, you will see the Church of Our Lady Before Tyn with an iconic twin spire that towers the square and take a selfie or a group photo for memories.
Here, you still can see a beautiful Astronomical Clock that dates back to 1410, making it the oldest Astronomical clock that still works, and the third oldest clock in the world.
The clock has a golden face that pleases the eyes.
Visit Klementinum Praha Library
From the old town square, you can take a walk to Klementinum Praha National Library which is a must-see attraction in Prague that dates back to 1722.
In the library, you will see gold encrusted pillars, hand-painted ceiling, and unquestionable air of grandeur with ornate globes.
The library also has an Astronomical Tower which enables you to have a glimpse of the city when you climb to the top.
End your day at Hotel Modrá Růže
In the evening, you could be so tired and the only thing you need at that time is a good place to dine and eventually sleep, and that place could be no other than Hotel Modrá Růže.
The place has spacious rooms with flat-screen TVs and you get to enjoy in-room massages and phones.
The beds are cozy and ensure you sleep like a baby.
There are minibars available and you get to enjoy refreshments of your choice and a buffet breakfast served every day from 7 AM to 10.30AM will ensure you start your second day with vigor.
3 Days in Prague: Day two
Stroll across the Charles Bridge
It goes without saying that the most attractive things in life are free and Charles Bridge is a true definition of beauty.
It is a century bridge that dates back to 14th century and is one of the most exquisite arts in Prague.
When floods swept a bridge at that place, Charles IV commissioned the Charles Bridge in 1357 and after its completion in 1390, some striking statues were added in the 17th century and named after Charles in the 19th century.
It is an amazing image to see and to take selfies as well as group photo with your loved ones.
See the old Jewish Ghetto
Between the old town and the Vltava River is a beautiful Jewish quarter, also known as Josefov, which is an apple of your eyes.
The quarter dates back to 13th century when all the Jewish living in Prague were ordered to settle in this area after vacating from their homes.
These Jews joined other exiled Jews from various European countries and made this place their only dwelling place.
Once you come here, you will also get an opportunity to see significant historical buildings such as six synagogues and take selfies for a souvenir to take with you back home.
Visit Prague Castle
The Prague castle is located in Hradcany Castle district and is definitely one of the most popular tourist attractions in the city.
Besides being the official residence of the president, the incredible Castle has traditionally been viewed as the seat of Czech rulers.
You don’t pay a dime to enter to the ground, although getting a ticket provides you with an opportunity to see other amazing buildings such as Golden Lane and Basilica of St George.
When you get here, please don’t forget to take a photo or two with your loved ones.
See the Treasures of St Vitus Cathedral
St Vitus Cathedral is one of the most astonishing attractions in Prague which you must see. The cathedral is located in the castle grounds and was completed in 1929.
You can see it from anywhere around the city of Prague, but coming here is an added advantage as you get to see other amazing treasures such as the tomb of St of John Nepomuk, the art nouveau stained glass, the one of a kind Chapel of St Wenceslas.
Eat a Pork Knuckle
After visiting various places and having a look at the beauty of Prague, taking your time and having a taste of the most popular Czech cuisine well known as Koleno would be a great idea.
The meat is marinated in beer and you will have it served with dark Czech bread and pickled vegetables.
When served, many eyes will be on you but the tasty pork is definitely worth the attention, and therefore, don’t shy off; just eat as they salivate.
From there, spend the night at the Alchymist Prague Castle Suites and enjoy a glass of wine and after that sleep like a baby in their spacious rooms.
In the morning, the friendly staff will ensure that you are served with fresh and homemade breakfast to start off a new day with energy. Try local food as part of your 3 days in Prague itinerary.
3 Days in Prague: Day three
Examine the KGB Museum
KGB museum is a small museum that was established by a Russian enthusiast and houses a collection of objects that relate to the Soviet Union’s secret police.
If your lucky star shines on you, the collector can take you around where you will see secret weapons, spy cameras, as well as interrogation equipment.
Within the museum, other eye-catching exhibits include the Prague photographs that were taken by KGB officer in 1968 where the Prague streets appear empty.
View the Seven Foot Tall Sigmund Freud
Once you visit Prague, nothing could be more exciting than walking through the Stare Metro’s sublime urban area within the Old Town and have a glimpse at the visible sky.
Your eyes will see a seven-foot-tall sculpture that belongs to Sigmund Freud who is the world famous psycho-analyst. His sculpture hangs from a metal beam along the cobbled streets, and don’t forget to capture this heartbreaking sculp by taking a photo with your loved ones.
The sculpture is not only famous in Prague but it has also been exhibited in other famous cities such as London, Chicago, and Berlin. Since it was created, it triggers calls to an emergency that makes people respond well to an emergency to save lives.
Look up to the Lennon Wall
If you were born three decades ago and you have a heart for music, you could probably remember a famous singer and songwriter by the name John Lennon.
If you were not born by then but the name John Lennon rings a bell, then you can connect to his memories by visiting John Lennon Wall.
This wall was a normal wall but since 1980, it was rebranded by art students who painted John Lennon’s image as well as pieces of lyrics from Beatles songs. When you come here, take as many selfies as possible and group photos to always pay homage to Lennon.
Observe puppet show
When you visit Prague, the first thing you realize is that people here love their puppets. Don Giovanni Traditional Marionettes Show is very popular.
You may wonder why but the history of puppets dates back to the 12th century when they were used as entertainment tools at ceremonies and royal feasts.
In fact, the 30 puppet marker, 20 specialized puppet shops, and a puppet museum can tell more about how passionate the citizens are about puppets.
You can catch a puppet show in the Theatre Spejbla & Hurvinek and the National Marionette Theatre both of which offer spectacular performances that you’d love to see.
Sail on the Vltava
In the afternoon, you can enjoy viewing Prague from the unique river Vltava where you will get a chance to see various historical monuments and buildings from a different perspective.
Sailing around the city is priced and you can have your late lunch at that place. The place allows you to enjoy the serenity of Prague in a quiet place as you take selfies to capture the waters.
Visit at Jelení Príkop
In the afternoon, you could be so tired that all you want is a tranquil environment to reflect on how your two previous days experience was, and that place could be no other than at Jelení Príkop, famously known as Stag Moat.
Stag Moat is located at the backside of Prague castle and you get to enjoy a pre-dinner troll or a picnic and see the stretch of greenery in Prague and when you get out of here, you will not have explored everything in Prague, but you will definitely have something to smile about.
Visit Wenceslas Square for shopping in your 3 days in Prague
In the evening, you might realize that your three day in Prague is about to elapse yet you have not gone for shopping.
Given that you need something tangible to show to the people you left behind, Wenceslas Square will be the perfect place to do your shopping.
When you come here, you will be amazed to see loads of international brands that range from Mango, H&M, Zara, Adidas, and Nike.
Once you get home, your friends will be looking up to you and once they see the collection you bought, they will be glad you went to Prague and not any other place.
Final thoughts for your 3 Days in Prague
Beauty lies in the eyes of beholders is a famous saying that has been said over and over again, but the case is different when you visit Prague because everything you see becomes an apple of your eyes just like it does to anybody else.
Prague is a beautifully made city with astonishing buildings and monuments that please the eyes.
It marks one of the most beautiful places that help you escape the daily hustles and bustles and the above are some of what you can experience in 3 days in Prague.
The next time you get a leave from work or plan to take your family on vacation, Prague can be the best place for all of you. Germany is nearby and you can definitely have lots of fun there too.