Every night in Prague is unique and surprising for both tourists and residents. Abundant lighting at night turns the Czech capital into a city with extraterrestrial spirit. No wonder that ghosts are a common phenomenon in Prague. Dare to explore one of the most mystical capitals in Europe.
1. Visit Charles Bridge
Undoubtedly, Charles Bridge is one of the most important symbols of Prague. Located in the very center of the city, it plays a more important role than just connecting two banks of the Vltava River.
Charles Bridge is a pedestrian bridge, which is decorated with many fancy statues. Moreover, there are street musicians and souvenir counters along the bridge.
If you visit the bridge at night, you will be impressed by the illuminated architecture of Prague.
2. Drink Beer in Old Town Square
Czech beer is considered the best in the world. If you are a fan of this low-alcohol beverage, don’t hesitate to take a tour to one of the beer factories in the daytime.
When it is dark, you have a unique chance to taste the just brewed beer in one of most famous beer pubs. Most of them are located around Old Town Square where the beer adds peculiarity to the historical atmosphere of this location.
3. Party Hard in “Karlovy Lazne”
“Karlovy Lazne” is one of the most famous nightclubs in Europe because it is located in a historic building right next to Charles Bridge. According to the history, the 5-story building was founded in the 14th century. Nowadays it is the paradise for party enthusiasts because each floor has its rhythm and style of music.
Travel tip: if you enter the nightclub before 9 p.m., the entrance is only about $2.5 per person.
4. Sing Karaoke Loudly
Czech people love big holidays, that’s why karaoke is a popular attraction at night. Walking around the city center, you may encounter lots of places where you can sing and dance without knowing lyrics by heart.
Take your friends to K’Star Karaoke, Poison Bar of Lifestyle Karaoke Bar to spend a funny and enjoyable evening.
5. Food Experience in “Music Park”
“Music Park” is an unusual nightclub. Except for the big general dancing floor, there are many rooms where you can taste local cuisine of many nationalities. Keep in mind, in the American corner you have a chance to taste absinthe even though this alcoholic beverage is forbidden in the rest of Europe.
6. Visit Local Museums
As a rule, museums are open until maximum 8 p.m. However, the rule does not apply to Prague where most institutions are public all night long in spring and summer.
The museums invite visitors organizing entertaining programme, such as concerts, exhibitions, theatrical performances, meetings with outstanding people, etc. Moreover, there is no entrance fee for the night events in the museums.
7. Participate in the Night of Churches
At the end of May, Czechs celebrate the Night of Churches in Prague. During the holiday you can visit any church in the capital for free. The Night of Churches is a special day for Catholic people who have a chance to approach one of the most significant religious and architectural monument in the world.
In addition to visiting the churches, everybody has a chance to visit unique exhibitions and look at the rare and valuable items stored in these churches.
8. Walk to Petrin Hill
Petrin Hill is a beloved tourist destination in the dynamic capital. It is a favorite place for recreation in the daytime. However, it is even more famous at night.
Thanks to Petrin Tower, which is quite similar to the Eiffel Tower, Prague is sometimes called “the Eastern Paris.” No wonder, it attracts many curious tourists.
One more thing that makes Petrin Hill famous is an observatory where everyone can watch the stars and planets at night.
9. Visit Strahov Monastery
The Strahov Monastery is one of the oldest among all active religious venues in the Czech Republic. When it comes to architecture, the walls of the monastery combine two the most fabulous styles of Renaissance and Barokko.
The monastery is famous because 16 monks are buried in its territory.
Not everybody knows that the monastery is often open in the evening and at night.
As a bonus, you have a chance to watch amazing redfish in a luxury pond next to the monastery.
10. Move Slowly Around the City
In order to feel the fairy spirit of Prague, you should move slowly. The best way is to walk or rent a bicycle overnight when it is not cold.
Prague is an extremely safe city, so you do not have to worry about your belonging when you see a stranger in the distance.
All the main attractions are lit at night, so visit as many as you can: Old Town Square, St. Vitus Cathedral, Wenceslas Square, Dancing House, National Gallery and many other.
Updated: March 25, 2018