Prague is full of fun and activities.There are many leisure activities in in Prague that will help you to relax during your study in Czech Republic. We give a quick overview here.
Beer & Breweries
No Prague holiday is complete without relishing the Czech beer. The Czech people take pride in the quality of beer and consider their beer as the best in the world. Beer is not just a drink, it is culture down here. With a pint of this frothy golden brown liquid down your throat, you’ll be fortified to experience many treasures of Prague. To get some of the best beer experiences visit Prague Beer Museum, Pilsner Urquell Brewery, U Fleku Beer Hall, Bredovsky Dvur or Tankovna where the beer is tanked up (beer without carbon dioxide) so you can enjoy its full taste. There are also other beers around prague that are drafted from tank, e.g. Budweiser and many other.
Cruising along the Vltava River in Prague is an experience not to be missed. There are many day as well as night cruises available offering sumptuous lunches or dinners accordingly. You might opt for a day cruise and enjoy the serenity of the river in broad daylight while feeding the many swans that grace the river. Alternatively you can cruise the river under a starlit sky, while the night holds many mysteries to be unravelled.
Theatre is a live and kicking art form in Prague. The Czech National Theatre, Estates Theatre and National Marionette theatre do their best to keep this form pulsing with life. This is a city which saw the premiere act of ‘Don Giovanni’ by Mozart. It comes as no surprise then that theatres in Prague is still throbbing with life. Black theatre is a popular form that has evolved over the years. Marionettes are traditional Czech puppets that have had many faces over the years. There is no dearth of choice to view plays for both, children and adults in Prague.
Nostalgic tram no. 91
Climb aboard this vintage ride and delve into the days of a bygone era. The tram cars date back to years from 1908 to 1924. The ride is through a special route that cruises along Wenceslas Square, National Theatre, Prague Castle and ends at Vystaviste. This vintage ride can be boarded at any of the stops and tickets can be purchased on board. A point to note is that ordinary passes and public transport tickets do not apply for this line.
Opera & concerts
Prague boasts of some of the best opera houses in Europe. There are always ballets, opera presentations and classical concerts happening in the city at any time of the year. You will witness some of the best performances happening in the city.
Petrin Funicular railway
The Petrin Funicular railway began its journey in the year 1891. Today it is fitted with contemporary coaches that climb up the Petrin hill on a 510 metre track. This rail saves visitors an exhausting climb up the hill while allowing passengers to admire the pleasant views that pass by and unloads its cargo at the Petrin Lookout Tower. The train runs every 10 minutes or 15 minutes from November to March.
Folklore entertainment with fine dining
Grace a Czech folklore dinner party hosted at many of the restaurants in Prague. It promises a night, filled with music and live folk dances. Sumptuous delicacies at the dinner table make the evening highly entertaining. You can sit back, relax and enjoy the show or join in the fun. The free flowing beer or other beverages do their best to complement the evening.
Prague has an old world charm with old book shops and antiques, souvenir shops scattered across the city. The Czech crystal works are pieces of art and something beautiful to take home and remember this beautiful city. Flea markets held mostly on weekends will reveal all the charms and eccentricities of Prague. Along with the charms of the old many renowned and upcoming international brands can be found in the city.