The fact that Prague is often referred to as “the City of a Thousand Spires” ensures that you can be treated to a number of spectacular views. Some of the best include:
St. Vitus Cathedral – If you can make it up the 287 stairs to the top, you will witness a stunning view of the whole city. read more
Petřín Hill Observation Tower – This observatory provides stunning views across Lesser Town and it is also possible to catch a glimpse of the highest point in the Czech Republic – Snezka – on a day with good visibility. read more
Lesser Town Tower Bridge – Provides stunning views of Charles Bridge, as well as the river. read more
St. Nicholas Church – This vantage point will allow you to experience a 360 degree panorama of the whole of Lesser Town, Old Town and the majestic river. read more
Old Town Bridge Tower – Located on the east of Charles Bridge, this provides spectacular sights of the whole of the heart of Prague.
Old Town Hall Tower – Spectacular vistas across the Old Town and the square, as well as the location of a trumpeter who sounds his instrument after the Astronomical Clock sounds. read more
Powder Gate – This provides an excellent view all the way from the Powder Gate, past the Municipal House and towards Old Town. read more
Jindřišská Tower – Should you climb up to the 10th level, you will find fantastic views of the vibrant Wenceslas Square and further. The restaurant here provides fantastic views too.
Letná Metronome – This is the resting place of a former statue in memory of Stalin, but now home to a giant metronome with fantastic views.
Vyšehrad – Provides a view all the way along the river as it makes its way away from Vysehrad. read more
Klementinum – This tower has views that allow a 360 scan of the whole city. read more
Belvedere – Views all the way from the garden terrace to the bridges on the river.
Kampa Island – Views all the way across Charles Bridge and the Old Town.
Hotel U Prince – The view from the rooftop café of this building is simply a joy to behold, showing Prague in all of its glory.
Old Royal Palace – The south views of this building are spectacular and stretch for miles.
The Rieger Gardens – This big park, comprising an approximate area of eleven hectares, is situated within the district of Vinohrady. In the famous Zahrádky garden restaurant’s direct vicinity, is a view of the Lesser Quarter and Prague Castle. The previous look-out tower, known as “The Dairy”, has been re-built and now functions as a café.
Parukářka – This big park in Prague’s centre is popular with people as a place to visit to take a break from the city rush. This park provides an extensive view of the Žižkov Tower for Broadcasting and a serene view of the city centre.
Dobeška (Branická skála) – This is a picturesque view of Barrandov and Podolí from Dobeška, and Smíchov, Prague Castle can also be seen, along with the historical area of the city, Vyšehrad and the centre.