Opening Hours

Banks: Monday to Friday 8/9:00 am – 16/17:00pm

Shops: Some are closed on Sunday but in the centre you will find many shops and malls open later and on Sundays as well. Monday to Friday 9:00-18:00, Saturday 9-12/13:00. Big shopping malls close at 20/22:00pm.

Museums/ Attractions: Main attractions and museums are typically open Tuesday through Sunday 10am-18:00pm, but there are some exceptions (like Jewish Museum’s synagogue is closed on Saturday)

Dance/Night Clubs: in the city centre are usually open every day from 10:00pm – 03/05:00am (usually close earlier on weekdays). Hit the town on Thursday, Friday or Saturday night when bars and discos are often open until the early hours. Restaurants and Cafes: are generally open from 11:00am – 23:00pm/24:00pm.

Pubs / Beer Halls: most pubs open before lunch and close at around 10:00pm or 11:00pm.

Bars: Opening hours vary, but it is not unusual to find bars closing early in the morning and opening late afternoon. Some even do not close.


Reminders Each Day

Mondays: The majority of the main sights—like the Jewish Quarter and Prague Castle—are open, although many of the other sights, such as the Czech Cubism Museum, the Chapel of Bethlehem (during winter), the Church of Loreta, the Golden Ring House, the Medieval Art Museum and Sternberg Palace, are shut.

If you are day tripping, the Kutná Hora (Sedlec Bone Church) and Terezín  is open. The 3 most popular castles— Konopiště, Křivoklát and Karlštejn—are shut.

Tuesdays to Fridays: Every sight is open in Prague, irrespective of the season.

Saturdays: The sights of the Jewish Quarter  – are shut. If you are planning a trip, the Crematorium, the Columbarium and the Terezín memorial are also shut.

Sundays: The Prague Castle St Vitus Cathedral is shut on Sunday mornings for Mass. Some shops have reduced hours, or are shut.


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