Best City Views
The fact that Prague is often referred to as “the City of a Thousand Spires” ensures that you can be treated to many 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. 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
This provides an excellent view all the way from the Powder Gate, past the Municipal House and towards Old Town. read more
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.
This is the resting place of a former statue in memory of Stalin but now home to a giant metronome with fantastic views.
It provides a view all the way along the Vltava river as it makes way away from Vysehrad. read more
This tower has views that allow a 360 scan of the whole city. read more
Views all the way from the garden terrace to the bridges on the river.
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. 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 rebuilt and now functions as a café.
This big park in Prague’s centre is popular with people 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 city’s historical area, Vyšehrad and the centre.
Best Restaurants With a View
When visiting Prague, some restaurants will give you a fantastic view of the city, including Bellavista, Terasa U Zlaté Studně (Terrace at the Golden Well), Boat Hotel Matylda Ristorante, Kampa Park, Letenský zámeček (Letná Beer Garden), Coda at the Aria Hotel, Terasa Hotel U Prince, Ginger & Fred, Villa Richter, Grosseto Marina Ristorante and Hergetova Cihelna. If you are looking for a little romance as well, Palffy Palac and U Modre Kachnicky will all fit the bill.