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.
BEST RESTAURANTS WITH A VIEW. When visiting Prague, there are some restaurants that 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 Chhelna. If you are looking for a little romance as well Palffy Palac and U Modre Kachnicky will all fit the bill.