To inspire your first visit to the Czech capital, we’ve assembled some of the city’s most important and interesting landmarks. The Concierge team at Four Seasons Hotel Prague will guide you according to your own interests, a well as make the arrangements during your visit.
Petrin Lookout Tower
Built in 1891, the Petrin Tower is a steel framework structure, strongly resembling the Eiffel Tower. Originally an observation tower and transmission tower,it now serves as a major tourist attraction with amazing views.
The Jewish Quarter dates back to the 13th century, when all Jewish citizens were forced to relocate here. Explore the museum, historic synagogues as well as one of the world’s oldest Jewish cemeteries.
One of the original city gates, the Powder Tower separates Old Town and New Town. Climb 186 steps inside to reach the viewing platform for magical views over Old Town.
One of the city’s most important historical sites, Vysehrad is a 10th-century fortress on a high cliff above the river. Local legend holds that this was the location of the first settlement that eventually became Prague.
An abbey founded in 1140 by Prince Vladislav II, the Strahov Monastery features libraries that are over 800 years old. Discover one of Europe’s most beautiful book rooms, featuring many illuminated manuscripts.
OUR LADY VICTORIOUS
This baroque church is famous for its statuette of the Infant Jesus of Prague, whose wardrobe includes two crowns and about 46 robes. His vestments are changed about ten times a year.
These beautiful baroque buildings were originally part of a Jesuit College, and later housed the Jesuit book collection. Now it is the National Library of the Czech Republic, with more than six million books.
The 1920s villa for Milada and Frantisek Muller is the chef-d’oeuvre of avant-garde architect Adolf Loos. The interiors offer a harmony between modern Functionalism and classic English style.