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Prague is a vibrant and historical city bursting with sightseeing opportunities and an interesting past. These top tips will help you to make the most of your experience whilst staying safe.

Top 5 things to see and do in Prague

1. Prague Castle

With large grounds containing historical wonders such as Golden Lane, Prague Castle is a collaboration of many different architectural styles such as Gothic and Renaissance, giving the castle its uniqueness.

Top 5 things to see and do in Prague

2. Prague Astronomical clock

Crowds gather beneath the astronomical clock on the hour, waiting for its intricate display of the twelve apostles, a beautiful artwork from the middle ages.

Top 5 things to see and do in Prague

3. The Strahov Monastery

If you love books, this 11th-century monastery will fill all your literary needs whilst abroad, with decadent shelve-lined walls and dusty tomes that you could only previously imagine.

Top 5 things to see and do in Prague

4. The Lennon Wall

The John Lennon wall has been used for protest art since 1948, and now displays colourful graffiti in the shape of peace slogans and song lyrics.

Top 5 things to see and do in Prague

5. Kafka Museum

This museum is as strange as its namesake, with interactive exhibitions and collections of Kafkas letter from his turbulent adulthood.

What is the best time to visit Prague?

Although Pragues weather is generally cold, the best time to visit would be either side of the summer, in April-June and September-October as the summer months are extremely crowded, especially in the tourist areas.

Is EHIC valid in Prague?

EHICs are valid in Prague to the level of a citizen of the Czech Republic. However, you must ensure that you understand what treatments are free and what must be done under private health care, which you would have to pay extra for. You can make sure that you are covered for pre-existing medical conditions and other travel concerns by taking out travel insurance, allowing you to have financial protection in an emergency.

Is Prague a safe place to travel to?

Prague is a generally safe place to travel to. However, like most European cities, there is a risk of petty crimes such as pickpockets, especially in crowded tourist areas.

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