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What To Do In Prague — Fall 2017 Pledge Drive

Old Town Square & Astronomical Clock

  • Admire the architecture of Prague while visiting the restaurants, merchants, and musicians that line the Square.
  • Be sure to stop by the Astronomical Clock on the hour – built in 1410, it includes the position of the sun and moon in the sky, calendar, and animated figures set in motion on the hour

Prague Castle

  • Founded in the 9 th century, Prague Castle is the largest ancient castle in the world, at the size of roughly 7 football fields.
  • Within its walls lies a collection of museums, galleries, churches, historic buildings, and gardens.
  • Included highlights are St. Vitus Cathedral (925 A.D.), and Golden Lane – the smallest street in Prague whose houses look like they came right out of a fairytale.

The National Theatre

  • Be sure to see an Opera, Drama, or Ballet performance at the National Theatre – generally considered the prime stage in the Czech Republic.

 

The Jewish Museum in Prague

  • Includes one of the largest collections of Jewish ceremonial art, books, and archives
  • Home to a number of important synagogues, and the oldest surviving cemetery of its kind.