Prague is the capital city of the Czech Republic and is nicknamed the “city of a hundred spires” thanks to its array of churches. It is known for its beautiful, historical architecture, gothic buildings, and astronomical clock where you can watch stunning light shows every hour. It is one of the most popular city break destinations in Europe and attracts everyone from couples wanting a romantic break away to hen and stag parties looking for somewhere unique.
Groups of friends can go and make the most of the array of bars, pubs and things to do and families can enjoy the different activities on offer. In this article, we look at five unusual things to do in Prague that you’re sure to love.
Go to a shooting range
Heading to a shooting range isn’t something you might consider when going on a city break, but it’s one of the most fun, unusual activities to do when visiting Prague. Head to a shooting range where you can take part in an array of activities shooting in Prague just 40 minutes from the city centre. It’s a great group activity for those that know each other and if you are looking to get to know everyone too, such as on a stag do.
Take a hot air balloon ride
There is no better way to see the sights of a city than from the skies, so when you are in Prague, why not take a hot air balloon ride? Hot air balloon rides are luxurious and unique, offering you a memorable experience that you can’t forget in a hurry! You could indulge in a glass of champagne and watch the sun rise or set while taking in the beautiful views below you.
Head on a ghost tour
With Prague being such a historical city, it’s no surprise that there are rumours of ghosts that reside in the streets! If you love a bit of history, you can book onto one of the many ghost tours that run, seeing some of the best and most chilling spots around Prague. Be warned, this isn’t necessarily for the faint hearted!
Book on for a Black Light Theatre Performance
The Black Light Theatre is a beautiful and immersive show where you can watch actors and acrobats utilizing lights and sounds to bring a show unlike anything you have ever seen before. With bright lights, silhouettes and a lot of creativity, it’s a real must when looking for unique activities in Prague.
Visit the Prague Metronome
The Prague Metronome is a 75-foot tall metronome that is situated in the Letná Park. It is fully functioning and a great, unique thing for you to go and see when you get some time. Situated in the Park and near the Vltava River, be sure to bring a picnic lunch and make the most of the location.
These are just a few of the more unique things you can do in Prague that are different from the standard activities you might indulge in on a city break. What are some of the top unique activities you are looking forward to doing? Let us know in the comments below, we’d love to hear from you.
About the Author: Ruben, co-founder of Gamintraveler.com since 2014, is a seasoned traveler from Spain who has explored over 100 countries since 2009. Known for his extensive travel adventures across South America, Europe, the US, Australia, New Zealand, Asia, and Africa, Ruben combines his passion for adventurous yet sustainable living with his love for cycling, highlighted by his remarkable 5-month bicycle journey from Spain to Norway. He currently resides in Spain, where he continues to share his travel experiences alongside his partner, Rachel, and their son, Han.