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Brutalism 1970
Kotva Department Store
Audio Guide 2019
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Atlas Obscura 2017
R2-D2 of Prague

Discover R2-D2 of Prague in Prague, Czechia: Street artists transformed an abandoned air vent into the beloved Star Wars robot.

Atlas Obscura 2017
Prague’s Statue of Kafka Riding a Giant Suit

Discover Statue of Franz Kafka in Prague, Czechia: A surreal statue honoring Prague's favorite literary son.

Atlas Obscura 2017
An Orwellian Sculpture With Eyeball Cameras Watches Passersby

Passersby might be shocked to find themselves broadcast onto one of six monitors in the area.

Atlas Obscura 2019
The Old Wastewater Treatment Plant Stará čistírna

Discover The Old Wastewater Treatment Plant Stará čistírna in Prague, Czechia: One of the oldest, well-preserved water treatment facilities in all of Europe.

Atlas Obscura 2020
J.A. Comenius Museum

Discover J.A. Comenius Museum in Prague, Czechia: Dedicated to the "father of modern education," this museum documents the history of education in Czechia.

Atlas Obscura 2018
David Černý’s Embryo

Discover David Černý's Embryo in Prague, Czechia: One of the famous Czech artist's lesser-known Prague installations appears to be a glowing fetus affixed to a drainpipe.

Brutalism 1977
Nova? Sce?na
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Prague Ghostly Tour
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Atlas Obscura 2017
A Jenga-Style Cylindrical Tower of Books

The "Idiom" installation is a literary tower that appears to go on forever.

Atlas Obscura 2017
For Three Centuries, Prague Used This Meridian to Tell Time

The city used a shadow cast by a Marian column to determine high noon.

Atlas Obscura 2018
The Window That Started the Thirty Years’ War

It began when Protestant nobles flung two Catholic regents out this palace window.

Atlas Obscura 2017

Discover Brown-Nosers in Prague, Czechia: The risqué mixed-media sculptures are supposedly a metaphor for Czech politics.

Atlas Obscura 2019
‘Il Commendatore’ (‘Cloak of Conscience’)

Discover 'Il Commendatore' ('Cloak of Conscience') in Prague, Czechia: This spooky statue sits outside a famous Prague theater.

Atlas Obscura 2017
Quo Vadis

Discover Quo Vadis in Prague, Czechia: A sculpture of the iconic East German car on four legs is a tribute to those who traveled to Prague seeking asylum.

Atlas Obscura 2019
Velvet Revolution Monument

Discover Velvet Revolution Monument in Prague, Czechia: Nine bronze hands protruding from a wall honor the student uprising that led to the fall of Czechoslovakia's Communist government.

Atlas Obscura 2017
Prague’s Eerie and Existential Franz Kafka Museum

One of the most curious, dark, and transportive museums in eastern Europe.

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Atlas Obscura 2017
Parable With Skull

Discover Podobenství s Lebkou (Parable With Skull) in Prague, Czechia: An existential riddle in the world's largest ancient castle.

Atlas Obscura 2019
The Penguins at Kampa Park

Discover The Penguins at Kampa Park in Prague, Czechia: A series of playful yellow penguins share a serious message about the environment.

World Heritage Site 1992
Historic Centre of Prague

Built between the 11th and 18th centuries, the Old Town, the Lesser Town and the New Town speak of the great architectural and cultural influence enjoyed by this city since the Middle Ages. The many magnificent monuments, such as Hradcany Castle, St Vit…

Atlas Obscura 2021
Palladium Shopping Mall

Discover Palladium Shopping Mall in Prague, Czechia: Throughout this shopping mall are medieval ruins that were discovered during the mall's construction.

Atlas Obscura 2017
This Doorless Elevator Doesn’t Stop or Slow Down

Its movement resembles the way rosary beads are counted in a pious person's hands.

Atlas Obscura 2018
The Bullet Holes from the Heydrich Terror

A reminder of the terrible violence that followed the assassination of a high-ranking Nazi officer.

Atlas Obscura 2017
Franz Kafka’s Spinning Head in Downtown Prague

The bust twists and turns in pieces, reflecting the writer's inner torment.

Brutalism 1975
Koospol Building (today: Cube Office Center)
Atlas Obscura 2018
The Narrowest Street in Prague

Vinárna Čertovka is so thin it has its own light to stop pedestrian traffic jams.

Atlas Obscura 2017
Old Jewish Cemetery

Discover Old Jewish Cemetery in Prague, Czechia: Around 100,000 bodies are buried below the medieval headstones, many of which mark graves with multiple bodies stacked up to 12 deep.

Atlas Obscura 2019
‘Llamas (He and She)’

Discover 'Llamas (He and She)' in Prague, Czechia: The rusted creatures wait to be discovered in Prague's botanical garden.

Atlas Obscura 2017
Memento Mori Street Light Under Suicide Bridge

Discover Memento Mori: 'Of One's Own Volition' in Prague, Czechia: A controversial artwork draws attention to the dark history of Prague's "Suicide Bridge.".

Brutalism 1968
Transgas Building
Audio Guide 2019
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Prague for 12 hours
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Atlas Obscura 2019
Periodic Table of Charles University

Discover Periodic Table of Charles University in Prague, Czechia: A giant interactive periodic table with real samples of the elements.

Atlas Obscura 2018
Museum of the Infant Jesus

Discover Museum of the Infant Jesus in Prague, Czechia: This Czech church doubles as something of a permanent fashion exhibition for a statue of the Infant Jesus.

Atlas Obscura 2017
The Deer Moat Pedestrian Tunnel

Discover The Deer Moat Pedestrian Tunnel in Prague, Czechia: The tunnel's elegant proportions keep you snug with no claustrophobia freak-out.

Atlas Obscura 2018
Saint Michael’s Church

Discover Saint Michael's Church in Prague, Czechia: This charming wooden church was disassembled and moved not once but twice before settling in this Prague garden.

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Urbirun Prag – Highlights
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Post 2019
Prague’s Narrowest Street is So Narrow it Has Traffic Lights For Pedestrians
Atlas Obscura 2019
The Spot Where Saint John of Nepomuk Was Martyred

A plaque on Prague's Charles Bridge marks the fatal event.