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What's Open in Prague Right Now

Updated: September 27, 2021

Prague appears to be open, they just declared that COVID was over in the Czech Republic. 

They have placed restrictions on who can get into the country, however. But if you fall within the allowed visitors or are local looking for something to do in your home country, here are some of the top things to do and what is open in Prague.


Some of the major tourist attractions in Prague have reopened with safety measures in place so if you're visiting Prague and want to explore the top historic sites, you'll be able to do so.

The best way to explore Prague is with a walking tour! Free Walking Tours in Prague have resumed and the local guide is able to explore the city with you and can update you on current openings. You can find out more about Free Walking Tours in Prague and book a guided tour here.



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1. Prague Castle

Prague Castle Gates

Built in the 9th century, Prague Castle is today the seat of the Czech government. It is the largest ancient castle in the world, holding the Bohemian crown jewels, St Vitus Cathedral, the Old Royal Palace and more. 

The Castle is OPEN as of 25 May, with random inspections of visitors and limited group sizes.

Prague Castle tours are available as paid, free and even self guided options.

2. Charles Bridge

Charles Bridge

Charles Bridge is a pedestrian only thoroughfare, dating from the 14th century that connects the Castle to the Old Town.

The Bridge has ancient statues, sweeping city views and artisans along its entire length. Its one of our top things to do in Old Town.

3. Prague Zoo

The Zoo in Prague is considered the 5th best in the world, and has over 5000 species available for viewing, including 130 on the endangered list.

4. Old/New Synagogue

The Old-New Synagogue in Prague

The Synagogue is Europe’s oldest active synagogue, and the building is one of the first and finest gothic buildings in Prague, completed in 1270.  It is the oldest surviving medieval synagogue in Europe, and has an adjacent cemetery that dates back to the middle ages.

5. Tyn Church 

Tyn Church is the oldest and most recognizable Gothic church in Prague, with its twin spires dominating the skyline of the Old City.  Today the interior is mostly baroque, but the building itself dates from the 14th century.

6. Astronomical Clock

Prague Astronomical Clock-Roman-Numerals

The Astronomical clock is one of the true wonders of Prague. Dating to the 1410s, it is the third oldest of its type and the oldest astronomical clock still operating.

When it strikes the hour, there is a procession of the 12 apostles.

For more things to do Prague, read our guide to Prague Things To Do, keeping in mind that some things are not going to be operating as normal just yet.


Festivals, concerts and events do seem to be taking place as scheduled in some for in Prague. Below are the main events each month that are still scheduled to happen, but be sure to check their website for up to date information.


Prague Music Festival (Aug 26-30) has been postponed to 2021



Prague Marathon Weekend 10-11 Oct 2020 was canceled.


European Judo Championship 8 -10 Nov is POSTPONED



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About The Author

Canden Arciniega

Follow On Instagram | Canden is a historian & tour guide in Washington DC with 4 published books about the city. She has written for HuffPost Travel and has been featured in the Washington Post, WTOP, and numerous other DC papers. She's also been interviewed by the BBC, NPR, Travel Channel and Discovery Family Channel. Canden is the producer of the podcast, Tour Guide Tell All. She is an authority on D.C. history, and has led tours in the city since 2011. She currently resides in DC, but has also lived in London and South Korea, and has traveled to over 28 countries and every US State but Hawaii. She homeschools her 2 children by exploring the plethora of museums in DC.
Updated: September 27th, 2021
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