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Prague in 24 Hours: An Excellent To-Do Guide for the Business Traveler

24 Hours in Prague

There is so much to do in Prague and 24 hours is definitely not enough to explore the delights of the city. However, a business traveler can find a way to make the trip worthwhile; while enjoying the zest of the Czech Republic. This historical destination is eye-opening; especially for people who are not very familiar with the city. From a rich culture imprint to attractive architecture; there is so much to do in Prague. This is a simplified guide on excellent things to do in the city, when you only have 24 hours. It is vital to visit the most famous attractions to enjoy the signature of the destination.

Starting bright and early in Prague is the key if you only have 24 hours. 6am is a good time to explore the monumental Charles Bridge. This ancient bridge was built in the 1300s and it was the connection between Western and Eastern Europe. This jewel is located between the Old Town and Mala Strana. The best way to get there is using the Prague metro system. The nearest metro is Staromestska. The bridge is magical and is decorated with 30 statues. One of the statues is of a martyr called St John of Nepomuk; this effigy is significant because many here believe that touching it will bring good luck. A short walk from the bridge is the Old Town Square which hosts the Astronomical Clock which is the oldest working clock in the world. The clock was first placed in the tower in the early 1400s.

At 8am, you can treat yourself to a hearty breakfast courtesy of the well-known Cafe Imperial. This cafe has made a name for itself thanks to its delicious servings that will blow your mind. This beautifully- decorated cafe is a piece of art owing the excellent ambiance that cannot go unnoticed. At around 11am, you can take a tram to explore Petrin Hill. A funicular railway will take the business traveler to the very top to your delight. The summit will reveal the most gorgeous park in Prague and this breathtaking scenery is worth savoring. You can also look forward to panoramic views of Prague and if you have a problem with heights, the ground level will do you good. The ground level plays host to a wonderful rose garden. Prague Castle is not too far away from here and this is the official residence to the president of the republic. The castle is a UNESCO World Heritage Site worth your while.

There is awesome lunch to enjoy at the Paraha Holesovice beer hall. From meat to dumplings and beer, you can enjoy your lunch here as desired. This restaurant is located at the quieter side of the river and a tram will deliver you here conveniently. After lunch, you can walk to the National Gallery which has five floors; it is the right workout after a soulful meal. The old National Museum is a great place to end your tour of Prague. It is a magnificent building overlooking Wenceslas Square. Bars, eateries and shops line up this location and when it comes to exploration and fun, you are spoiled for choice. As a business traveler, there is no excuse not to enjoy yourself in Prague; there is so much to enjoy.

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