Prague is one of the most striking cities in all of Europe. With its gothic architecture, rich and often ancient history, and gorgeous locale; the city couldn’t be more perfect for capturing breathtaking photos at every turn. If you are looking for the most stunning visuals both urban and rural, Prague is tough to beat. Here are a few of the most picturesque spots in the entire city.
Letna Hill is a massive hillside that hosts some of the best views of the city that you will likely find in Prague. This hillside offers stunning panoramic views of the center city, as well as side to side views of the famous Vltava river which runs the length of the city. Letna hill is a great place to kick back, and view the gorgeous city of Prague without having to travel very far. In addition, it is home to multiple beer gardens where you can enjoy a drink, and watch the sunset over the river and city below.
Located inside the heart of the city is a little park that many visitors don’t know about at all--Vojanovy Sady. This little park sits along the Vltava river and is easily accessible from the center city by tram or by walking. With gorgeous flower lined walkways, and beautiful botanical gardens, Vojanovy Sady is perfect for those who love vibrant colors. However, the colors don’t stop there. The real star of the show are the hundreds of wild peacocks that roam the park. Yes, actual peacocks can be seen roaming around the park and provide an amazingly vibrant picture opportunity for those who want some exotic wildlife in the heart of Prague.
Karlovy Lazne is a small little area where visitors can take the light rail to, and get one of the most striking evening shots of Prague in the whole city. This spot along the river provides the perfect angle for pictures of the Prague Castle and the St. Vitus Cathedral. In the evening, the entire castle complex is lit up with lights to provide onlookers with one of the most otherworldly views, and once in a lifetime images. This is the perfect spot for late-night shots when the entire city has calmed down, and come ‘alight’.
Prague is filled with amazing imagery, one of a kind architecture, and gorgeous nature. Other notable spots for great photography are the Charles Bridge, the Old Town Bridge Tower, and even the John Lennon wall. Throughout the entire city you will find picturesque places both urban and rural, and the old world vibe of the city will make you feel like you have taken a step back in time. Prague truly is one of the most picturesque cities in all of Europe.