Prague Tourist Attractions
The Hotel Atlantic is within walking distance of Prague's major tourist attractions. Below you can see a couple of sights, that can be easily visited on foot. You will also find information regarding the distance from the hotel and the walking time required.
The Old Town Square
The Old Town Square is one of the oldest and most important squares in historic Prague and is surrounded by important historical buildings. Among the most important are the Old Town Hall with the astronomical clock, the Týn Church, the Hussite Church of St. Nicholas in the Old Town, the Kinsky Palace. The monument of Jan Hus and the Marian column can be seen right on the square. The square is full of Renaissance, Baroque and Rococo houses with Romanesque and Gothic foundations.
12 minutes walk 700 m
This is the most famous stone bridge connecting the right and left banks of the Vltava River. It is the second oldest bridge in the Czech Republic. Today is it a popular stop for tourists from all over the world. The bridge was built by Charles IV. in the 14th century and is bordered by towers on both sides. The pillars of the bridge are decorated with 30 statues of saints in the Baroque style.
21 minutes walk 1,7 km
Prague Castle is one of the main landmarks of Prague and is also the largest castle complex not only here, but also in the world. It is located on a rocky promontory above the Vltava River in the center of Prague. In history, it used to be the seat of Czech princes, kings, and now it is the seat of the president of the Czech Republic. The castle is surrounded by beautiful gardens and the crown jewels are kept here. You can visit the Royal Palace, the Cathedral of St. Vitus, Wenceslas and Vojtěch, the Basilica of St. George or the picturesque Golden Lane. You can also enjoy a walk through the Royal Garden, where you will find Queen Anne's Summer Palace, also known as Belveder.
30 minutes walk 2,5 km
Wenceslas Square, originally the Horse Market, is one of the most famous squares located in New Town in Prague. This large square is bounded from above by the building of the National Museum and from below by the Můstek metro station with a pedestrian zone in Na Příkopě street. The main dominant feature of the square is the statue of St. Wenceslas on horseback, the patron saint of the Czech Lands, after whom the square is named. Today, Wenceslas Square is the business center of Prague and is home to the most famous hotels, luxury restaurants and shops.
15 minutes walk 1,3 km
Lesser Town (Malá Strana) is considered one of the most beautiful parts of Prague. It is situated between Prague Castle and the Vltava River. It also includes a part of Petřín with large parks and Kampa Island. The heart of the Lesser Town is considered to be the Lesser Town Square and the Baroque Church of St. Nicholas. From the Lesser Town you can reach Prague Castle, either via Nerudova Street or Thunovská Street, which is connected to the Castle Steps. The Lesser Town is a place of picturesque houses and parks and a district of luxury hotels and restaurants.
27 minutes walk 2,2 km
It is a small picturesque island located on the course of the Vltava River, between its arm, the mill gorge called Čertovka. This part of Prague offers an extraordinary walk lined with houses with a long history. There are also mills and mill gardens. Among the most famous is the Sovovy Mills. There is also the Kampa Museum, which boasts collections of 20th-century artworks, and Kampa Park, which is an ideal stop for relaxation. The Lennon Wall can also be visited on the outskirts of Kampa. The houses around the Čertovka River are often referred to as the Venice of Prague.
26 minutes walk 2,1 km
Petřín Hill is a high hill located in the centre of Prague, on top is the Petřín Tower, which is considered a loose imitation of the Eiffel Tower in Paris in a ratio of 5:1. It is also home to the Štefánik Observatory, which offers the public the opportunity to observe night or day skies. On the slope of Petřín you can also visit the mirror labyrinth or the Vrtbovská Garden, which is one of the most beautiful baroque gardens in Prague. You can also relax in the Petřín Gardens, which offer a magnificent view of Prague.
45 minutes walk 3,5 km