Our Prague photos offer you a look at the main attractions and a few wonderful details. After all, Prague is an amazing and visual place.
So, whatever you do, don't forget to bring your camera. You absolutely must photograph Prague in all its beauty, no matter the season.
Below you'll find a short video montage of some of our favorite photos and links to specific photo-related pages according to specific sights. We've also tried to sprinkle in a few photo tips that might help you take better photos of Prague while you explore our streets too.
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This fantastic 14th century bridge that spans the Vltava River is one of the most photographed and popular sights in Prague.
We find it nice to avoid the crowds and soak up the bridge's atmosphere from a variety of angles. Of course, most visitors stay on the beaten path instead of inspecting the bridge's stonework and features up close.
To get the best photos of Charles Bridge, we recommend getting off the bridge at some point and seeing it from a different angle.
Try setting up above the city on either Petřín or in Letna park near Hanavský Pavilion, for example. Or, head to the little beach on Střelecký Ostrov for a wide photo.
You could easily spend most of your vacation in Prague photographing just one attraction - the castle.
Best of all, you don't have to take the same photos as everyone else. Honestly!
Here are a few ideas for getting that shot of Prague Castle from your own point of view...
Read more about visiting Prague Castle.
Old Town is a bursting scene of things to photograph. It
can be fun and a creative challenge to photograph.
We like to sum up our take in one word... DETAIL.
Old Town isn't about one specific landmark like the
castle or Charles Bridge. It's a world details and layers.
So, treat Old Town a bit differently when you head out to take photos of Prague. It's more like a massive exhibition open with all kinds of themes and flavors... winding streets, painted facades, spires, churches, arches, doorways, cobble stones, shops and more... a swirl of things to photograph.
We recommend making Old Town your own by getting up close. Capture the details that make this area so magical and different from all the other cities you've visited.
Getting up early to explore the square and its side streets is highly recommended. And, for a prime view of Old Town's density, we suggest climbing the main tower above the Prague clock. Many aerial Prague photos you find are taken from this view point.
Remember too that Old Town quickly runs into other parts of Prague that are equally interesting including Josefov (Jewish Quarter) and New Town (Nové Město).
Okay, we have to admit something here. Our camera prefers Malá Strana over any other. It's not us, it's our camera ;-)
This is the area just below Prague Castle, and across the river from Old Town. It often gets neglected by general tourists so have a look around. It's easier to take some good shots here without the random tourist stepping into your photo.
The streets of Malá Strana offer that quiet, subtle feeling. It's a more docile area and it's where a lot of idyllic photos of Prague are taken.
Best of all, you don't have to wake up super early to get good photos in this area. We suggest walking from Malostranská metro station toward Charles Bridge and onto Kampa Island and the streets nearby.
You might also consider the gardens in this area. Wallenstein and Vrtbovská gardens are arguably two of the most beautiful sights in Prague.
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