Prague has been the historic capital of Bohemia for centuries and is building a reputation for Stag Dos now. Prague is a mystical city of spires and towers in the medieval style. Since the fall of communism, the city has blossomed into an international culture center that has grown more and more appealing to tourists and expat residents. The large student and visitor populations ensure the nightlife in Prague on a stag party Weekend is unmatched.
Prague is a huge city and is broken down into a number of districts that are difficult, but not impossible, to navigate. Even so, Prague is renowned as a very walk-able city and foot power is a great way to see the Old Town historical sections in particular, however, be aware the streets are cobbled. Street taxis should not be used unless absolutely necessary; try to set a price upfront if possible. There are three main subway lines and numerous bus and tram lines, so public transportation is usually the best bet for a stag party.
Must See/Must Do:
• Prague Castle - According to the Guinness Book of World Records, this is the biggest ancient castle in the world. Prague Castle offers beautiful views from its highest reaches and is the site of St. Vitus Cathedral with its tower, the Castle Picture Gallery, several other palaces and museums and the Royal Garden. Watch the Presidential Guard changeover every hour on your stag party visit to Prague.
• Clocktower Bar Crawl - From the astronomical clock in the Old Town square, unlimited drinks and absinthe shooters before heading out to pubs in town and ending at a nightclub. Billed as “the best night you will never remember.” Enough said - a must on a stag party in Prague.
• Museums - Sightseeing in Prague is exceptional and the city has a number of quality museums that are all worth checking out. Of particular note is the Czech National Gallery, The DOX Centre for Contemporary Art and the Czech National Museum.
The area where Prague rests was first settled in the Paleolithic era. The Celts followed in around 200 B.C. and a succession of exchanges of power took place for generations to come. Construction began on Prague Castle and the associated cathedral in 1344. Prague would go on to become the seat of dukes and later kings of Bohemia. Hitler invaded Prague in 1939 and the city became a protectorate. After World War II, Prague fell under the control of the Soviet Union and remained behind the Iron Curtain for decades after the war. The Velvet Revolution was fueled by a 1989 incident where riot police beat back peaceful student protesters. The city has prospered since the 1990s.
Prague has a number of night clubs - all of which offer good fun out on the city. However, the capital of Bohemia is more widely recognized for its pub culture. A number of pub crawls are offered throughout the city and are a good way to experience several pubs with a guide. Not that you are going to remember where your favorites were the next day. In general, the brand of beer varies pub to pub and locals with argue merits at length. For something akin to Oktoberfest, try a stag do at one of Prague’s many beer halls.
Lunch is traditionally the main meal of the day in Prague. Beef and pork are the main dishes usually served with starchy sides like potatoes. Fish is widely available although as a traditional food it is not popular. Many beer halls serve light fare and international cuisine is available in many quarters of town – check them out on a stag party in Prague.