The Telegraph: Special treat: The U Zlaté Studne sits in the shadow of Prague Castle with a historic maze of wood-panelled rooms. Its seafood restaurant is alone almost worth a trip to Prague. Rooms from £172.
The Telegraph: Mid-range: The Domus Balthasar blends historic and modern styles and has a handy central location. A former townhouse with interiors organised around an enchanting spiral stairwell. Rooms from £113.
The Telegraph: Head straight for Prague’s most bohemian area, Old Town’s Dlouhá street, where cocktail bars and hippie coffee houses vie for space with antique shops and the classic Czech pub grub establishments.
The Telegraph: Make for the idyllic Malá Strana district – full of street markets and galleries around the cobbled square on U Lu˘zického Semináre to explore by day. Read our full guide: http://tgr.ph/RLkxR0
Plaza · Staré Město · Staroměstské nám., Prague, Prague
The Telegraph: A must here with its mix of Baroque, Renaissance and Gothic façades. Take in the surreal 15th-century Astronomical Clock on one side and Saloun’s grimacing Protestant martyr in bronze on the other.
The Telegraph: Head to the 19th-century National Theatre to sense how dearly Czechs love the stage then drift south to The Globe Bookstore and Coffeehouse at P˘strossova, still the literary heart of the expat scene.
Art Museum · Malá Strana · U Sovových mlýnů 2, Prague, Prague
The Telegraph: Stroll the Vltava river embankment and cross to Kampa Island and the grand art collection of Franti˘sek Kupka & Otto Gutfreund at Museum Kampa (entry £3). About £8 for gnocchi and wine at the café.
The Telegraph: Ride the 22 tram up to Prague Castle (entry £5) for an afternoon exploring the seat of the P˘remyslid dynasty, the millennium-old St Vitus’ Cathedral, and the Romanesque St George’s Basilica.
The Telegraph: Take a break at Cowboys, a tribute to the Czech love of westerns. Grab a spot on the vast terrace where you will find sweeping views of the city (cowboys.cz). Allow about £24 for dinner and a beer.
The Telegraph: Finish an evening in this city of music at a recital at a Baroque church back in the Old Town. St Giles’s puts on nightly chamber pieces at 8pm (Husova 8; 0042 224 220 235). ttp://tgr.ph/RLkxR0
Café · Staré Město · Náměstí Franze Kafky 24/3, Prague, Prague
The Telegraph: Take coffee and strudel at the Franz Kafka Cafe, before a tour of the collection at the Jewish Museum, made up of the looted property of families who lived here before the Second World War.
Science Museum · Holešovice · Kostelní 42, Prague, Prague
The Telegraph: Cross the ornate ˘Cech˚uv bridge to Letná Park for a reviving walk to the spot where a 30-metre-tall Stalin once glowered over the city. A child-friendly option in the National Technical Museum.