Are you looking for interesting activities on cold days in Prague? Today we bring you 7 tips for what to do!
The Pop Up
Swim in the snow balls and take snowy Christmas photos without getting cold? You can do it all in the Pop up! The Pop Up is an interactive exhibition in Prague that is guaranteed to take your breath away. Come here with your loved ones to clear your head, swing up to the clouds together and have fun with confetti!
Where: Dvorecke namesti 406/5, Praha 4
Enjoy some hot wine and gingerbread at Christmas Markets!
The main thing that turns Prague into a winter wonderland is, of course, the Christmas markets! You can find them all over the city in different places, but the biggest ones are on Old Town Square and Wenceslas Square, just a few minutes’ walk from each other. Various shows, musical performances and many handmade gifts and souvenirs are waiting for you!
Visit Christmas Light Park
A fairytale park created with lights is newly opened at Žluté lázně in the Podoli district of Prague. A walk between 311 different sculptures created using 400 thousand light bulbs will be interesting for people of all ages! While children can also look forward to the educational trail in the park, adults may enjoy the interactive installation accompanied by the Czech musical masterpiece Ma Vlast by Bedřich Smetana! BTW, it’s just few steps from The Pop Up!
Where: Podolské nábř. 3/1184, 140 00 Praha 4-Podolí
Go ice skating for free
Czechs are big fans of winter sports, see for yourself when you see lots of public ice rinks around the city! The largest one is located on Letná in Prague 7. Right next to the main ice area measuring 40 x 20 m, there will be a smaller ice rink for the little ones. As usual, visitors will have the opportunity to relax in a heated tent or have refreshments on site.
Where: Letná park, in front of the Sparta stadium
Watch movie in silence at Manifesto market
A new-generation food hub Manifesto Market has prepared a great winter program – the EAT IN KINO gives you an opportunity to enjoy tasty meals and drinks in front of the screen in silence - through headphones. The open-air market is fully heated and secured by a cashless payment system. Get to know the classics of Czech cinema such as Pelíšky or enjoy a romantic meal while watching the popular Christmas comedy Love Actually.
Where: Manifesto Anděl, Ostrovského 34
Gallery date - Kunsthalle
If you are seeking for a unique aesthetic experience, you should visit the current exhibition in the Kunsthalle gallery! Paintings made of vinyl, audiotapes on canvas and a labirynth made of cassette shells are part of an exhibition by renowned German artist Gregor Hildebrandt titled "The Blink of an Eye and Years Behind". You can also grab a coffee in the gallery’s café with a stunning view of Prague Castle.
Where: Klárov 5, 118 00 Malá Strana
Evening walk in the jungles - Botanical garden
Is it too cold for you outside? Visit the Fata Morgana greenhouseto find yourself in a tropical forest in the middle of winter! The Prague Botanical Garden has prepared evening guided tours in the jungle, that never sleeps. A journey to a mysterious night forest full of blooming flowers and frog noises always takes 1,5 hour.
Where: Fata Morgana greenhouse Trojská 750/194