Things to do in Prague in March
When else should you visit Prague than in March? It’s simple math. The cold months are over, plus the crowds of tourists haven’t arrived yet. This is why I think March is the best time to listen to the sound of silence of a city awaking from the winter sleep! Locals got together to make a list of recommendations of the best things to do in Prague in March.
Dive into the history of the Prague Castle
On March, 15th of 1939, the whole Prague castle was on alert. Everybody was expecting the arrival of Adolf Hitler. Some were expecting Adolf Hitler, the “savior”. However, the Czechs were dreading to open the doors to Adolf Hitler, the devil, the predator, or simply the thief who stole their nation, their identity, their lives and their hearts.
Dive into the melody of Prague
Czech Republic gave the world artists of international fame like Gustav Mahler, Franz Kafka or Antonin Dvorak. And not even those felt the magic power alluring them constantly back to the golden city! Mozart, Beethoven, Vivaldi, Johann Strauss, Chopin – all of them loved to perform for the thankful Prague audience who still bow to their divinity.
As an experienced traveler, avoid the tourist traps and taste the sweetness of sounds at the Municipal House or at the Spanish synagogue, which are some of the best places to visit in Prague in March!
Dive into design
What other unmissable things to do in Prague in March are there, according to locals? Don’t pass the unique opportunity to see and get the most innovative artworks of young designers who are introducing their treasures in front of the National Theatre, not far away from the Old Town.
The Dyzajn Market will make you change your view about Czech art scene, especially fashion! You can be sure that all locals will be there, since this is a top thing to do in Prague in March! It starts on the 21st and ends on the 22nd. The entrance is free, so you really have no excuses!
Dive for real!
On the 5th of March, the biggest and most visited Fun Fair in Prague begins! The St. Matthew’s Fair (Matějská pouť) takes place at Výstaviště since 1963. You can visit more than 120 attractions for all age groups. Many types of roller coasters of course, houses of laughter, chain carousels, plenty of swings which are more or less scary.
Try the typical Czech shooting range and take only what you manage to shoot down home. This year, it runs until April, 25th. Want to find out where this amazing place full of fun and adrenaline is? Read on and learn more about the best things to do in Prague in March! Also, don’t hesitate to join one of our walking tours. Our local guides can provide you Private Tours, if you are interested! You will get the most exciting tips from people who love their city and know it by heart.
Dive into Easter Markets
Prague is known for celebrating Easter by brightening up the city with its beautiful markets. Inside this markets, you will find all kinds of stands, ranging from food, drinks, desserts to handcrafted goods and traditional Czech Repuplic costumes!
There are plenty of markets scattered around the city but the main ones are held at the Old Town Square, Wenceslas Square and Havel’s Market.
There are also plenty of activities for you to participate in, like the well-known game of “find the eggs”, where local crafters will make Easter Eggs, and then hide them in various locations around the markets for people to try and find them so they can claim a small reward souvenir. It’s a pretty fun activity to do in Prague during the month of March!
Even though, it is already Spring, you need to be pe prepared for some rain and cold winds. Prague is a beautiful city to visit on foot, so it is advisable to bring comfortable shoes as you will be walking a lot!
These markets will be open from 28th of March until the 19th of April 2020. Although this event happens near the end of March, it is still one of the most important and fun things to do while you are in Prague.
Dive into Park Letná
If you are looking to take incredible photographs, this is one of the most beautiful places to visit while visiting Prague in March. In this time of the year, the flowers are blooming and gardens are greener and you will have plenty of time to take the most amazing photographs in this park.
Park Letná is the biggest park of Prague and extends along the Moldava River. The altitude of this park makes it a perfect place to have a 360º sight of the city of Prague while also allowing you to see the Old Historical part of the city.
Dive into Moldava River
Sometimes walking around the city is just not enough. Taking a boat and visiting the city’s most known river is an opportunity you will get to do in Prague and for cheap prices!
All around the city, there are plenty of tours where you can get a ticket to dive into this experience. You will get to see all eighteen of Prague’s bridges, plus visiting the city from a different perspective.
Dive into The Lennon Wall
The famous Lennon Wall has been one of the most iconic and yet unlikely visited places to see while in Prague. Named after the legendary musician and singer John Lennon of the Beatles band, this wall has been continuously painted over and over again by people who loved and admired the work of John Lennon.
In 1980, year of John Lennon’s death, fans started painting this wall as a sign of protest against war and violence. You can still see some of the work from these artists who truly admired him, but nowadays the wall is just too degraded with random graffitis and scrambled words painted along the wall. However, it still is a very cool place to visit in Prague!
According to locals, these are the best things to do in Prague in March. I hope you enjoy my suggestions, feel free to get in touch with us if you need further information about anything. See you soon in Prague!