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Wedding in Prague: Everything you need to know

by Dr Prem Community Writer
Dobris castle

Prague has an unrivaled atmosphere of charm and beauty owing to its historic past and cultural diversity. Set on the picturesque banks of the Vltava river, destination wedding in Prague has become very popular among couples from around the globe. With centuries-long of perfectly preserved architecture and lovely gardens scattered in the hilly countryside of the city, Prague is an ideal backdrop for wedding photography. It is not only the beauty of the city that makes it so appealing. Prague has a plethora of various wedding venues to choose from. The words “a unique bespoke wedding that makes your dreams come true” can become a reality in this city.

Prague can host both romantic and luxurious vow renewals, small and intimate elopements or sumptuous weddings with hundreds of guests. Outdoor and indoor Prague wedding, religious ceremonies and castle weddings can all be organized within the city or in the surrounding areas. Whether you are looking to have 10 or 200 guests you will be able to find the perfect venue either in Prague or outside Prague. Many venues can accommodate both the reception and ceremony which means it is possible to spend the whole day in one place without the need to transport the guests between the venues. The places are different in style. Some of these are grand Baroque or Renaissance palaces, others are centuries old Gothic buildings. At the same time, Prague offers a lot of modern and chic restaurants and hotels.

The tree most known venues in Prague for tying the knot are The Old Town Hall, Vrtba Garden, and Klementinum.

The Old Town Hall

The Old Town HallThe Old Town Hall is located at The Old Town Square and it is a world-famous sign of Prague with its Astronomical Clock. Old Town Hall consists of a complex of several buildings on the historic Old Town Square that was gradually combined into a single unit. 

The Klementinum

The Klementinum is one of the largest building complexes in Europe. Wedding ceremonies take place at the Mirror Chapel. The Chapel has its mood and atmosphere. Its rich interior is a harmonious combination of marble on the walls, golden stucco, and frescoes on the ceiling. Wedding ceremonies are accompanied by the organ or piano.

Vrtba Garden

Vrtba GardenVrtba Garden is one of the most beautiful Baroque gardens in Europe and recorded on the list of UNESCO historical sites. Most commonly wedding ceremonies are held in the Sala Terena which is decorated with a ceiling fresco depicting the mythological figures of lovers Venus and Adonis. It is also possible to hold a wedding ceremony in other parts of the garden. Apart from being a wonderful outdoor wedding venue, Vrtba Garden is the perfect wedding photography backdrop in any season. Buoyant with greenery and flower blossom in spring, shady in summer, and bursting with reds and yellows in the fall-the garden always provides numerous beautiful spots where a skilled photographer will take wonderful shots.

Other Attractions

The Czech Republic has more than 1200 castles. Many of them can host a wedding. Some of the castles offer accommodation for up to 100 guests.

Among the most popular castles are HlubokanadVltavou, Dobris castle, Chateau Mcely, Pruhonice castle.

The Hluboka nad Vltavou castle

Hluboka nad Vltavou castleThe Hluboka nad Vltavou castle is an elegant country residence of the influential Schwarzenberg family. The castle is a real pearl of the South Bohemia region. Originally a Gothic building, the castle got its present appearance after reconstruction, which Count Schwarzenberg made for his beloved wife, Princess Eleanor of Liechtenstein. The castle got a chapel and it is surrounded by an English-style park.

Wedding ceremonies take place at the castle hall, or in the garden, in front of the castle. Reception and accommodation can be hosted in the nearby hotel Stekl.

Dobris castle

Dobris castle is often called “A Little Versailles” because if its architecture. The interior of the castle recalls the fashion of the times of Louis XV. The castle is surrounded by a Rococo French garden, known as the “Czech Schönbrunn” for ist resemblance to the palace in Vienna.

Pruhonice castle

Pruhonice castle

Pruhonice castle is one of the most beautiful and unusual venues in Prague for an open-air wedding. Located in the elite district Pruhonice in 20 minutes drive from Prague center, the castle is surrounded by a park-botanical garden which is listed as the UNESCO World Heritage Site. Wedding ceremonies take place in the inner courtyard of the castle on a beautiful terrace overlooking the park and the pond.

These are just a few of the possible venues for wedding in Prague and the Czech Republic. Undoubtedly, this small charming country has much more to offer. A wedding in the Czech Republic will remain an amazing memory throughout all your life.

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