The capital city of the Czech Republic, Prague is a vibrant, bustling and busy city in which you could host your perfect wedding in a host of different locations. Although Prague was once synonymous with groups of rowdy British stag groups visiting the city to get drunk and enjoy the last of their freedom, it has evolved into a much more cosmopolitan and exciting place full of trendy bars, restaurants and luxurious hotels.
One of the most exclusive and dramatic places to hold your wedding in the city of Prague would be it’s National Theatre which dates back to 1881. This theatre is mainly used for ballet and opera performances and features a stunning interior, all designed by Czech artists.
Another beautiful venue in Prague to have your wedding would be the stunning Catholic Church of St. Ludmila- which dominates the skyline of Prague due to its sheer size and was constructed in the late 19th Century. This is a very popular place for both tourists and locals to get married and as such would have to be booked far in advance but could definitely be worth the wait!
The Old Town Hall of Prague which dates back to the late 14th Century also offers availability for weddings. This striking Gothic style building which is just a stones throw from the famous astrological clock which on the hour features a procession of the twelve apostles and has different medallions for each of the astrological signs. This is a potentially perfect spot for getting beautiful photographs on your big day.
There are also many hotels in Prague which offer wedding packages that allow you to get married in a location within the hotel and then host a dinner for your guests in the same place or in the main restaurant of the hotel. There are lots of hotels which offer this so there is sure to be one to suit everyone. Also there are a lot of hotels and apartments in Prague available for your guests, to suit all budget ranges.
There are also many beautiful outdoor spaces in which to hold your perfect wedding ceremony. Places such as the Charles Bridge Gardens which features a garden courtyard and Kolowrat, an area just outside of the walls of Prague Castle which has beautiful, extensive gardens.
If you are getting married in the Czech Republic you could incorporate some Czech wedding traditions into your wedding day such as at the beginning of the reception a plate is broken and bride and groom must clean it up together. This is to signify the co-operation and harmony the marriage will bring.
You could also bring some personalised touches from home to Prague to celebrate your big day. Some such items would be traditions such as sprinkling confetti, personalised wedding favours, personalised table settings, gifts and much more.
Wherever you decide to have your wedding day in Prague there is sure to be a venue that will suit every taste and budgets. In this ever-changing, trendy city the possibilities are endless and it could be the perfect location for the beginning of your married life. You might also want to book one of the many hotels and apartments available locally and stay in Prague for your honeymoon.
This article was written by travel blogger, Emma Gray, for more articles from Emma visit her travel blog, Emma’s Travel Tales.