GALLERY: 14 pictures of a snowy Prague that will have you dreaming of a White Christmas
Prague Charles Bridge, covered in a fresh layer of snow

GALLERY: 14 pictures of a snowy Prague that will have you dreaming of a White Christmas

It may – or may not – be a White Christmas in Prague this year, but if you’re lucky enough to be in the Czech capital during the winter months, you have a good chance of seeing the city under some snowfall.

You’ll have to wake up pretty early in the morning to catch a glimpse of Prague’s Charles Bridge with a layer of untrampled fresh snow as pictured above, but the rest of the city will provide some winter wonderland delights as well.



Many locals and visitors say that Prague is most beautiful when snows, and judging by the photos below, it would be hard to dispute them.

Here are 13 more pictures of a snowy Prague that will leave you dreaming of a white Christmas:

That's not a picture of fairy-tale wilderness: it's a snow-covered Střelecký ostrov (Island), right in the center of Prague 1.
That’s not a picture of fairy-tale wilderness: it’s a snow-covered Střelecký ostrov (Island), right in the center of Prague 1.
A snow-covered Prague winter cityscape with the Church of Our Lady Before Týn, Old Town Hall Clock Tower, and Prague Castle in the distant background.
A snow-covered Prague winter cityscape with the Church of Our Lady Before Týn, Old Town Hall Clock Tower, and Prague Castle in the distant background.
Prague's Old Town district with a light dusting of snow, the TV Tower in the distant background.
Prague’s Old Town district with a light dusting of snow, the TV Tower in the distant background.
Trams make tracks through heavy snowfall outside Prague's city center.
Trams make tracks through heavy snowfall outside Prague’s city center.
Snow falls over the famed Christmas Market Prague's Old Town Square, Czech Republic in front of Church of Our Lady Before Týn.
Snow falls over the famed Christmas Market Prague’s Old Town Square, Czech Republic in front of Church of Our Lady Before Týn.
Snow-covered streets and roofs in the romantic Nový Svět district in central Prague, illuminated by vintage street lamps.
Snow-covered streets and roofs in the romantic Nový Svět district in central Prague, illuminated by vintage street lamps.
A snow-covered sightseeing Telescope outside Prague Castle overlooking Malá Strana.
A snow-covered sightseeing Telescope outside Prague Castle overlooking Malá Strana.
Snow-covered stairs leading from Prague Castle down towards Malostranská.
Snow-covered stairs leading from Prague Castle down towards Malostranská.
Prague Castle and St. Vitus Cathedral with a light dusting of snow.
Prague Castle and St. Vitus Cathedral with a light dusting of snow.
Christmas tree in front of St. Vitus Cathedral inside the Prague Castle grounds.
Christmas tree in front of St. Vitus Cathedral inside the Prague Castle grounds.
Snow falls in front of two young boys on the streets of Malá Strana.
Snow falls in front of two young boys on the streets of Malá Strana.
Snow-covered tiled roofs of  Malá Strana in front of the Petřín Hill and Tower.
Snow-covered tiled roofs of  Malá Strana in front of the Petřín Hill and Tower.
Snow-covered steps in Malá Strana leading up to Prague Castle.
Snow-covered steps in Malá Strana leading up to Prague Castle.

 

 

Lucas Němec

Prague-based author with two decades experience living in and writing about the Czech Republic for local and international sites and publications. Nakládaný hermelín enthusiast and frequent Club-Mate drinker.

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