Country : Czech Republic
Currency : Czech Koruna (CZK)
Language : Czech
City: 1 259 079 (2014)
Metro: 2 204 730 (2014)
Zone: Central European Time (CET)
closeDuring the Middle Ages, Prague was the most important city in Central Europe. After Emperor Charles IV had all the city gates' roofs covered with lead, Prague was dubbed the 'Golden City'. It would remain one of the most influential cities in Europe until the 20th century.
Today 'the City of a Hundred Spires' is a magnet for tourists, with numerous magnificent towers, palaces and churches.
Random Prague Highlights
Jan Hus Monument, Prague
The Jan Hus Monument is a large memorial erected in 1915 at the Old Town Square. It Honors the Czech reformer Jan Hus, who was declared a heretic in 1915 and died a martyr at the stake.
Vrtba Garden, Prague
This magnificent formal garden is divided into several terraces laid out on a sloping terrain. Staircases, decorated with baroque statues, connect the different levels.
St. Nicholas Church, Lesser Town, Prague
One of Prague's most magnificent churches overlooks Lesser Town Square at the foot of Prague's castle district. The church was constructed in the 18th century by Christoph Dientzenhofer and his son Kilian Ignaz.
Břevnov Monastery, Prague
Founded in 993, the Břevnov Monastery is the oldest monastery in Bohemia. The current Baroque complex dates from the eighteenth century and includes a church, prelate house and orangery.

Random Prague Tours & Activities
Skip-the-line: Prague Castle Admission Ticket, Prague
  • Average Rating:3.5/5 stars
  • Duration: 15 minutes
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E-Bike City and Park Tour in Prague, Prague
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
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Prague Castle and Castle District Walking Tour, Prague
  • Average Rating:4.5/5 stars
  • Duration: 3 hours
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