Country : Czech Republic
Currency : Czech Koruna (CZK)
Language : Czech
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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
Petrin Hill, Prague
The Petrin Hill is located just south of Prague's castle. Several attractions can be found on this more than 300 meter high hill, including a 1/4 scale imitation of the Eiffel Tower, an observatory and a mirror maze.
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.
Powder Tower, Prague
The late gothic Powder Tower was built in 1475. It was originally known as the Mountain tower but renamed after the tower was used to store gunpowder in the 17th century.
Vyšehrad, Prague
Vyšehrad is the site of a large castle built in the 10th century and the residence of the Bohemian royals until 1140. The only remnants visible today are the ramparts, gates and the ruins of a bastion.

Random Prague Tours & Activities
Rückl Crystal Glassworks Tour, Prague
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
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Prague Fashion Arena Outlet Shopping Tour, Prague
  • Average Rating:4.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes
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