prague
Country : Czech Republic
Currency : Czech Koruna (CZK)
Language : Czech
Population
City: 1 259 079 (2014)
Metro: 2 204 730 (2014)
Time
Zone: Central European Time (CET)
Prague
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
St. Henry's Tower, Prague
The history of this bell tower goes back to the 15th century. Inside the tower are a restaurant and, on the 10th floor, an observation deck with panoramic views over the city of Prague.
Schwarzenberg Palace, Prague
This Renaissance style palace was built in the 16th century in Prague's Castle District by Count Jan Lobkowicz the Younger. The palace is now a museum with late-Renaissance sculptures and paintings.
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.
Old Town Square, Prague
Prague's most beautiful square marks the heart of the city of Prague. The is square surrounded by magnificent churches, palaces and rowhouses. A large monument honors Jan Hus, a Czech martyr.

Random Prague Tours & Activities
The Best of Prague Sightseeing Tour, Prague
  • Average Rating:4.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 7 hours
From USD
$48.06
Karlstejn Castle Easy Private Bike Tour from Prague, Prague
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 7 hours
From USD
$81.92



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