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
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.
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.
Strahov Monastery, Prague
Strahov Monastery was built in 1140 on the approach route to the Prague Castle. The monastery is best known for its magnificent library which contains a collection of over 200,000 books.
Golden Lane, Prague
Golden Lane is a small alley at the Prague Castle complex with small colorful houses. The houses were built for the castle guards, but were later occupied by goldsmiths, hence the street's name.

Random Prague Tours & Activities
Prague Photography Walking Tour: Castle Walk, Prague
  • Average Rating:3.5/5 stars
  • Duration: 3 hours
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Private Transfer to Plzen from Prague, Prague
  • Duration: 72 minutes
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