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
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.
Charles Bridge, Prague
Charles Bridge is Prague's most famous landmark. The fourteenth-century Gothic bridge is embellished with thirteen Baroque sculptures and connects Old Town with Lesser Town.
National Theatre, Prague
Prague's most important theatre building was originally constructed at the end of the 19th century by local architect Josef ZĂ­tek. The building is a symbol of Czech culture and independence.
Kampa Island, Prague
Kampa island is a picturesque part of Lesser Town. This neighborhood at the end of the Charles Bridge features several water mills and some picturesque houses.

Random Prague Tours & Activities
Prague to Vienna Private Transfer, Prague
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 5 hours
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Prague Ghosts and Legends of Old Town Walking Tour, Prague
  • Average Rating:4.5/5 stars
  • Duration: 75 minutes
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