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
Dancing House, Prague
Prague's most famous modern building was built in 1996 after a design by Frank O Gehry and Vlado Milunic, a local architect. The building portrays two people dancing.
St. Vitus Cathedral, Prague
St. Vitus Cathedral stands within the confines of the Prague Castle and is one of Eastern Europe’s finest examples of Gothic architecture. Inside is the tomb of St. Wenceslas, the country's patron saint.
Wenceslas Square, Prague
Prague's grand central square was originally the site of a large horse market. It developed into a bustling commercial boulevard lined with shops, restaurants and hotels.
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.

Random Prague Tours & Activities
New Year's Day Mozart Dinner 2019, Prague
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
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Private Home Dinner with a Local, Prague
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 5 hours
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