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
Castle Square, Prague
Castle Square is lined with beautiful palaces built after the great fire of 1541 had flattened the area. At the center of the square is the Mary Column, erected to celebrate the end of the plague.
Týn Church, Prague
Tyn Church, overlooking Old Town Square, is one of Prague's most photographed sights. The church, which was built in the 14th century, still towers over the city.
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.
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.

Random Prague Tours & Activities
Half Day Karlstejn Castle Tour From Prague, Prague
  • Average Rating:4.5/5 stars
  • Duration: 5 hours
From USD
$42.55
Half-Day Small-Group Hiking Tour with Lunch, Prague
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: Flexible
From USD
$57.91
Real Prague Guided Private Tour, Prague
  • Duration: 3 hours
From USD
$23.64



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