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
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.
Powder Tower, Prague
The late gothic Powder Tower was built in 1475. It was originally known as the Mountain tower but renamed after the tower was used to store gunpowder in the 17th century.
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.
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.

Random Prague Tours & Activities
Small-Group Hidden Prague Walking Tour of Old Town, Prague
  • Average Rating:4.5/5 stars
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
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Prague History and Bohemian Culture Tour, Prague
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 4 hours
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