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
Prague Castle, Prague
Prague Castle is an impressive complex that was built over the space of 10 centuries. The complex contains three courtyards, a cathedral, a chapel, palaces, a convent and several fortification towers.
National Theatre, Prague
Prague's most important theatre building was originally constructed at the end of the 19th century by local architect Josef Zítek. The building is a symbol of Czech culture and independence.
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.
Břevnov Monastery, Prague
Founded in 993, the Břevnov Monastery is the oldest monastery in Bohemia. The current Baroque complex dates from the eighteenth century and includes a church, prelate house and orangery.

Random Prague Tours & Activities
Private Transfer to Plzen from Prague, Prague
  • Duration: 72 minutes
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Private Prague Beer Tour, Prague
  • Duration: 4 hours
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