About Prague

Prague, the Capital of the Czech Republic, is known for its historic core and the old town square. An artistic delight, Prague has a diversity of various artistic styles. The city is replete with varied music lovers featuring Jazz, Pop, Rock, and Classical. A beer lover's paradise, spirit lovers can enjoy the draught beer and bottled delicacies triggering their taste buds, craving for more! The scenic river Vltava completes the picturesque effect. Nicknamed as “the City of a Hundred Spires", Prague is known for its Old Town Square, the heart of its historic core. Colorful baroque buildings, Gothic churches, and the medieval Astronomical Clock gives the city an animated hourly show.

With various bridges over the river, water from the river passes through the edges of Prague's topography of ten islands. Gliding in pedal boats, streamers and rowboats, one can be delighted cutting through the crystal clear waters. The star attraction lies on the embankment of Vltava; famous for its flea markets organized by local farmers. One can take a stroll, enjoy sports and organized exhibitions or, delve into cafes; for the much-needed break from the hustle and bustle of the city life. There's a lot to see in the city. Gardens and parks, as well as the technical monuments, make Prague a must visit for everyone

Public Transport System

The public transport system of Prague includes local buses, suburban buses, trams, and metros. The Prague Integrated Transit system consists of Prague Petrin Funiculars.

Cleanliness and Efficiency

Cleanliness: Moderate, Efficiency: High

Mode & Cost of Transports

Bus, Tram, Metro Fares

Single Ticket for 90 Minutes Travel (Bus, Tram, Metro): 

Adults - 32 CZK
Seniors of 70 years and above - Free
Teens (10 years to 15 years) - 16 CZK
Children of 9 years and under - Free

Single Ticket for 30 Minutes Travel (Bus, Tram, Metro):

Adults - 24 CZK
Seniors of 70 years and above - Free
Teens (10 years to 15 years) - 12 CZK
Children of 9 years and under - Free

1-Day or 24 Hours Pass (Bus, Tram, Metro):

Adults - 110 CZK
Seniors of 70 years and above - Free
Teens (10 years to 15 years) - 55 CZK
Children of 9 years and under - Free

3-Day or 72 Hours Pass (Bus, Tram, Metro):

Adults - 310 CZK
Seniors of 70 years and above - Free
Teens (10 years to 15 years) - 310 CZK
Children of 9 years and under - Free

1-Month Pass (Bus, Tram, Metro):

Adults - 670 CZK
Seniors of 70 years and above - Free
Teens (10 years to 15 years) - 670 CZK
Children of 9 years and under -  Free

(Note: Valid document is required to avail the discounted rates). 

Frequency 

Bus: Every 10 to 20 minutes on the weekdays and every 15 to 30 minutes on the weekends.
Tram: Every 8 to 10 minutes on the weekdays and every 8 to 15 minutes on the weekends. Some selected trams run every 4 minutes. 
Metro: Every 2 to 3 minutes before 7:00 p.m. and every 4 to 9 minutes after 7:00 p.m.

Basic Items & Cost

Name Price
Water Bottle USD 1.59
Cup of Coffee USD 2.23
Milk Carton Pack USD 0.77
Rice/Kg USD 1.63
White Bread USD 0.99
Eggs (12) USD 2.06
Combo Meal USD 5.58
Fine Dining USD 34.34
Bottle of Coke or Pepsi USD 1.37
Domestic Beer USD 1.72
Imported Beer USD 1.93
Bottle of Wine USD 5.58
Cigarettes (20 Pack) USD 4.29
Taxi ( 1 km ) USD 1.12
Ticket in local transport (Single way). USD 1.03
Rent ( One Bed Room) USD 781.38

Do(s)

  • Spend money wisely, else managing finances until your return might be difficult.
  • Wear comfortable clothing and footwear in order to avoid being tripped.
  • Be responsible for your belongings as there may be thieves on the street.
  • Be careful with taxi drivers as you may be trapped.
  • Be thankful for those who help, as gratefulness is a good gesture.
  • Stay hydrated as you may have to walk and may get exhausted.
  • Maintain discipline and silence inside the premises.
  • Ensure the validity of the ticket before entering any public transport.

Don’t(s)

  • Do not contaminate the surroundings; the place is strict on disciplinary action and cleanliness.
  • Do not move around haphazardly disturbing others.
  • Do not exchange money on the street.
  • Do not drink alcohol or smoke while visiting a place.
  • Do not meddle with strangers on the street.
  • Do not spend more time in planning as you may have less time to enjoy.

Night Life

Nightlife in Prague is vivacious with brightly lit buildings in a sparkling environment. Visitors can experience the vibrant atmosphere in the pubs and clubs where people dance to their favorite Rock, Pop, and Jazz music. A city situated on the Vlata River provides picturesque beauty, captivating the visitors' eyes. It is a city with the most fascinating buildings of Gothic architecture reflecting the Neo-Renaissance period. Its unique architecture and lights brighten up the atmosphere. The evenings can be spent in a calm and reclusive environment taking a break from busy city life by roaming around gardens and parks. The cafes celebrate a wide variety of concoctions tantalizing the taste buds of the visitor. The pubs and local bars serve a wide variety of drinks as well as the bottled accompaniments for a relishing experience. 

Must See

  • Visit the Prague Castle, an abode for Bohemian kings to spend some time in the royal garden enjoying the serenity and calmness surrounding the place.
  • Take a stroll near Charles Bridge to explore 32 unique points fascinating the tourists.
  • Explore the picturesque beauty of the city encompassing the astronomical clock and the library.
  • Visit the St. Nicholas square to enjoy the Baroque architecture.
  • Take a stroll to see the Museum of Communism, which displays daily life, history, politics, and sport.
  • Go to Wenceslas Square to get a glimpse of the scenic beauty of the city and explore the architecture of the buildings.
  • Go walking near the national theater embanked on the river Vlata to explore the unique architecture.
  • The dancing house building design resembles a woman wearing a skirt, which is a remarkable architectural marvel exhibiting modern style architecture.
  • To get a magnificent view of the Gothic architecture, St. Vitus Cathedral would be a place of significance.
  • Explore the historical events at Wenceslas square.

Experiences

  • Go on a boat ride on Kampa Island which is situated between Prague Castle and Charles Bridge.
  • Boat ride under the river Vlata to explore the panoramic and spectacular view of the city.
  • Go hiking on the hilltop fortress to enjoy the scenic views encompassing the place simultaneously gazing the architectural charm.
  • Go cycling from the city center to enjoy the spectacular view of the city and the church.
  • Take the 3-hour bike adventure tour available at Wenceslas Square. 
  • Go cycling at the old town square for exploring its unique architectural charm. 
  • Participating in the go-kart sessions can be fun at Horne Pocernice.
  • Drink beer and eat traditional food that tantalizes your taste buds.

Activities

CZ SKI s.r.o.
Ski
J. Zelivského 2200/2, 130 00 Prague 3-Zizkov, Czechia
Distance From City Center
Distance From City Center: 4.0 Km
Golf & Country Club Hodkovičky a.s.
Golf
Vltavanu 546, 147 00 Prague 4 - Hodkovicky, Czechia
Distance From City Center
Distance From City Center: 8.5 Km
Hostivarska Prehrada
Beach
K Jezeru 1, 100 00 Prague 10 - Hostivar, Czechia
Distance From City Center
Distance From City Center: 12.4 Km
Golf Club Prague
Golf
Plzenska 23/2 Prague 5, 150 00, Czechia
Distance From City Center
Distance From City Center: 12.1 Km
Golf Resort Black Bridge
Golf
Nar. hrdinu 891, 190 12 Prague-Dolní Pocernice, Czechia
Distance From City Center
Distance From City Center: 13.2 Km
Casino Ambassador
Casino
Vaclavske nam. 839/7, 110 00 Mustek, Czechia
Distance From City Center
Distance From City Center: 2.1 Km
Rebuy Stars Casino Savarin
Casino
Na Prikope 10, 110 00 Nove Mesto, Czechia
Distance From City Center
Distance From City Center: 2.2 Km
Casino Atrium
Casino
Pobrezni 1, 186 00 Prague 8-Rohansky ostrov, Czechia
Distance From City Center
Distance From City Center: 3.2 Km
Prague City Golf Club
Golf
K Radotinu 15, 156 00 Prague-Zbraslav, Czechia
Distance From City Center
Distance From City Center: 15.1 Km
Military Safari
Safari
Wilsonova 6, 110 00 Prague 1, Czechia
Distance From City Center
Distance From City Center: 1.2 Km
Ski Park Chuchle
Ski
Radotínska 130/30, 159 00 Prague-Velka Chuchle, Czechia
Distance From City Center
Distance From City Center: 11.6 Km
Casino ARBES
Casino
Stefanikova 339/39, 150 00 Prague-Smíchov, Czechia
Distance From City Center
Distance From City Center: 2.8 Km
National Alpine Ski Camp
Ski
Dablicka 973/25, 182 00 Prague 8-Kobylisy, Czechia
Distance From City Center
Distance From City Center: 10.3 Km
Zlute Lazne
Beach
Podolske nabrezi 3/1184, 140 00 Prague 4-Podoli
Distance From City Center
Distance From City Center: 4.9 Km
Butterfly House
Zoo
Hamleys (patro-1), Na Prikope 854/14 Nove Mesto, 110 00 Prague 1, Czechia
Distance From City Center
Distance From City Center: 2.2 Km
Koupaliste Dzban
Beach
Nad Lavkou 672/5, 160 00 Prague 6-Vokovice, Czechia
Distance From City Center
Distance From City Center: 11.7 Km
Sea World
Zoo
Vystaviste Holesovice 170 00 Prague, Czech Republic
Distance From City Center
Distance From City Center: 5 Km
SkiGoHome
Ski
Na Brezince 912/8, 150 00 Prague 5-Smíchov, Czechia
Distance From City Center
Distance From City Center: 3.9 Km
Surf Ski Sport
Ski
V Tuních 1357/11, 120 00 Prague 2-Nove Mesto, Czechia
Distance From City Center
Distance From City Center: 1 Km
Golf Club Chateau St. Havel Prague
Golf
Pred Nadrazim 6, 140 00 Prague 4, Czechia
Distance From City Center
Distance From City Center :6.6 Km
Prague Zoo
Zoo
U Trojskeho zamku 3/120, 171 00 Prague 7, Czechia
Distance From City Center
Distance From City Center: 7.5 Km

Shopping

Antikvity Spol. Ltd.
Antique Markets
Na Hutích 661/9, 160 00 Prague 6-Dejvice, Czechia
Distance From City Center
Distance From City Center: 7 Km
Antiques Cinolter
Antique Markets
Maiselova 57/9, 110 00 Josefov, Czechia
Distance From City Center
Distance From City Center: 5 Km
BLESI TRHY Praha
Antique Markets
U Elektry, 190 00 Prague 9, Czechia
Distance From City Center
Distance From City Center: 8.3 km
Bric a Brac Antiques
Antique Markets
Tynska 627/7, 110 00 Stare Mesto, Czechia
Distance From City Center
Distance From City Center: 4.6 Km
Nanoantik
Antique Markets
Kubelíkova 25, 130 00 Prague 3 - Zizkov, Czechia
Distance From City Center
Distance From City Center: 2.3 Km
Farmers Market in Prague 1
Flea Markets and Bazaars
nám. Republiky, 110 00 Nové Město, Czechia
Distance From City Center
Distance From City Center: 3.6 Km
Flea Markets Melnik
Flea Markets and Bazaars
Nůšařská, 276 01 Mělník, Czechia
Distance From City Center
Distance From City Center: 46.8 Km
Pravy Blesi TRH
Flea Markets and Bazaars
Slovenska 21, 120 00 Prague, Czech Republic
Distance From City Center
Distance From City Center: 550 Meters
Trznice
Flea Markets and Bazaars
Ostrovskeho 1332/4, 150 00 Prague 5, Czechia
Distance From City Center
Distance From City Center: 3.1 Km
Artel Design Store
Handicrafts and Souviners
U Luzickeho Seminare 82/7, 118 00 Mala Strana, Czechia
Distance From City Center
Distance From City Center: 6 Km
Czech Marionettes
Handicrafts and Souviners
Nerudova 47, 118 00 Mala Strana, Czechia
Distance From City Center
Distance From City Center: 6.1 Km
Erpet Bohemia Crystal
Handicrafts and Souviners
Strakonicka 2860/4, 150 00 Prague 5, Czechia
Distance From City Center
Distance From City Center: 2.9 Km
Garnet Prague Center
Handicrafts and Souviners
Stupartska 746/11, 110 00 Stare Mesto, Czechia
Distance From City Center
Distance From City Center: 4.5 Km
Atrium Flora
Shopping Malls
Vinohradska 2828/151, 130 00 Prague 3, Czechia
Distance From City Center
Distance From City Center: 2.8 Km
Black Rose
Shopping Malls
Na Príkope 853/12, 110 00 Prague, Czech
Distance From City Center
Distance From City Center: 2.2 Km
Centrum Chodov
Shopping Malls
Roztylska 2321/19, 148 00 Prague 11, Czechia
Distance From City Center
Distance From City Center: 9.4 Km
Palladium
Shopping Malls
nam. Republiky 1078/1, 110 00 Nove Mesto, Czechia
Distance From City Center
Distance From City Center: 3.4 Km
  • Printed t-shirts
  • Glassware
  • Marionettes
  • Gholem (small statues)
  • Postcards
  • Czech porcelain
  • Czech snacks
  • Czech beer
  • Cosmetics
  • Classical music CDs
  • Garnet jewelry
  • Absinthe
  • Bohemian paper
  • Wooden toys
  • Hand-painted silk scarves
  • Spa wafers
  • Art Nouveau collectibles
  • Personalized objects d'art
  • Bohemian lavender
  • Kubista
  • Designer fabric accessories
  • Bohemian crystal
  • Kovap mechanical toys  

Official Language

Czech

Other Language

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Spoken Language

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Currency

Czech Koruna (CZK)

Population

1.3 (Millions)

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Weather

Moderate Rain 7.3°C

TimeZone

16:21 PM (GMT +02:00)

 

Ambulance

112

 

Police

158

 

Electric socket

Type E
Type E ( 230 V 50 Hz)

Airport Name / IATA Code

Vaclav Havel Airport Prague - PRG

Airport Name / IATA Code

BRNO - Turany Airport - BRQ

Best time to visit

March, April, May, June, July, and August - Spring, and Summer are the best seasons to visit Prague. The biggest carnival of the year called Carnevale Praha (the Prague Carnival) gets held during March besides dozens of local attractions and short getaways you can plan if you're on a long stay. July and August are perfect for experiencing the core of Prague culture and history. This season lets you feed your eyes and memory with mask parades, vibrant colors, dance, art, feasting, and drinking.

Moderate time to visit

September, October - If you’re visiting Prague for its scenic beauty, solace in the beauty and have a laid back holiday planned, the Autumn is the perfect season to visit. This season is not as popular as the Summer, therefore, you can grab a great hotel deal if you plan well.

Worst time to visit

November, December, January, and February - The slower and cold months of November, December, January, and February are the worst times to visit Prague. The days are shorter in the winter and it gets dark between 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. The city practically remains free of tourist during this season due to its extremely cold weather and heavy snowfall.

Taxi

Start Tariff: CZK 40.00

1 Km. Tariff: CZK 26.00

1 Hour Waiting Tariff: CZK 360.00

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