A 24 CZK transportation ticket is required for the Castle Tour. We kindly ask you to purchase it in advance to ensure that the tour runs smoothly. 

About Prague

Prague is one of the most popular tourist destination in Europe. This old city is lined with beautiful streets and is rich with history. And of course, let's not forget about the delicious beer!

Ready to experience Prague? Start with our FREE Tour of Prague, which gives you an overview of the city's history and main attractions.
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Airport Transfer

The Airport Express bus leaves every 30 minutes to Hlavní nádraží (main train station) until 9pm every night. Non-express buses leave every 10 minutes, and after midnight every 30 minutes, offering you the opportunity to change to the Metro to get to the city centre. Prague Airport Transfers offer a flat rate taxi service of about 550 CZK.

Currency

The Czech Republic uses the Koruna; €1 is about 27 CZK.

Public Transportation

Two thirds of Prague's population use the public transport, so why shouldn't we follow the experts? With metros, trams and buses, a 30-minute ticket is only 24 CZK, a 24-hour pass is 110 CZK, or a three-day pass comes in at 310 CZK.

Prague Welcome Card

The Prague Welcome card gives you free entry to more than 50 historic sights, museums and galleries along with a three-day public transport ticket. It comes with a free guide booklet which is also filled with vouchers for various food outlets and nightlife.

Safety

Overall, Prague is a safe and enjoyable city but pickpocketing is quite common in tourist hotspots. Be streetwise and look after your personal belongings.
Also there are a lot of taxis who try to scam visitors so ensure that the meter is on and running when you get in.  

Tipping

Tipping about 10% of your bill is common practice the Czech Republic.

Emergency number

112

Useful words

In such a multicultural city, you will do fine with just English, but it always goes a long way if you say something in the local language.

Dobry’ Den, Dobré Odpoledne - Hello, good day
Prosím - Please
DEvKUJI VAM - Thank you
Promiňte - Sorry
Promiňte - Excuse me
EMLUVÍM CvESKY - I don’t speak Czech
MLUVÍTE ANGLICKY? - Do you speak English?
Jsem ztracen - I am lost
Kolik to stojí? - How much is it?
 

Prague Top Attractions

1. Charles Bridge
Strolling across Charles Bridge is everybody’s favourite Prague activity. However, by 9am it’ll already be full with other explorers so if you want to have the place all to yourself and capture a beautiful photo we recommend you get there at dawn.
 
2. Prague Castle
Pražský hrad, or just hrad to Czechs – is Prague's most popular attraction. Look down on the fairytale city before you wander into the museums and galleries that are home to some of the Czech Republic's greatest artistic and cultural treasures.
 
3. St. Vitus Cathedral
Built over a time span of almost 600 years, St. Vitus is one of the most beautifully adorned cathedrals that houses the 14th-century mosaic of the Last Judgement and the tombs of St Wenceslas and Charles IV, the baroque silver tomb of St John of Nepomuck and stained glass by Alfons Mucha.
 
4. Old Town Hall
Prague's Old Town Hall, founded in 1338, it is a mishmash of architecture - most famous of all is the Astronomical Clock. Catch it chime on the hour!
 
5. Veletrzní Palác
The National Gallery's has a pretty amazing collection of Art from masters such as Van Gogh, Picasso, Schiele, Klimt and many more. Definitely a top contender for best museum for us!
 
6. Prague Jewish Museum
This museum consists of six Jewish monuments clustered together in Josefov: the Maisel Synagogue; the Pinkas Synagogue; the Spanish Synagogue; the Klaus Synagogue; the Ceremonial Hall; and the Old Jewish Cemetery.

PRAGUE 1: STARÉ MĚSTO, MALÁ STRANA, JOSEFOV, NOVÉ MĚSTO

Prague 1 is pretty much the city centre and contains the highest concentrations of accommodation, bars and restaurants.

>> Where to stay, eat, drink and go shopping in Prague 1: Staré Město, Malá Strana, Josefov, Nové Město

PRAGUE 2: VÍNOHRADY & VYŠEHRAD

Vínohrady is a beautiful district where expats have taken a great liking to. It's a little bit off the main attraction routes. Vyšehrad district is said to be where the first Czechs settled.

>> Where to stay, eat, drink and go shopping in Prague 2: Vínohrady & Vyšehrad

PRAGUE 3: ŽIŽKOV

Žižkov is said to have the most bars per capita in all of Europe (that's all we are going to say in this introduction).

>> Where to stay, eat and drink in Prague 3: Žižkov

PRAGUE 4: NUSLE

Nusle, historically a working-class district, still seems a bit rough around the edges. But this is the more authentic side of Prague where you can find excellent food.

>> Where to stay, eat, drink and go shopping in Prague 4: Nusle