Prague

Prague, called in Czech Praha, is the capital of Czechia and one of the most popular tourist destinations in Europe and worldwide. Many people consider it to be one of the most beautiful cities in the world. The city was founded in the 6th century. It used to be the capital of the Kingdom of Bohemia, of the Holy Roman Empire, of Czechoslovakia, and since 1993 it has been the capital of the Czech Republic, also known as Czechia.

Prague on the Map of Czechia
Czech Name
Praha
Status
Capital City
Population
1,280,508
Area
496 km2 (192 sq mi)
Highest Elevation
Teleček: 399 m (1,309 ft)
Main Train Station
Praha hlavní nádraží
Main Airport
Václav Havel Airport Prague (PRG)
Prague Coat of Arms

Prague is by far the largest city in Czechia and its cultural and economic center. It is also one of the most popular tourist destinations worldwide. If you like beautiful cities with great old architecture, you can’t miss Prague.

Below is a small selection of great places and sights in Prague. This list will be automatically updated as our website grows, so please don’t forget to revisit our site on a regular basis.

The Čertovka is a very picturesque man-made channel on the western side of the Vltava river in Prague. The name can be translated as the Devil‘s Strea…
Charles Bridge (in Czech: Karlův most) is an iconic landmark in the very centre of Prague. The bridge crosses the Vltava river and connects the Old To…
Golden Lane, known in Czech as Zlatá ulička, is an iconic, tiny street located in Prague Castle. The colorful small houses give it a unique charm and…
Old Town Square, in Czech known as Staroměstské náměstí, is the central square of the historic part of Prague. The square is of the greatest tourist a…
The Petřín Lookout Tower, known in Czech as Petřínská rozhledna, is a tower situated on Petřín hill on the left bank of the Vltava river in Prague. Du…
The Prague Astronomical Clock, commonly known as the Orloj, is one of the most popular sights in the Czech capital. It is very easy to find, because i…
Prague Castle (in Czech: Pražský hrad) is the largest ancient castle in the world. It is perhaps the most important landmark in the magnificent city o…
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