Information about Prague

Recognized as one of the most beautiful cities in Europe, Prague is one of the continent’s most-visited cities attracting several millions of visitors from around the world each year.

Facts about Prague

Top Meeting Destination

TOP Meeting Destination

Prague ranks among the Top 10 most popular meeting destinations

 

Public Transportation

Public Transportation

Public transportation in Prague is the 5th best in the world

 

Prague Castle

Prague Castle

Prague Castle was founded in the 9th century and is an unmistakable dominant of the city panorama

Green City

Green City

Prague is the world’s greenest City

Travel Destination

Travel Destination

World 7th best travel destination

Safe City

Safe City

Worlds 7th safest country

Prague is the largest city in the Czech Republic and, as the country’s capital, is home to most Czech state institutions. With an area of 496 square kilometres, Prague has around 1.3 million inhabitants. As the former historical capital of Bohemia, Prague was the seat of Czech princes, kings and Emperors of the Holy Roman Empire. Today, with over 300 art galleries and exhibition spaces, numerous museums, and almost countless concert halls and theatres, it offers exceptionally rich and diverse cultural experiences for all.

Ranked sixth in the Tripadvisor world list of best destinations in 2016 and ranked as 69th most liveable city in the world in 2019, Prague is known as one of the most liveable city amongst those in the former Eastern Bloc, ahead of global cities such as St. Louis, Hong Kong and others. Its rich history makes it a popular tourist destination and as of 2017, the city receives more than 8.5 million international visitors annually. Prague is the fourth most visited European city after London, Paris and Rome.