|Must Know||The Czech Republic does not use the Euro. Travellers to Prague will have to exchange their currency into Czech Koruna (CZK). 1 Euro is equivalent to approximately 27 CZK.|
|Must See||Take the Charles Bridge across the river to visit Prague Castle.|
|Must Do||The Czech Republic is famous for its draft beer- they even have the original version of Budweiser called Budweiser Budvar.|
|Did You Know||Dating from 1410, the Astronomical Clock in Prague’s Oldtown square is the oldest still operating in the world.|
Prague’s ancient squares, narrow cobblestone streets and medieval church spires create a fairy-tale atmosphere for anyone who visits the Czech Capital. Prague is one of Europe’s best preserved cities, complete with its own 9th-century castle which looms over the city from across the Vltava River. The plan of the Old City, which has been unchanged for over 1000 years, contributes to the tangible sense of history that pervades everything in Prague.
|Train||Trains arrive at Praha hlavní nádraží station in the center of Prague only a 5-10 minute walk to Wenceslas Square. The station is also connected to Prague’s metro line C, while numerous tram routes (5, 9, and 26) depart from outside.|
|Bus||Buses to Prague arrive at ÚAN Florenc station located at the junction of metro lines B and C. Floerec station is also close to both metro and bus stops while also being within walking distance of some of Prague’s major sights.|
|Flight||Flights to Prague land at Václav Havel Airport located approximately 10 kilometers from the city. 4 bus lines, including the Airport Express, connect the airport with Prague’s central train station. It takes approximately 25 minutes to reach the city center from the airport.|
Given its small size, Prague is one of the most walkable capital cities in Europe. The city is very pedestrian friendly, with numerous tight alleys and limited vehicle traffic in Prague’s old city. Prague also has one of the best public transport networks in Europe, with metro, bus and tram services that connect the whole city and its outskirts. This network also includes the Petrin funicular and 6 ferries.