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The City of One Hundred Spires (aka Prague!) is a destination that has gained a lot of traction in recent years. People from all around the world flock to this city to experience top sites like the mysterious Charles Bridge, historic Jewish Quarter, or the intricately designed Astronomical Clock. Or maybe they go for the beer and the melt-in-your-mouth treat called trdelnik. No matter what suits your fancy, we’ve got you covered in our Prague Travel Guide.
Currency: Czech Koruna is the currency in the Czech Republic, and the exchange rate is great for Americans! You can exchange your money before you go at your local bank, or you will find many cash exchange machines in the city itself.
Languages: Czech and English. Locals try to accommodate visitors by speaking English, especially at the popular top sites.
Best way to get around: On foot. Prague is a very walkable city, and you will find impressive architecture everywhere you look.
Phrases to know:
Dobry den (do-bree den) means “hello.”
Dekuji (dye-ku-yi) means “thanks.”
Pivo prosím (pee-vo pro-seem) means “beer, please.”
“Prague is a delightful place to visit in any season,” said Go Ahead staffer Cayleigh. “If you want to experience the true charm of the city, I recommend going around the holidays when there’s a dusting of snow on the ground, festive lights around the city, and the wonderful scent of trdelnik in the air.” Some of the best times to visit Prague include:
If you’re looking for a European city with stunning architecture, castles, enchanting bridges, and impressive statues, look no further than Prague—even traveler Dana raved about all the beauty in the city in her traveler Q&A about getting to know Prague! The city itself is a work of art and you won’t miss out on any of the top sites since it’s so walkable. Here are some of the top things to see in Prague.
Prague’s weather is a bit unpredictable, so we want to make sure you’re well prepared when it comes to your packing list. Here’s what to throw in your bag so that you can truly enjoy all the amazing things to do in Prague.
One of the best things about visiting Prague is that there’s plenty to do without spending a lot of money. There are a lot of opportunities to just walk around and enjoy the scenes of the city. Here’s a list of places you shouldn’t miss if you have some free time in Prague.
Eating is one of the best things to do in Prague! Like the rest of Eastern Europe, the cuisine in Prague is typically on the heavier side with meat, potatoes, and gravy as some of the main stars. There’s nothing better than sitting down to a comforting meal after touring the city in the crisp winter weather.
The Czech people are very proud that they drink the most beer per capita than any other country. So it’s no surprise that beer happens to be the drink to order while visiting Prague. We promise you won’t want to miss out on sampling more than a few of the traditional, smooth Czech brews! Here are some of our favorites Czech sips, along with a few must-visit bars and breweries to pop into along the way.
Prague is a special place, to say the least. Here are a few mementos you can buy in the city to remember the time you spent on tour in Prague.