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Regarded as one of the most beautiful and interesting cities in the whole of Europe, Prague is the historic capital city, and largest city, of the Czech Republic.

With a rich cultural history, the city is a curious and beautiful mixture of Gothic, Renaissance, and Baroque architecture, and influences, with the all-important contemporary updates to keep Prague a central hub of European travel and tourism. In recent years, Prague has become a popular destination for weekend city breaks and stag/hen parties.

For decades, Prague has been a desired location for holidays and short breaks for aspiring travellers from all over the world, with the wide availability of cheap and affordable hotel accommodation being one of the key deciding factors.

Neighbourhoods of Prague

Prague boasts a large number of interesting districts that tourists can experience, with some of the most popular including:

  • Stare Mesto: The designated ‘Old Town’ area of the city. In Stare Mesto you will find much of the historic architecture that makes Prague so iconic.
  • Mala Strana: Or ‘Lesser Town’, is a quaint area packed with bars and cafes for local and international refreshments.
  • Nove Mesto: Or ‘New Town’, where you start to see more of the modern influences that are helping to keep Prague a metropolitan travel hotspot.

What to see and do in Prague

Some of the sights and attractions that make any trip to Prague complete include a visit to the iconic Prague Castle, a stunning complex dating back to the 9th century, a visit to the legendary Prague Astronomical Clock, a 600 year old structure that is one of the most treasured possessions of the city, and trip to see the famous Dancing House, an interesting Gehry-designed tower that houses a restaurant within. Crossing Charles Bridge for a fabulous view of the city and the Vltava River is a must-do, and no tourist should go home without some Bohemian glass.

What to eat in Prague

Those who visit Prague wishing to sample some of the most famous traditional cuisine should order dishes such as kulaja, which is a mushroom and potato soup, tatarak which is a delicious steak tartare, and cesnecka which the locals describe as a ‘miracle’ dish of hangover cure garlic soup! No meal would be complete without a glass of pilsner beer.

Typical events and festivals in Prague

Prague hosts a number of varied events and festivals throughout the year, with some tourist favourites including Shrovetide which is a Czech Mardi Grad festival held around the time of Shrove Tuesday, the Febiobestindependent film festival that premieres over 500 films every March, and the annual Old Town Christmas Market extravaganza held every festive season.

How to move around in Prague

Getting around Prague is made easy thanks to the Prague Integrated Transport (PID) of a metro system, a tram system, bus services, commuter trains, and six different ferry routes. The city boasts one of the most effective and frequently used public transport networks in the world, with a total of more than 1.2 billion journeys taken per year by locals and tourists.

The climate in Prague

Prague is a city that experiences relatively cold winters and moderately hot summers. With an average winter temperature dipping below zero with the potential for snow, a festive break can be very atmospheric but cold. Summers average a high of 24 degrees, making Prague a pleasant city break option in the warmer months. Pleasant summers and atmospheric winters make Prague a popular tourist destination all year round.

More interesting facts about sights in Prague

Did you know that there is an entire stretch of wall in Prague dedicated to John Lennon? It has been repainted many times over the years, covered with images of the famous Beatles frontman and lyrics of some of his most famous and iconic songs. The John Lennon Wall is one of Prague’s best kept secrets, and it makes for a delightful discovery for all tourists exploring the city.

Frequently asked questions about Hotels in Prague

The most centrally located hotels in Prague with the best ratings are: Alcron Hotel Prague, Hotel Ventana Prague and Hotel Clementin.

It depends on the category of the hotel. If you want to stay at a 4-star hotel in Prague, the average price per night is 37 , while you will pay an average of 28 for a 3-star hotel, and in a more luxurious 5-star hotel, you"ll pay around 72 .

Hotel Ramada Airport Prague and Hotel Courtyard By Marriott Prague Airport are the closest ones to Prague-Václav Havel.

You can make reservations at Alcron Hotel Prague, Hotel Ventana Prague and Hotel Aria Prague if you"re looking for a hotel with valet service for your visit to Prague.

If you need a hotel with disabled access in Prague, we recommend Alcron Hotel Prague, Hotel Ventana Prague and Hotel Aria Prague.

If you want an adult-only hotel in Prague, some of the best options for adults only are Hostel Orange, Hostel Homer Old Town Square and Hotel Rott.

According to our clients, if you´re travelling with children, the best hotels in Prague are Hotel Ventana Prague, Hotel Questenberk and Alcron Hotel Prague.

If you want to save time, the hotels in Prague with express check-in and check-out are Hotel Questenberk, Hotel Ventana Prague and Hotel Clementin.

Some of the options for hotels with non-smoking rooms in Prague are Hotel Romantik U Raka, Alcron Hotel Prague and Hotel Questenberk.

In Prague, Hotel Romantik U Raka, Alcron Hotel Prague and Hotel Questenberk offer 24-hour front desk service.