The capital city of the Czech Republic, Prague has a rich history which is elegantly showcased among its stunning buildings and architecture. Key sites of interest include the famous Charles Bridge, bustling with artists, entertainers and craftsmen and the Prague Castle, the biggest of its kind on earth. The old town with its Astronomical Clock and the Jewish Quarter packed with venues of historical interest provide further diversions along with over ten museums covering every aspect of the country's history from music to the military and countless art galleries to explore too. This city so full of history and culture also now provides modern diversions and is famed for its nightlife and shopping malls.
Prague offers accommodation to suit all budgets and tastes from five star to pocket friendly budget options and, for the traveller looking for something really different there are even Boat-els, floating hotels. As with all cities to stay in the popular areas you will find the most luxurious of the hotels. In Prague the Old Town, Castle Area and New Town are some of the spots you can expect to find high end accommodation. Outside of the chain and five star hotels there are also ample privately owned hotels to suit every budget.
Most overseas visitors to Prague will arrive into Prague's International Airport (PRG) which is only thirty minutes outside the city. Getting to the centre is simple via the regular or the Airport Express bus service. Once in Prague, getting around is easy. The city's tram and metro service cover most areas and are very reasonably priced. Taxis are best booked via your hotel than on the street.