Prague is the largest as well as the capital city of Czech Republic. It is one of the 14th largest cities of the European Union. It is situated on the river Vltava and has a population of more than 1.6 million people. The city is famous for its unique medieval architecture as well as the historical center of Prague is inscribed on the World Heritage List. It is a magical city of bridges, cathedrals, gold-tipped towers and church domes, has been mirrored on the surface of the swan-filled Vltava River for more than ten centuries. Prague was founded in the 9th century and soon it became the seat of Bohemian kings. Some of whom ruled as emperors. The capital city is beautiful, but pollution often hovers over the city due to its location in the Vltava River basin. The city has more than ten major museums, along with numerous theaters, cinemas, galleries and other several other historical exhibits. The weather is pretty unpredictable so it very well may burst into a snow storm but that is not very common.
On a yearly basis, 6.4 million international visitors came to Prague. Spring season in the month of May is the best time to visit. Prague old town, new town, Charles Bridge, Prague Castle, Wenceslas square, national theater and Mala Strana are the most beautiful attractions and sightseeing places in Prague.
Dancing house and Estate Theater alongside the river are the most striking attracting and finest historical attractions of the Prague.
The shooting of the Hollywood and Bollywood motion pictures is also done in Prague. A complete combination of the architecture, the low-cost budget has attracted the international film producing companies towards Prague.
English and Czech are the two most popular languages spoken in Prague. The official language is Czech and 96 % of the inhabitants use Czech language only.
Svickova na smetane (beef sirloin in cream sauce), Chlebicky, Kolace, Pivo (Beer), Pilsner Urquell in a Czech beer are the world's renowned dishes to taste in Prague.
According to the public transportation facilities, Prague Metro, Prague tram system, Prague buses and six ferries are the common public transport. The Prague rates of transportation are highest in the world.
The fare of tickets for the adults, children's and children's under six years of age is different. For a distance of 30 minutes, 24 CZK is the ticket charges for the adults. 12 CZK for the children's and for the children up to 6 years it is free of cost.
Václav Havel Airport is the biggest airport in the Czech Republic. The airport is a big hub of Czech Airlines, Smartwings, Wizz Air and many other low-costing airlines. Average flight takes more than 10 hours to reach Prague from New Delhi. Cheapest fare is of 11980 CZK from New Delhi for covering a distance of 5,719 kilometers.
With the low-cost of the airline ticket, Prague has become one of the famous destinations among the tourist. A large number of museums and cultural sites are the hottest places to see in Prague.
Hotel city centre is one of the best hotels having free Wi-Fi, satellite T.V, ATM machine, gift shop, currency exchange and ticket services shops inside the hotel. The cheapest hotel cost more than 755 CZK for a single room for 24 hours. If you increase your budget, then the luxurious hotels like Top Hotel Praha are charging the best price of 4913 CZK for a day. Mostly, in all the hotels, the shopping complex is attached to buy the new luxuries product.
1. What is the airport code of Prague?
The airport code of Ruzyne Arpt is PRG.
2. How far is city center from the airport?
Prague Ruzyne Arpt is 22.7 kilometers away from the city center while the domestic airport is 26 kms north of the city.
3. How many domestic airlines fly to Prague daily?
More than 300 domestic flights land at Ruzyne Arpt every day.
4. What are the most popular places to visit in Prague?
Among Prague’s most famous attractions are the Gateway of India, ISKCON temple, Marine drive, Sri Siddhivinayak temple, Red carpet wax museum, Haji Ali and popular beaches like Chowpatty Beach, Aksa Beach, etc.
5. Which airlines provide their services from Prague?
Czech Airlines, , Smartwings, Scandinavian Airlines, Brussels Airlines, Air Malta, Turkish Airlines, Pakistan International Airlines, are some of the flights from Prague.