Prague also ranks as the Czech Republic’s touristic centre and provides for a large number of nice hotels. In „The Golden City“, as Prague is often called, you will find unique cultural relics and a historic cityscape.
Prague Castle, the largest castle in the world, towers above the sights and hotels of Prague.
During your stay in a Prague hotel you should mount the hill Hradschin and visit the imposing castle complex with its St. Vitus Cathedral, the largest church in the Czech Republic.
The cathedral is famous for stucco-decorated Chapel of St. Wenceslas and the mausoleum of the Habsburg monarchs. Famous historical Charles Bridge has crossed the Vltava river since the 14th century.
While staying at a hotel in Prague you should make sure to walk along the alley of 30 mostly baroque statues and statuaries situated on the balustrade of the bridge.
Numerous hotels are located near Josefov (the old Jewish quarter) with an Old Jewish Cemetery and the Old New Synagogue.
If you are staying at a hotel in a hotel in Prague’s district New Town (Nové město), we recommend you to take a stroll around busy and historic Wenceslas Square (Václavské náměstí).
Prague hotel guests will be able to have a look at the Wenceslas Monument, built in 1912, on this square. In the nearby National Museum the guests of Prague hotels may get an insight into the history of Bohemia. While staying at a hotel in Prague you should make sure to see the church Chrám Panny Marie Sněžné.
Prague is being traversed by numerous metro and tram lines.
Prague’s hotels have become a vital factor for the city’s economy. Prague is also home to diverse enterprises dealing with the film industry, optics and food production.
Total population: 1,194,407 (March 2007)
Postal codes: 10000 - 199 00