Prague, Bohemia’s Capital

Prague (or Praha, if you're Czech), the capital of the Czech Republic, is one of the continent's most charming historical cities and one of Europe's most popular travel destinations.
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Prague (or Praha, if you’re Czech) is magical city. The former heart of Bohemia, capital of the Holy Roman Empire, and ground zero for spontaneous outbreaks of defenestration, the modern capital of the Czech Republic is one of the continent’s most charming historical cities and one of Europe’s most popular travel destinations. Its cobblestone streets and fairytale clocks and turrets attract tourists in droves.

After the fall of the Berlin Wall, Prague became the place to be for the young westerners with an adventurous spirit; young American expats flocked there in the 90s. Since then, the city’s Old Town (Stare Mesto), with its cobblestone streets and fairytale towers, has become a tourist mecca, and the 14th century Charles Bridge is swarmed with sightseers day and night. It’s no longer the undiscovered gem or bargain it once was, but a visit to Prague is well worth it.

Where to Next?

Guidebooks for The Czech Republic

If you're looking for a guidebook to make the most of your visit, these are some of the most popular ones currently for The Czech Republic. Some are available in both paper and e-book formats.

Lonely Planet Prague & the Czech Republic (Travel Guide)
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Lonely Planet Prague & the Czech Republic (Travel Guide)
  • Amazon Kindle Edition
  • Planet, Lonely (Author)
Rick Steves Prague & The Czech Republic
  • Steves, Rick (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
Prague, Czech Republic - Travel Guide
  • ✔ GPS map loads to your smartphone memory - no network access needed once the app is downloaded.
  • ✔ GPS map displays your location along with nearby sights and attractions.

Travel Insurance For Your Trip to The Czech Republic

I never travel without travel insurance, and I've run into several situations where I've had to make claims. I consider it essential.

But shopping for travel insurance can be a pain and confusing. Thankfully, there are some travel insurance comparison sites that show you a wide range of plans, make it easy to compare coverage, and can save you money at the same time. And the coverage can be much better tailored to your specific needs than the checkbox offering at travel booking sites or through your credit card.

These are some good places to shop for travel insurance for your next trip to The Czech Republic :

Hopefully, you won't need it, but if something goes wrong, you'll sure be glad you have it!

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