About Prague

About Prague

Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic, lies at the heart of Central Europe. Prague, or Praha, as it is known locally, is inhabited by Slavs, influenced by Europe, and known globally as a top travel destination.

It is also the historical capital of Bohemia. Situated in the north-west of the country on the Vltava River, the city is home to approximately 1.24 million people.

Visually, Prague is a smorgasbord of architectural styles and artistic details. From the paving stones to the spires on its churches, every element has a dual function; to serve as a structural purpose and to appeal to the eye.

Prague is also home to a number of famous cultural attractions, such as the Prague Castle, the Charles Bridge, the Old Town Square, the Jewish Quarter, the Lennon Wall and PetÅ™ín hill.

Prague is accessible from many parts of the world, served by many international airlines. The city has one international airports, Václav Havel Airport. Prague is also very well connected with the rest of the European rail and bus network, trains and buses run daily between Prague and most major European cities.