Reasons for Prague
Reasons for Prague

Prague and Czech Republic


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The capital of the Czech Republic is our most valuable urban conservation area. In 1992 the historical core of the city covering 866 hectares was listed in the UNESCO World Cultural and Natural Heritage Register. Prague has become one of Europe's (and the world's) most popular tourist destinations.

  • 9.0 million tourists in 2018 / +2.6% (source: Euromonitor International)
  • Best leisure destination in Europe (source: Global Traveler's Leisure Lifestyle Awards 2019)
  • 11th most popular worldwide destination (Trip Advisor 2019 Traveler's Choice)
  • 8th best value destination in Worldwide Holiday Costs Barometer (2019 UK Post Office Travel Money Report)
  • 9th best congress and convention destination worldwide (ICCA 2018)
  • Prague Castle is among the top 10 castles in Europe (National Geographic 2017)
  • Vltava river in Prague listed among 10 favorite watery places in Europe
    (New York Times 2017)
  • Over 2,000 building on the UNESCO World Heritage List
  • 11 centuries of architecture
  • High-quality conference and convention centres
  • Gateway to Central Europe - 6 countries and over 40 UNESCO
    Heritage Sites easily accesible from Prague

Czech Republic

  • 13.2 million incoming tourists in 2018 / +3.7% (source: Euromonitor International)
  • Area: 78,866 square kilometres
  • Neighbouring states: Germany, Poland, Slovakia, Austria
  • Population: 10,55 million (2016)
  • Capital: Prague (population 1,27 million, 2016)
  • 10th safest country according to the 2019 Global Peace Index by the Institute for Economics and Peace
  • 2nd most welcoming country on Earth (source: 2018 Gueast Review Award)
  • 14 historical monuments on the UNESCO World Heritage List
  • More than 200 castles and chateaux
  • 40 protected historical towns
  • 36 Spa towns and resorts
  • 93 golf courses
  • 4 national parks and 26 protected landscape areas
  • Delicious Czech cuisine, local specialities and well-known beer 
    (over 550 local brands)