Situated on the River Vltava (Moldau) in central Bohemia, Prague has been the political, cultural, and economic centre of the Czech Republic for more than 1100 years. The city proper is home to more than 1.2 million people, while its metropolitan area is estimated to have a population of over 1.9 million. The stunning architecture, delicious food, bubbling cultural events and ancient history place it high on tourists’ agendas.

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Life is delicious in Prague
Life is delicious in Prague
Art Nouveau architectural details; Prague contains one of the
Art Nouveau architectural details; Prague contains one of the world's most varied styles of architecture, from Art Nouveau to Baroque, Renaissance, Cubist, Gothic, Neo-Classical and ultra-modern.
Art Nouveau architectural details; Prague contains one of the
Art Nouveau architectural details; Prague contains one of the world's most varied styles of architecture, from Art Nouveau to Baroque, Renaissance, Cubist, Gothic, Neo-Classical and ultra-modern.
Art Nouveau architectural details; Prague contains one of the
Art Nouveau architectural details; Prague contains one of the world's most varied styles of architecture, from Art Nouveau to Baroque, Renaissance, Cubist, Gothic, Neo-Classical and ultra-modern.
Art Nouveau architectural details; Prague contains one of the
Art Nouveau architectural details; Prague contains one of the world's most varied styles of architecture, from Art Nouveau to Baroque, Renaissance, Cubist, Gothic, Neo-Classical and ultra-modern.
The Black Tower is one of the oldest existing buildings
The Black Tower is one of the oldest existing buildings in Prague. It was built in 1135 as an eastern gate of the Romanesque fortification of the Prague.
Charming cafes everywhere.
Charming cafes everywhere.
Charles Bridge Musicians.
Charles Bridge Musicians.
Charles Bridge statue and souvenir vendor.
Charles Bridge statue and souvenir vendor.
Charles Bridge tourists.
Charles Bridge tourists.
Construction of the Charles Bridge started in 1357 under the
Construction of the Charles Bridge started in 1357 under the auspices of King Charles IV, and finished in the beginning of 15th century.
Charles Bridge Puppet playing for change.
Charles Bridge Puppet playing for change.
Child with souvenirs.
Child with souvenirs.
Czech is famous for its Bohemian crystal.
Czech is famous for its Bohemian crystal.
Prague has numerous ‘sgraffitoed’ buildings; it’s a technique of wall
Prague has numerous ‘sgraffitoed’ buildings; it’s a technique of wall decor, produced by applying layers of plaster tinted in contrasting colors to a moistened surface.
Early spring outdoor cafe.
Early spring outdoor cafe.
The Black Tower is one of the oldest existing buildings
The Black Tower is one of the oldest existing buildings in Prague.
The Lennon Wall is a wall in Prague, Czech Republic.
The Lennon Wall is a wall in Prague, Czech Republic. Once a normal wall, since the 1980s it has been filled it with John Lennon-inspired graffiti and pieces of lyrics from Beatles songs.
The Lennon Wall is a wall in Prague, Czech Republic.
The Lennon Wall is a wall in Prague, Czech Republic. Once a normal wall, since the 1980s it has been filled it with John Lennon-inspired graffiti and pieces of lyrics from Beatles songs.
Legii Bridge over the Moldau River.
Legii Bridge over the Moldau River.
Locks attached to a barbed wire, symbolic of locking out
Locks attached to a barbed wire, symbolic of locking out past repressions.
One of many sculptures in Prague.
One of many sculptures in Prague.
One of many sculptures in Prague
One of many sculptures in Prague
Memorial plaque to Frederic Chopin who lived for a year
Memorial plaque to Frederic Chopin who lived for a year in Prague.
Antonin Dvorak is one of world’s most admired classical composers.
Antonin Dvorak is one of world’s most admired classical composers.
Dvorak’s works include operas, symphonic, choral and chamber music.  His
Dvorak’s works include operas, symphonic, choral and chamber music. His best-known works include his New World Symphony.
Statue of Dvorak in Prague city center.
Statue of Dvorak in Prague city center.
Famous art nouveau Municipal House concert hall.
Famous art nouveau Municipal House concert hall.
Interior of Municipal House concert hall.
Interior of Municipal House concert hall.
Interior of Municipal House concert hall.
Interior of Municipal House concert hall.
Interior of Municipal House concert hall.
Interior of Municipal House concert hall.
Interior of Municipal House concert hall.
Interior of Municipal House concert hall.
Interior of Municipal House concert hall, Bedrich Smetana is a
Interior of Municipal House concert hall, Bedrich Smetana is a world famous Czech composer.
Intensely art nouveau decorated restaurant in the Municipal House.
Intensely art nouveau decorated restaurant in the Municipal House.
Entry portico of Municipal House.
Entry portico of Municipal House.
Prague Philharmonic Orchestra.
Prague Philharmonic Orchestra.
Rudolfinum Concert Hall, one of the most important neo-renaissance buildings
Rudolfinum Concert Hall, one of the most important neo-renaissance buildings in Prague.
Smetana’s grave in the Vysehrad Castle cemetery.
Smetana’s grave in the Vysehrad Castle cemetery.
First violinist of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra.
First violinist of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra.
Old mill on the Moldau River.
Old mill on the Moldau River.
Old Charles Bridge Tower.
Old Charles Bridge Tower.
Old Town buildings.
Old Town buildings.
Decorated Easter tree in central old town.
Decorated Easter tree in central old town.
Haute couture shops in old town center.
Haute couture shops in old town center.
One of thousands of visitors daily in old town
One of thousands of visitors daily in old town
Astronomical clock in old town hall.
Astronomical clock in old town hall.
Detail of astronomical clock in old town hall.
Detail of astronomical clock in old town hall.
Old Town Hall tower in central Prague.
Old Town Hall tower in central Prague.
Memorial statue of Jan Hus in old town square; He
Memorial statue of Jan Hus in old town square; He was a Czech Catholic priest, philosopher, reformer, and master at Charles University in Prague. He was famous for being burned at the stake for his heretical views on the Church.
Church of Our Lady before Tyn. It has been the
Church of Our Lady before Tyn. It has been the main church of this part of the city since the 14th century.
St. Nicholas church in old town square offers classical music
St. Nicholas church in old town square offers classical music concerts throughout the week.
Old town street musician.
Old town street musician.
Foreign visitors singing team songs during the European volleyball finals
Foreign visitors singing team songs during the European volleyball finals in Prague.
Church of Our Lady before Tyn. It has been the
Church of Our Lady before Tyn. It has been the main church of this part of the city since the 14th century.
Budweiser beer originates from the Czech Republic.
Budweiser beer originates from the Czech Republic.
Pilsner beer originates from the Czech Republic.
Pilsner beer originates from the Czech Republic.
Poster for the National Theatre.
Poster for the National Theatre.
Modern sculpture facing Prague Castle in the distance.
Modern sculpture facing Prague Castle in the distance.
St Vitus Cathedral at Prague Castle. Prague Castle is one
St Vitus Cathedral at Prague Castle. Prague Castle is one of the biggest castles in the world. The cathedral is an excellent example of Gothic architecture and is the biggest and most important church in the country.
Architectural details abound in Prague.
Architectural details abound in Prague.