About Prague

Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic situated on both banks of the Vltava river is a beautiful city with a rich history. Thanks to its location in the centre of Europe, Prague has always been an important crossroads of trade and culture. In the course of its thousand-year history, Prague has always been the political, cultural, and business centre of the country. Prague, often called “Golden” or “Hundred-spired”, belongs to the architecturally unique European towns, attractive for tourists from around the world. Visitors find themselves enjoying a living museum of European architecture from Romanesque time to the present.

Prague is a city of very high standards, offering both historical and modern conference venues, hotels, restaurants and places of interest.

Features of Prague

  • Prague has a designated UNESCO World Cultural and Natural Heritage area of more than 8 sq. kilometres
  • More than 100 personalities famous world-wide have lived in Prague (e.g. King Charles IV, Rudolph II, J.A.Comenius, W.A.Mozart, Franz Kafka, A.Einstein, A.Pick, M.Curie-Sklodowski, etc.)
  • Over 100 theatres, concert halls, galleries, etc
  • Over 10,000 local and international artists
  • All hotels are situated within 5 to 30 minutes from the city centre
  • Prague Conference Centre is just 5 minutes by Public Transport from the city centre

Interesting websites

http://www.czech.cz/

http://www.praguecitytourism.cz/en

http://www.praha.eu/jnp/en/index.html