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Travel Guide: Prague Castle in Prague, Czech Republic #travel

Prague Castle

Prague, Czech Republic

Map of Prague Castle

More info about Prague

Coronavirus in Prague

As much as it pains us to say, now is not the best time to be boarding that plane, boat or train. More and more countries are going into COVID-19 lockdown and closing their borders, which is making it virtually impossible to travel anyway. You can track the current coronavirus right now.

Culture in Prague

We've written a very extensive guide filled with insightfull comments and handy tips and tricks about all the aspects to traveling in Czech Republic. We've summarized the most critical things below, but you can discover more information in our detailed guide to Czech Republic.

Money in Prague

Currencie(s): Czech koruna

  • 1 Czech koruna = 0.04 €
  • 1 Czech koruna = 0.05 $
  • 1 Czech koruna = 0.03 £

Corruption: Czech Republic has a corruption score of 41 out of 100.
If your itinerary runs through Czech Republic, watch out for muggers and beware of corrupt police officers. According to Transparency International, Czech Republic scores average on the list of corrupt nations around the world.

Czech Republic is not concidered to be a dangerous country, with a Global Peace Index of 1.38 out of 4.
This report is the only one of its kind that measures how dangerous or safe a nation is based on 23 different indicators, including political terror, deaths from internal conflict, murder rate, and ease of access to small arms and light weapons.

Language in Prague

Language(s): Czech & Slovak

Food & Drinks in Prague

2 National dishes: Vepřo Knedlo Zelo & Svíčková.

Tap Water: It's safe to drink tap water.

Drinking age: The minimum age for drinking in Prague is 18.

Religion in Prague

Czech Republic is NOT considered as a religious country. According to the Gallup Poll in 2009 research, only 21% of the population thinks religion is important in their daily life. More info about this study can be found here. The religous adherents are Roman Catholic 26.8%, Protestant 2.1%, other 3.3%, unspecified 8.8%, unaffiliated 59% (2001 census). Read this article about the impact of religion on your travel plans.

Sex & Relationships in Prague

Age of Consent: 15 years.

Same-sex marriage (also known as gay marriage) is not legalized in Czech Republic.

Czech Republic scores a 5/10 on the 'Gay Travel Index'.

Other practical tips for Prague

Timezone: UTC+01:00

Driving: Right-hand traffic.

Power adapters and converters: 230 V (50 Hz), Plug C / E

Weather: Currently overcast clouds, with a temperature between -5 and -4°C (23 and 24.8°F)

Pollution (PM2.5 fine dust particles): 16.07 µg/m3
PM2.5 Fine dust particulates can be carried deep into the lungs where they can cause inflammation and a worsening of the condition of people with heart and lung diseases. The smaller the particles the deeper they travel into the lungs, with more potential for harm. Note that the World Health Organisation's guideline value is 20 µg/m3. So you have nothing to worry about when travelling to Czech Republic.

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