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Prague (Czech: *Praha*), the capital and largest city of the Czech Republic. On the Vltava river in the north-west of the country.

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Currency to use and expenses in Hungary & Czech republic

A week after, I'll be going on a central Europe tour of Budapest-Prague-Vienna. This is the first time I'm travelling abroad, and as a new graduate I'm on a rather tight budget in case of shopping ...
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Is it acceptable to bring your own food to beer gardens in Prague?

My close relatives in Russia are traveling to Prague during the winter break. As they love beer and this is the Czech Republic we are talking about, they are definitely gonna tour the beer gardens. ...
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Traveling to Prague for a university exchange as a student from Canada (for 4 months) although I hold dual citizenship as an Italian citizen [duplicate]

I will be traveling to Prague in September for a university exchange as a student from Canada (for 4 months) although I hold dual citizenship as an Italian citizen (EU citizen). Due to my European ...
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Is the Innsbruck to Prague sleeper train really direct?

I am planning to book a direct sleeper train from Innsbruck to Prague through České Dráhy/Czech Railways. The train page says: Depart from Innsbruck Hbf (Train name: EN 467 EN Night Jet /EN 463/...
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Does 72 hour transportation pass for zones P 0 B in Prague get you to the airport?

I bought a 3 day pass in Prague. On the back it says it's valid for zones P, 0, B. I have no idea where these zones are. On the internet, someone said it covers beyond the airport. But that doesn't ...
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Parking in Prague center

I have booked a hotel in the center of Prague. Unfortunately they don't provide parking. What is the best possible option (cost) for parking the car downtown? Where can I get parking tickets (machine/...
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Free floating car sharing in Prague for travelers

I will go to Prague. I am looking, just in case I may need that, for a car sharing service like car2go, the same you find in Berlin, Wien and Rome. I have tried to google for some, but didn't get ...
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How far in advance do tickets on Czech Railways become available near the yearly timetable change?

I would like to buy tickets for the night train from Zurich to Prague around Christmas time. This train is listed as number EN 50467 on the Austrian railways site and as EN 467 on the Czech railways ...
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I have an 8-hour layover in Rome. Can I go out of the airport with a Schengen single-entry visa?

I have a business trip in the Czech Republic and my visa has been approved with one entry only. I would like to ask if by any chance I can go out of the airport and explore Rome a little bit as I have ...
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Prague Shopping Times and Method of Payments?

I will be visiting Prague for the first time and I am having a difficult time figuring out two things: What time do shops close (if it matters, this would be on weekdays and on Saturday during the ...
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Caught in Czech Republic for travelling with invalid ticket

Recently, I spent the weekend in Prague. I had purchased a 24h transport ticket and validated it in my first visit using a Tram (at 10:45). At the end of the day, I was stopped in a metro station and ...
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How to get a taxi on Prague streets?

I wanted to get a taxi near Centrum Chodov (a shopping mall), but couldn't see any taxi stand around. I waited on the street for about 15 minutes, no luck. Then I got into Centrum Chodov and asked the ...
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Are there sources in Prague that have hand-held, printed maps?

For my bucket-list trip to Prague/Praha and with an architectural history background, I want to make the most of my time in this City of a Thousand Spires. I prefer to wander throughout a city, get ...
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App for bicycle navigation in Prague?

I usually use Google Maps for navigation in places I travel to. But Google Maps has no bike navigation for routes in Prague, only for going by car and on foot. Bike lanes seem to be well hidden in ...
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Money withdrawal options around Prague's Main Train Station?

I will be travelling to Prague soon. I have found out two major money withdrawal options around Praha hl. n., which are Česká spořitelna, and Komerční banka as can be seen here. However, I am not ...
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Is it possible to pay a visit to only ONE synagogue in Prague?

After seeing photos of the Prague Spanish synagogue, I decided to go for a vist, only to be asked there to pay for a ticket for 6 sights! The cost being 330 CZK or about 15 USD which might be a deal ...
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Who was or what is Týn in Prague?

In Prague there is the church of Our Church of Our Lady before Týn. I have been to the city a couple of times and I am still wondering who Týn was, or what the word means. I only found a Czech entry ...
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Is Prague known for their Marionette / Puppet shows?

I'm not sure if it's Prague or all of Eastern Europe in general that are known for their Marionette/Puppet shows (or if I'm mistakenly projecting it on the majestic city), but is Prague a place to ...
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Baking or cake supply store in Prague not closed at Christmas

I'll be in Prague at the end of this month (24th, 29-31 Dec) and I would like to buy some bakeware products such as Silpat silicon mat and stand mixer and cookie sheet. Is there an area popular for ...
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Cinemas in Prague with love seats or armrests that go up?

Visiting Prague again with my girlfriend this time and we will likely go to the movies. She hates it when there are armrests, so I was wondering, are there any cinemas in Prague that offer love seats ...
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Do trains in Europe run on Christmas day?

My wife and I will be in Europe (Munich, Lucerne, Vienna, Prague) from just before Christmas to just after New Year's. If I have done my research right - it looks like trains will be running all of ...
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Identify a plaque in Prague Vyšehrad cemetery

Ok, this is pretty strange, I know; I was thinking to post it on History.se, but maybe it can fit here, too, as I saw it while traveling and it was in a "famous" cemetery (...I'm not the kind of ...
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What are the taxi options from Prague Airport?

My Dad will be arriving into Prague airport Terminal 1 at 22:40 tonight. I called AAA taxis to book a cab but they said they can only wait ten minutes so better call them when he has picked up his ...
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What does “K+M+B 2016” mean in when written on a church wall?

I was recently in Prague, and while visiting churches I saw several times the inscription "K+M+B 2016" (sometimes with a C instead of K) written in chalk on a wall or a door. I only saw this in (...
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How much country-side can I see by train [Prague-Kutna Hora]?

I am visiting Prague in the near future. I really want to travel somewhere outside of Prague that doesn't have too many tourists. I really want to experience more than just the tourist traps and ...
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How much time to reserve for a visit to Mucha Museum in Prague?

Roughly how long do people take on average when visiting the Mucha Museum in Prague, say is it an hour or two, half day or all day? I am trying to plan a day in Prague and I can't find any proper ...
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How to get to the Golden Lane (Zlatá ulička) in Prague?

I am confused whether Golden Lane (Zlatá ulička) is a regular street or a part of the Prague Castle (Pražský hrad) that can only be entered with a ticket and at certain times. I read that it is, in ...
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Uber from the airport in Prague - pickup location and reliability?

My wife and I are traveling to Prague this weekend. I'm normally good with public transit, but this time around, we'll be dragging luggage, and I see that from the airport to our hotel, it's a bus to ...
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Is there a neighbourhood known for second-hand bookshops/antiquaries in Prague?

I'll be in Prague soon for a couple of days and I want to go dictionary-hunting. Is there a neighbourhood known for second-hand bookshops/antiquaries in Prague?
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What do the lists of numbers mean next to menu items in Prague?

I am currently in Prague, and I have noticed on quite a few menus there will be the following next to an item: A: 1,3,7,8 The numbers may be different for each item, but it doesn't seem to mean ...
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I have France-Schengen Visa [duplicate]

Just wanted to check because I have multiple Schengen Visa and during the application I applied France as I will be spending more days in Paris and that is my point of entry. However the ticket I've ...
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How big of a problem are pickpockets in Prague?

I am visiting Prague next week and I have been told to watch out for Pickpockets. How big of a problem are said pickpockets and what can I do to prevent being robbed?
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Which neighbourhood in Prague should one stay in to be close to the nightlife and the main sights?

Prague is well known for having a very active night life with clubs, bars and old pubs. My friends and I are going there for 4 nights and would like to stay in a neighbourhood that is close to the ...
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Where can I find Taizé groups in Prague?

I'm going to Prague for 5 days. Where I live use to go to the Taize' prayer in my Parrish. I know the prayer is international and that many people, after coming back to Taizé, start to pray the same ...
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Are there any comprehensive spas (“wellness”) in Prague?

I'm thinking of very nice experiences I have had in Grimbergen and Boetfort in Belgium. These spas had heated indoor and outdoor pools, hot tubs, steam rooms, and saunas of various temperatures and ...
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What will happen if I overstay in Prague, Czech Republic for 1 day?

I'd like to know what will happen if I overstay in Prague, Czech Republic for 1 day? There was a confusion in the tour agency, and they filed one less day for Schengen visa. I have visa to Schengen ...
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Are there any drinking-water fountains in Prague PRG airport?

I've recently started using the take-an-empty-water-bottle-through-security technique hoping to fill it in once I pass the security checks. I'm not a big fan of overpriced bottled water. Are there ...
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Camping/tent facility in Prague

Is there any camping facility in Prague where I do not need to carry my own camping stuff and where I can borrow (with fee) a tent? or is there any existing camping place where I can stay the night?
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Cheapest and fastest land ways to travel from Cologne to Prague?

I am planning to travel from Cologne (Köln) to Prague. Some one suggested me to search for some cheap flight. But, I want to avoid this. What are the other best possibilities to travel from Köln to ...
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How can I reach Prague airport during the night hours?

I have a flight at 06:00 in the morning from Prague, which means I need to be at the airport around 04:00 in the morning. How can I reach the airport from the center of the city? Is taxi a good ...
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Exchanging Euro to CZK in Prague

I'm going to Prague and I'll take some Euros with me, which I intend to convert to CZK. Should I expect it would be easy to find a Currency Exchange point, for example on central bus station or train ...
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Buying alcohol in Prague

I'll be traveling to Prague soon and I was hoping to purchase alcohol at a reduced price. Can I purchase it in the duty free stores? (Are there restrictions in the Czech Republic on boarding planes ...
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How does one “navigate” by train across Central Europe? [closed]

We are a family of 4, 2 youth aged 21 and 24. We plan to reach Lucerne on 19th of July 2014.... Lucerne-2 nights, then Salzburg 3 Night, then Vienna 3 nights, then Budapest 3 nights and Prague 3 ...
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Where to buy an electronic ticket for the train from Krakow to Prague?

I know a direct train exists (it was answered here). I tried to buy it via the polish rail and via the Czech rail but without success. How can I buy an electronic ticket for this connection?
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How can I get from Krakow to Prague?

I am looking for transportation from Krakow to Prague. The only requirement I have is that it's limited in time, so I can plan it. Hitch-hiking is not a possibility. I don't care much about the ...
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Cheapest way to get money in Prague with a London bank account [duplicate]

I am travelling to Prague from London for a couple of days. I do have some questions. Should I exchange my money here in the UK first? Or should I just use my credit card at the ATMs there in Prague? ...
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Will the city of Prague be accessible during a marathon?

I booked a weekend trip to Prague from may 24th until the 26th and just discovered that there will be a running event like a marathon. Will the city be accessible? And if not, what are the best ...
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Public transports from Prague to Wroclaw

Is there shuttle or train (other than Eurolines) from Prague to Wroclaw? It doesn't matter if it's direct or not, but I couldn't find any link for booking the train. I have to be in Wroclaw maximum ...
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How bad is the Prague flooding going on (current as of June 2013)?

What impact will the flooding in Prague have on the trip I am planning at the end of June, and should I reschedule?
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How to get from Prague to Punkva caves and Macocha abyss?

On my next trip to Prague I would like to visit the Punkva caves and Macocha abyss. Can I get there by public transport or is it better to rent a car from Prague?