For a Guide to Enjoying Prague, click here
It is not easy to rationalise impressions of
personal safety, but we feel safer in
Sadly although possibly no worse
than many European Cities, Prague City Centre has acquired a bad reputation from the activities of a few
professional international pickpockets. These
expert pickpockets may comprise foreign family gangs of multiple generations,
helpful safety tips, click
here. We recommend that you
the cash you carry into Prague City Centre by taking cash out of ATM cash
machines every few days. Keep valuables securely and discreetly inside
clothing rather than in easily accessible bags and pockets.
If you need help, just phone IdyllicPrague and our English speaking Czech staff, who have an excellent knowledge of Prague, will be pleased to offer assistance.
The Czech currency is the crown (korun českých, abbrev. Kč).
Obtaining local cash from an ATM cash machine is simple, safe, and usually far better value than any alternative. Avoid using "foreign exchange offices" in Prague City Centre, they have a very poor reputation (click here for more details). Never change money on the street. Click here for other suggestions.
Telephone 112 for All Emergency Services, 150 for Fire, 155 for Ambulance and 158 for Police. Click here
For details of Prague City Centre Restaurants, click here and here
For a different view of Czech food, click here
For details of Prague City Centre Shopping, click here and here
For a guide to exploring Prague click here
For helpful tips for understanding and speaking Czech, click here and here
For helpful tips for driving in the Czech Republic, click here
Virtual Tour of Prague
For a virtual tour of Prague, click here
WebCam Tour of Prague
For a webcam tour of Prague, click here and here and here
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