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Life in Prague

Culture and entertainment

The city boasts more than ten major museums, along with numerous theatres, galleries, cinemas, and other historical exhibits. Some of the significant cultural institutions include the National Theatre (Národní Divadlo) and the Estates Theatre (Stavovské or Tylovo or Nosticovo divadlo), where the premières of Wolfgang Mozart's Don Giovanni and La clemenza di Tito were held. Other major cultural institutions are the Rudolfinum which is home to the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra and the Municipal House which is home to the Prague Symphony Orchestra.

Prague also has many world-class museums, including the National Museum, the Alfons Mucha Museum (museum dedicated to the famous Czech Art Nouveau painter Alfons Mucha), Náprstek Museum (museum of Asian, African and American art), National Gallery, and more.

Also the Prague Zoo is listed among the best zoos in the world.

In Malá Strana, Staré Město, Žižkov and Karlín there are hundreds of restaurants, cafés, bars and pubs, especially with Czech beer and Czech cuisine.

You can also try the traditional Czech trdelník with ice-cream, which can be bought anywhere in the city center.


Prague has one of the best public transportation systems in Europe. The metro, trams and buses lines cover the majority of the city and outskirts. The quickest way to get aroud the city is to use the metro. It has 3 lines and connects the most important parts of Prague. If your destination is still too far to go on foot, you can always catch a tram or a bus.

Prague Public Transport Company offers useful maps of the public trunsport - either just an orientation map or a map with all stops.

Useful links


The Official Tourist Website for Prague


Prague City Council


Cost of living in Prague


National Theater




Municipal House


National Museum


National Gallery


Prague Public Transport Company

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