The Czech Republic lies at the heart of Central Europe and at its center is the beautiful and historic city of Prague
The main reason for visiting the Czech Republic for foreign tourists was recreation and entertainment (52.4%), visiting friends and relatives (22.1%), business trip (20.7%), and others (2.9%). The main purpose of the one-day visitors coming to the Czech Republic was shopping (73.7%), business trip (11.5%), recreation and entertainment (6.6%) and visiting friends and relatives (6.4%).
The main entrance to Prague Castle,from this,you can easily get into other 3 courtyards
Located in old town square. The part of Town Hall is Astronomical Clock - one of the most favorite place in Old Town Square It displaying both time and the astronomical calendar. The clock is from the beginning of the 15th century
There are number of unique hot spring distribute in Czech. From the 15th century, they use it to cure the disease
excellent connection, 5 international airports
The following bar chart for Prague, Czech Republic shows the years average weather condition readings covering rain, average maximum daily temperature and average minimum temperature. The temperature difference between summer and winter is relatively high. Climate,a mixture of oceanic and continental, the average winter temperature is 5 degrees C, the average summer temperature is 20 degrees C
Czech Republic Informatio n <ul><li>Population: 10.25 million </li></ul><ul><li>Time Zone: GMT/UTC + 1 (Central European Time) </li></ul><ul><li>Driving side: Drivers drive on the right hand side of the road. </li></ul><ul><li>Languages: Czech German Slovak Hungarian </li></ul><ul><li>Religion: 40% Roman Catholic 10% Protestant </li></ul><ul><li>Emergency #: Police: 158 </li></ul>
The Best Time To Visit <ul><li>The tourist season is at its peak during May, but many locals will tell you September is also a great time to visit due to fewer crowds and great weather. The best of the Czech Republic (many museums, galleries, castles) are not open year round. If you want to avoid the crowds and get cheaper rooms, try visiting during April and October. It will be a bit chilly so make sure to bring your jacket with you. </li></ul>
Special thing in Czech Republic 1.Cultural Heritage 2.Czech Spas
Prague Castle Prague Castle is the most popular sight visited in Prague. It is the largest ancient castle in the world.
The main entrance to Prague Castle, from this, you can easily get into other 3 courtyard
<ul><li>The castle has three courtyards </li></ul><ul><li>one of the biggest castles in the world </li></ul><ul><li>It is the office of Czech Republic </li></ul><ul><li>Prague castle territory consists of such buildings as St. Vitus Cathedral, </li></ul><ul><li>Now Prague castle is used as museum and both as presidential residence from 1918 </li></ul>
Old Town Square <ul><li>Old Town Square is one of the best-known of Prague squares </li></ul><ul><li>This is the center of the tourist section of Prague. </li></ul><ul><li>It has 2 major attractions, the old town hall and Tyn Church. </li></ul><ul><li>The streets are lined with cafes, snack and souvenir shops. </li></ul>
Church of Our Lady before Tyn Church of Our Lady before Tyn dates back to the Gothic (14th century). Interior was rebuilt in the baroque style Situation: 1 min walk from the centre (Old Town Hall)
Old Town Hall Tower & Astronomical Clock Located in old town square. It displaying both time and the astronomical calendar. The clock is made from the beginning of the 15th century It consists of 2 part. The Walk of the Apostles Astronomical dial
The Walk of the Apostles Every hour, a small trap door opens and Christ marches out ahead of his disciples,
Astronomical dial The astronomical clock shows the date in years, months, days and hours as well the rising & setting of the sun & moon. It also shows the signs of the zodiac.
SPA tourism <ul><li>unique hot spring </li></ul><ul><li>A centuries-long tradition, </li></ul><ul><li>over 30 spa towns across the country, several hundred natural springs and large deposits of mineral-rich mud all come together to make the Czech Republic one of the superpowers of the world’s spa industry. </li></ul>
electricity <ul><li>Before traveling to the Czech Republic, you should bear in mind that mains sockets may be different from those you are used to at home. This problem can easily be solved with a universal adapter. Voltage is 230 V, 50 Hz. Sockets are two-forked </li></ul>
Telephone service <ul><li>If you wish to call a number in the Czech Republic, you must first dial the country code 00420, followed by other codes and numbers (city, subscriber), but always without any additional zero </li></ul><ul><li>If you want to make a call from the Czech Republic to another country, first dial 00, then the relevant country code, followed by the particular number (e.g. when calling the United Kingdom, you would dial 0044 7949 758866). </li></ul>
Shop opening hour <ul><li>The opening hours of most shops from Monday to Friday are 8 or 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Saturdays mornings. Major retail stores (e.g. Tesco) and shopping centers are open from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. every day including weekends, and some are open 24 hours a day. Some smaller shops may close for a lunch break, which is usually between noon and 1 p.m. </li></ul>
Road Network in the Czech Republic The Czech Republic has a good system of public transport. Currently, there are 7 highways crossing the country and more are being constructed. There is also a dense network of railways
Railway System in the Czech Republic Prague has an advanced public transport system. You can easily get around by Metro (tube, subway, undergound), buses and trams. For travelling to the adjacing parts of Prague you can go by buses or trains within the Prague Integrated Transport System.
<ul><li>Air transport - 5 international airports </li></ul>