Tourism in Prague

Considered one of the most beautiful countries in the world, Prague offers a stunning setting of classic European views displaying historic landmarks and spots of antiquity, providing colorful atmospheres throughout its annual seasons as well as never-ending urban entertainment and nightlife.

Tourist’s exploration would normally start from the Historic Center of Prague which is the largest historic city center in the world, covering noteworthy historic landmarks such as Prague Castle, Strahov Monastery, St Vitus Cathedral, the Royal Palace, and Golden Lane, all displaying classic and gothic style structures storing historical narratives of the city. Further exploration would bring tourists to Charles Bridge providing vivid entertainment of street artists during the day and romantic quiet panorama at night, Old Town Square, former Jewish Quarter and of course the Iconic Astronomical Clock, not to exclude some other popular tourist locations such as Kampa Island the Lesser Town, John Lennos’s Wall and the famous Bambino di Praga, all containing pieces of the city’s wonders.

For more touch of antiquity, tourists can always count on the availability of Prague’s famous museums such as Czech National Gallery, Czech National Museum, and Prague City Gallery, housing various objects of art and history in large classic architectural buildings around the middle of the city. Prague is also known for its urban daily festivities represented by its nightlife spots such as pubs, bars, cafes, and nightclubs with a laid-back atmosphere, providing endless entertainments. Never the least to mention, Real-life escape room challenge somehow becomes one of the most popular indoor entertainments of the city enjoyed by the young and old locals and is very recommended for tourists who have interest in mystery and puzzle.

Why Invest in Short Term Rental in Prague

Prague suffered considerably less damage during World War II than some other major cities in the region, allowing most of its historic structures to stay at its true form, preserving its appeals that enable it to attract a steady flow of international tourists every year. The city ranked sixth in the Tripadvisor world list of best destinations in 2016. A simple short-term property rental service like AirBnb in such a city is considered to be a never-lose business in which there is so little risk and much to gain.

Transforming your property into an accommodation service could be a convenient way to earn extra money or even a stable income especially if your property is located near any major attraction of the city. Furthermore, it could be an alternative to maintain your property’s wellness in the case that you don’t occupy it yourself.

Tourism is a significant part of the city’s economy as almost one-half of the Czech national income from tourism is spent in Prague. The city receives more than 8.4 million international visitors annually, which hints at a big opportunity in the tourism sector especially accommodation service since tourists will always need a place to stay while exploring the city. If you want to join the accommodation business but are not familiar with AirBnb service yet, Bnb Way can help you find the best AirBnb management company for your property as well as connect you to all the components you need in the sector.

Popular Sightseeing | Sights to Visit in Prague

Prague Castle — The official residence of the Czech Republic’s president, originally built as a walled fortress around AD 870, containing examples of the leading architectural styles of the last millennium.

Charles Bridge — One of the most recognizable old bridges in Europe, boasting 32 unique points of interest along its 621 meter span.

Wenceslas Square — A highlight area of Prague’s New Town, named after the patron saint of Bohemia in the 14th century, home to many architectural treasures.

The National Museum — The most popular museum in the country spread across a number of locations across Prague, housing collections of various fields such as mineralogy, zoology, anthropology, archaeology, as well as art and music.

Tourism Growth Graph in Prague

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Number of non-resident visitor and overnight stays in Prague 2014-2019 (Credit: Praguecitytourism)

The number of non-resident visitor and overnight stays in Prague has been rising up for the last decade and is expected to increase at the same pace as the Czech government, though not specifically taking tourism as their main concern, seems to put extra care to the maintenance of the city’s environment and facilities, making it pleasing to visit. 

FACTS about Prague

Prague is home to Prague Castle which is the largest castle in the world.

Unsurprisingly to many, the locals drink more beer per capita than any other nation in the world — each Pragueite consumes roughly 155 liters of beer a year.

There is an exact replica of Prague’s Astronomical Clock in the Hongdae district of Seoul in South Korea.

Prague is home to Zizkov Tower known as the world’s second ugliest building

The city is also home to Europe’s largest club, Karlovy Lázně, located right in the city center.