Prague Warnings and Dangers

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  • 1. Pickpockets

    There is good police presence in Old Town Square, it is perhaps less noticeable throughout the city. But beware, when you visit Old Town Square and are staring up at the clock tower to see the...

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  • 2. Money Exchange

    Apparently, there is a lot of deception going on with exchanging currency. Though the Czech Republic is part of the European Union, they do not use the Euro for their currency. They use their own...

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  • 3. Taxi Drivers

    The solution is simple !!! The Liftago Taxi app instantly connects you to taxi drivers around you, and gives you control over your taxi ride. Tap a button to order the best taxi based on your...

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  • 4. Driving in City Center in Old Town Prague

    There are roads you are not permitted to drive on. Only residents can drive down these roads. So, we drove to our hotel, could not find parking in front and...

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  • 5. WALKING DOWN-HILL FROM PRAGUE CASTLE

    As you know, Prague Castle is on top of a hill. We took a funicular to Petrin hill, then walked to Prague Castle. From here, we decided to walk back to the city...

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  • 6. BEGGAR'S!

    Are they for real? I am not so sure!While we were having our coffee next to the St. Nicholas Church, we were watching a beggar bent over, his nose nearly...

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  • 7. CROSSING THE ROAD!

    Prague is a very busy city, all day long! I looked at the four lane road, that is 4 lanes one way and 4 lanes the other way and wondered how on earth I was ever...

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  • 8. Metro Tickets

    After living in Prague for over a year, I can say the only real "danger" is getting a big fat ticket from the metro police. Its easy to not purchase a metro...

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  • 9. Bravofly

    W A R N I N GDon't use BRAVOFLY to by flights.It's impossible to cancel tickets online.To make a cancelation you need call them many times by phone. The...

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  • 10. Transportation - Warning #2

    If you are 70+ and not CR citizen you still have to pay for the public transport in Prague. Only locals over 70 travel for free. All important information...

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  • 11. Transportation - Warning #1

    Tourists usually don’t bear in mind that it is necessary to validate the tickets at the validating machines before entering the metro, or when getting in...

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  • 12. Lighting up without a guilty conscience

    Smoking laws have changed considerably in Prague since my prior visits. It is now up to owners to decide if they are all smoking or, more commonly, that they...

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  • 13. Museum "SM"

    I knew that there was a Museum in Prague named after its favourite son, Bedřich Smetana who is widely regarded as the father of Czech Music. When I saw...

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  • 14. Reading a map!

    Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus, the catchy title of the 1992 bestseller by John Gray, succinctly expresses an ancient dilemma. What--if anything--do...

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  • 15. Guidance on photography in churches: Homer's Rules

    Visiting churches is one of the absolute highlights of a trip to Europe, and provides a fascinating insight into the culture which has shaped European cultures...

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  • 16. Audio Guides

    My experience with them in Prague was that they were overpriced and didn't help all that much. Especially at Prague Castle, where I shelled out $31 to keep one...

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  • 17. Racy TV!

    Woah, this ain't "family hour" on my Prague TV! I watch in amusement and amazement as the host of what appears to be a television lottery program slowly removes...

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  • 18. Ticket inspection in public transport

    In Prague public transport, you are quite often asked to show the ticket. Ticket inspectors make the controls often at the beginning and at the end of the month...

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  • 19. Safe.

    Prague is a wonderful city and is also very safe. I had no problems at all in my five days visiting. Obviously use common sense when it comes to pickpockets,...

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  • 20. afraid of heights?

    I am used to taking the metro and I like flying but I found the escalators in some metro stations overwhelming. If there are passengers before me, I won't have...

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  • 21. Beware around Hlavni Nadrazi Train Station

    At the front of Hlavi Nadrazi station, there is a large park. This park has alot of beggars and homeless people there, and it isnt really a problem, they dont...

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  • 22. Hospital Visit in Prague - Nightmare

    I was stung by a jellyfish a week before visiting Prague and was fortunate enough to have the swelling go down within the first few days. However, while in...

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  • 23. Don't forget to validate your transport ticket!

    VERY IMPORTANT: When I arrived at the hotel on my first day at the city, a man at the reception staying at the hotel arrived and I heard him complaining to the...

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  • 24. Do not climb on the monuments!!!

    I know, most tourists do not vandalise historical monuments, but still there are many who want (mostly in alcoholic delirium) to make picture with Charles...

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  • 25. Restaurants and cafes and their bills......

    Interesting one, this. In a couple of places I wasn't given a bill..........one provided a hand-written list, the other nothing at all. Not sure whether this is...

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