DISCOVER PRAGUE AND THE CZECH BEER TRADITION
The Brewers Forum 2023
Prague, by many called the beer capital of the world, is first famous for its historic centre with beautiful architecture and its political and cultural heritage. Prague is a very vibrant place known as the Golden City of a Hundred Spires, its medieval atmosphere attracts thousands of visitors from all the world, who come to visit the famous sights like the Old Town Square with the astronomical clock from 1410, the historical fort Vyšehrad and the widely known Charles Bridge.
THE CITY FOR BEER LOVERS
Beer (in Czech pivo) has a long history in the Czech Republic, while hops cultivation and export tradition reaches 12th century. There are currently over 25 working breweries in Prague and good beer is on just about every corner.
How to travel to Prague?
Three European railway corridors intersect in Prague, connecting the metropolis with the whole of Europe. The city’s primary train station is the Prague Main Railway Station, which sends over 200,000 trains a year to all major Czech cities and abroad. The second international train station is Prague Holešovice. Czech Railways is the largest national carrier in the Czech Republic; other major operators include RegioJet and Leo Express.
The international Václav Havel Prague Airport is located on the northwestern outskirts of Prague in the Ruzyně district. Connections to the city center are provided by public transport buses, AE – Airport Express buses, or Tick Tack-Airport Taxi. More information can be found here.
A dense network of roads leads to Prague, which are linked together by the Prague ring road (D0) in Prague. The ring road also handles transit traffic from the D1, D4, D5, D6, D7, D8, D10 and D11 motorways. Motorway tolls are collected in the form of a motorway vignette (dálniční známka in Czech) which can be purchased in an e-shop, at sales points, or at self-service kiosks. You can find a map of toll sections and other information about the motorway network in the Czech Republic here.