Presentation on theme: "Destination Prague. Prague – The Heart of Europe Since 1992 Prague's historical centre has been listed by UNESCO as a world cultural heritage site. Typical."— Presentation transcript:
Prague – The Heart of Europe Since 1992 Prague's historical centre has been listed by UNESCO as a world cultural heritage site. Typical for Prague city centre are its winding lanes and buildings in every possible architectural style Prague is one of nine European cities to hold this prestigious title which it gained thanks to its numerous museums and galleries housing unique collections, tens of theatres and important concert halls which host performances by world famous artists. Famous Czech glass, costume jewellery, celebrated Czech beer, natural cosmetics, culinary specialities, world-famous brand names – all these come with a guarantee of quality and at a very reasonable price. Undulating topography gives Prague its inimitable beauty and its stunning panoramic views. The Vltava river flows through Prague and has created such attractive places as – islands and meanders, providing many idyllic scenes. The citys huge number of towers led to the city being called the city of a hundred spires several centuries ago. At present there are around 500 towers in the city.
Accessibility In town: Metro: 3 lines, 50 km of tracks & 51 stations Tramway: 500 km of tracks Bus, train & ferries Everything is within 45 min distance reachable by all means of transport Prague is connected to…. 103 destinations by plane. Any major European cities within 2.5 hours by plane (9 hrs from New York). The International Airport is located 20 min from the city centre (250 flights a day)
Prague & its meeting facilities Largest conference centres in town Sazka Arena Fair Palace Prague Castle Municipal House Prague Trade Fair Area Letnany Outside of Prague Aldis Congress Centre – Hradec Králové Congress Centre – Plzeň House of Culture – Žďár nad Sázavou Akord Culture Centre – Ostrava Brno Exhibition Centre Ostrava Exhibition Centre Obecni dum (596 sq.m.); right opposite Hotel Paris The Prague Congress Centre (13,000 sq.m.) Slovansky dum – COPA (1,273 sq.m.) Palace Zofin (1,194 sq.m.) Incheba Expo Prague (15,600 sq.m.) Prestigious venues in Prague
Pragues leisure choices Movie theatres Dancing clubs Galleries ZOO, Botanic gardens Prague Spring/ international music festival (since 1945) Historical sights (Prague Castle, Charles Bridge, Old Town Square w/Astronomical Clock, etc.) Theatres & Operas Concerts International Film Festival Karlovy Vary (June/ July) Do not miss the seasonal activities… Available all year long