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Prague

Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic, will be the host city of the World Banknote Summit 2020.

 

Prague hugs the Vltava River and has always played an important part in central Europe’s politics, culture and economy. The beautiful and picturesque Charles Bridge, famous for its classic monuments and the breathtaking views it offers of the city, connects the two banks of the river. Prague Castle dominates Prague’s left bank, attracting visitors with its historical buildings, museums and cultural treasures behind its fortress-like walls. The old town with its maze of cobbled streets invites visitors to take a stroll and discover the city’s ancient stone churches, hidden courtyard gardens and quaint pubs.

 

In the modern part of town, fashionable shopping centres, art galleries and elegant cafés welcome visitors.

 

In Prague, ancient history meets the modern day and offers much to be explored.

 

Please visit https://www.prague.eu/en for further inspiring ideas on what to do while in Prague.

 

 

 


How to get there

By plane

 

The closest airport to the venue is Václav Havel Airport Prague. Transfer to the conference venue can easily be organised by taxi (approx. 20 mins).

 

By train

 

Prague is very well connected to the European train network. Direct connections to a number of major European cities are available.

 

Public transport schedules can be checked at https://www.cd.cz/en/.

Visa Requirements

The Czech Republic is a Schengen Member State. To check whether you need to apply for a Schengen visa, please consult the website of the appropriate embassy / consulate of the Czech Republic for information or visit https://www.mzv.cz/jnp/en/information_for_aliens/visa_form/index.html

 

Please note that the time needed for a visa request to be processed may vary. Please allow sufficient time to obtain a visa should you require one.