Oct 19, 2020
New entrance to the Botanical Garden in Troja
A barrier-free entrance to Prague Botanical Garden was opened in the southern part of St. Claire’s Vineyard at the end of September.
The garden had been planning to build a new entrance for several years, and their waiting has finally paid off. From now on, visitors can comfortably enter St. Claire’s Vineyard directly from Trojská Street, at the intersection between the vineyard walls and Troja Château, where the Kovárna bus stop is conveniently situated.
Oct 10, 2020
Emergency measures put in place from the 12th to the 25th of October
On the 8th of October 2020, following the declaration of a national emergency due to the increase in COVID cases, the Czech Government decided to take emergency measures to reduce the spread of the pandemic.
Oct 9, 2020
City of Prague’s new website informs about upcoming COVID-19 test dates
A new website was launched on the 5th of October which gives information on the next available testing dates for COVID-19 in Prague and is also connected to the booking systems for individual testing clinics. The website is designed for everyone who wants to get tested, both for those with a medical certificate and for people who want to check the average waiting times at selected testing sites.
Sep 22, 2020
‘V Praze jako doma’ tourism campaign successfully continues
‘V Praze jako doma’, the campaign supporting tourism in Prague and to reduce the negative economic consequences of coronavirus, has been very successful. Thanks to the campaign, almost 60,000 people came to the Czech capital this summer, mainly from the Czech Republic, Germany, Austria and Slovakia. There have been very positive responses to the programme. The City of Prague, along with Prague City Tourism, will therefore extend the campaign until the end of December this year.
Sep 20, 2020
New tags for the trees in Stromovka
There are 203 species of deciduous and 44 species of coniferous trees in Stromovka in Prague, making the former game reserve one of the richest in tree species diversity in the Czech Republic. Many trees in Stromovka now have new labels as part of the project ‘Trees you want to know’. 134 nameplates were installed on 94 tree species in the central part of the Royal Game Reserve. Therefore, visitors to Stromovka can now learn about a total of 18 species of oak, for example. One of the white oaks growing in the park is even the oldest of its species in the Czech Republic.
Sep 1, 2020
Do you need to safely quarantine in Prague? The city will help you!
The City of Prague provides assistance in the form of serviced accommodation for persons affected by Covid-19.
Aug 17, 2020
Beautifully renovated lookout at Letná
Aug 16, 2020
21 projects compete in climate change competition finals
The public voting for the Adapterra Awards competition has started. The competition aims to find the best ideas on how to prepare Czech cities, towns and landscapes for the effects of climate change, such as drought, rising temperatures and torrential rain. 21 projects have reached the final stage of the competition, five of which are from Prague. The public have until the end of September to choose the best projects in the Czech Republic tackling current challenges regarding climate change, such as creating green buildings and public spaces, cooling urban streets and returning water to the landscape.
Aug 5, 2020
Stabilisation of coronavirus in Prague
After revising the quantity of PPE, the Prague Security Council (Bezpečnostní rada hl. m. Prahy) has concluded that there is a month’s supply of PPE for the city of Prague, and that certain public organisations have up to two months’ supply ofprotective medical equipment.
Jul 28, 2020
‘V Praze jako doma’ campaign to support Prague’s tourism successfully continues
The internet portal www.vprazejakodoma.cz
, which supports tourism in Prague, was launched at the beginning of July. Since then, nearly 600,000 people have visited the web portal, proving the campaign, which aims to reduce the negative economic consequences of coronavirus in tourism, successful.