Czech Republic

Cities in Czech Republic

There’s obviously more cities in Czech Republic, but these are the ones that is currently added to the guide.

Upcoming events in Czech Republic

What are the top gay cities in Czech Republic?

The top gay city in Czech Republic is definitely Prague! This vibrant city offers a lively LGBTQ+ scene with cool clubs, bars, and events. Other cities in the Czech Republic may not have as big of a gay scene, but they are still worth exploring for their charm and history.

What currency is used in Czech Republic?

The currency used in Czech Republic is the Czech Koruna (CZK). Most places accept credit cards, but it's always good to have some cash on hand, especially for smaller businesses and tips.

Is it expensive in Czech Republic?

The Czech Republic is generally more affordable than many Western European countries. You can find a good range of accommodation, food, and entertainment options to fit most budgets. 🍻

Do I need any extra paperwork to visit Czech Republic?

For short stays (up to 90 days), citizens from many countries can enter without a visa. However, requirements vary by nationality. It's best to check with your local Czech consulate or embassy to know the exact requirements for you.

Is Czech Republic gay friendly?

The Czech Republic is quite gay-friendly, especially in bigger cities like Prague. While you'll find a thriving LGBTQ+ scene in the capital, note that acceptance may vary in smaller towns and rural areas. However, the overall environment is generally welcoming.

Is gay marriage allowed in Czech Republic?

As of now, gay marriage is not allowed in the Czech Republic. However, registered partnerships are recognized for same-sex couples, granting some legal rights and protections.

Can I use English in Czech Republic?

Yes! English is widely spoken in larger cities and tourist areas. While not everyone may be fluent, you can usually find someone who speaks enough English to help you out. It's always a good idea to learn a few basic Czech phrases to show your appreciation for the local culture, though!

Should I leave a tip for the waiter in the Czech Republic?

Tipping is appreciated in the Czech Republic but not always expected. A good rule of thumb is to tip around 10% of the total bill if you receive good service. You can also round up to the nearest multiple of 10 or 20 CZK for a more casual gesture.

What's the best time of year to visit the Czech Republic?

The best time to visit Czech Republic is during spring (April to June) and autumn (September to October). These seasons offer pleasant weather and fewer crowds. Avoid the summer peak season if you want to escape big crowds and scorching heat. Winters can be chilly but also charming, with many cozy spots and lovely Christmas markets. ❄️

What's the local language in Czech Republic, and how do I say basic phrases?

Czech is the local language. Here are a few basic phrases to help you get by:

  • Hello: Ahoj (Ahoy)

  • Thank you: Děkuji (Dyeh-koo-yi)

  • Yes: Ano (Ah-no)

  • No: Ne (Neh)

  • Where is the gay club?: Kde je gay klub? (Kdeh yeh gay kloob?)

  • You look fabulous!: Vypadáš skvěle! (Vee-pah-dash skvee-leh)

What's the local cuisine like in Czech Republic, and what are some must-try dishes?

Czech cuisine is hearty and flavorful. Here are some must-try dishes:

  • Svíčková: marinated beef sirloin in a cream sauce

  • Goulash: slow-cooked meat (usually beef) in a thick sauce with onions and spices

  • Knedlíky: bread dumplings, often served with sauces or meat dishes

  • Trdelník: a delicious spiral pastry coated in sugar and cinnamon, often sold by street vendors

What are the emergency numbers, and how do I call for help in Czech Republic?

The emergency numbers in the Czech Republic are:

  • 112: European emergency number (can be called from anywhere in EU)

  • 150: Fire brigade

  • 155: Ambulance

  • 158: Police

To call for help, simply dial the appropriate number and explain your emergency.

Are there any cultural taboos or behaviors that I should avoid in Czech Republic?

Here are a few things to keep in mind:

  • Put in some effort to learn a few basic Czech phrases - it shows respect for the local culture.

  • Don't assume everyone speaks English or appreciates having it spoken to them. Always ask first.

  • Respect people's personal space and avoid being too loud or overly friendly, especially with strangers.

  • Remember that public displays of affection, even among LGBTQ+ couples, might attract unwanted attention, especially outside of large cities.