The Czech Republic’s golden capital has always attracted digital nomads and anyone with the opportunity to work remotely should try to spend some time coworking and coliving here to explore this beautiful city.
Prague recently came second only to Budapest on the list of “Best Digital Nomad Destinations in the World.” This is not surprising considering that the WiFi is fast, the beer is good and the local remote worker community is large and supportive.
Here are some fun facts about Prague:
- About 1.3 million people live in Prague, the European Union’s 13th largest city and about 8.5 million people visit Prague every year.
- Prague may have been founded as early as 1306 BC.
- The largest castle in the world is here in Prague. It dates back to the 9th century and covers 18 acres. The city’s nickname is also “City of a Hundred Spires.”
- The stunning Charles Bridge was built in the 14th century and connects the Old Town and Mala Strana. It is rumored to be haunted.
- Fans of modern architecture cannot miss the famous Dancing House.
- Pilsner was invented in Prague and the locals drink more beer than anyone else in the world: about 155 liters per person per year!
- Visitors can even visit a beer spa to have a pore-cleansing beer bath!
- Prague’s narrowest street is just 50cm wide. But because two people can’t pass each other, it had to get its own traffic light!
- Prague’s famous Astronomical Clock has even been recreated in Seoul.
- Prague has a vibrant nightlife scene and central Europe’s biggest club that sprawls over five floors.
- Charles University, founded here in 1348, is the oldest university in Central Europe.
- Prague’s oldest synagogue dates back to 1270.
In recent years this beautiful city has become somewhat of a digital nomad hotspot. It also a good coworking and coliving base from which to explore the rest of Europe as there are many affordable flights and also good train and bus connections from here.