Prague currency exchange rate

Currency Exchange.
Czech exchangers have bad reputation as one of the highest exchange rates in Eastern Europe. Recommended to exchange money only at official exchange offices of major banks (Komerčnн banka, Česká spořitelna, ČSOB и Živnostenská banka), but not in the small exchange offices and in the airport, where are also high exchange rates.

You should saved checks of exchange – when you’re leaving the country, they will serve as proof of currency purchase within the Czech Republic, which help you freely convert Korunas back into USD or Euro.

Quite unusual a houses numbering system in the old quarters – they are often have two numbers – red (valid or postal) and blue – the serial. In addition, mass renaming of streets (after the fall of the communist regime) led to some confusion in the names of streets – on different cards they may have a different name.

Opening Times of museums.
Tue-Sun from 9:00-10:00 to 17:00-18:00 (exhibition complexes often open seven days a week).

Opening Times of castles.
Castles and Fortresses mostly open in the summer (from 1st of May to 30th of September)
Tue-Sun from 9:00 to 12:00 and from 13:00 to 17:00
From April to October, some historical complexes completely closed or open on an individual schedule.

Opening Times of stores.
Grocery stores are usually open from Monday to Friday from 6:00-8:00 to 18:00. On Saturdays – until noon.
Many large stores are open on weekdays from 7:00 to 20:00 and on weekends – from 9:00-10:00 to 18:00-20:00.

Opening Times of restaurants.
Restaurants usually open from 11:00 to 23:00, or “until the last customer” (especially in pubs). Cafes are usually open from 10:00 to 24:00. Clubbing often open their doors from 21:00 till morning.

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