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POTENTIAL INCONVENIENCES, MISUNDERSTANDINGS & DANGERS


The Czech Republic is one of the safest and calmest places in the world - even its revolutions and power changes tend to be "soft".
The breakdown of former Czechoslovakia was the only peaceful division of any country at the end of 20th century.
Its return to democracy and removal of the communist regime in 1989 is typically called "velvet revolution".
Prince Vaclav (Wenceslas) considered the Czech Patron-Saint whose equestrian statue is dominating Prague's main square, would hardly be considered great warrior. He, as well as Charles IV, another "Father of the Homeland" is rather known as a keen builder and a peace-loving pious man.


beware of pickpockets
So, having excluded war, revolution and violent regime change, Prague is one of safest European capitals in terms of your personal safety. It is however also notorious for its (mostly imported) pick-pockets.
Our advice: keep all your valuables deep in your inside pocket well protected especially when traveling by public transport, you will avoid hours of waiting at the local police (just to get a confirmed statement that your documents had been stolen) and another hours at your embassy.


However, special attention should be paid to two following topics:
1) Fraudulent money exchange- we mean both street changers (never change money on the street! You will get Bulgarian currency worth less than the paper it is printed on) and regular exchange offices. To change money in the banks is fair but quite expensive and lengthy. If you chose the exchange office, always enquire how much you get netto for your money. Don't be fooled by large "0% commission" signs on their premises. It is 0% if you buy foreign currency, but you are buying Czech Crowns and some will charge you up to 20% and would not give your money back if asked for. Especially the large and seriously looking companies! Still many offices are very fair and offer good rates and 0 commission.
2) Taxis/cabs. If you catch a taxi on the street (instead of calling by phone) you will often pay 3 times more!
Some phone numbers of large local taxi operators:
257 257 257 City Taxi
2 3311 3311 AAA Taxi
2 4411 4411 Halo Taxi

USEFUL CONTACTS


Basic phone numbers: Firemen: 150
Ambulance: 155
Road service emergency: 154
City police: 156
Police: 158
Local phone numbers search: 1180
International p
Exact time: 14112
"Alarm clock" calls: 133000
National operator: 133002
Tourist info: Old Town Hall, Prague 1, phone: 224 482 018
Rytirska 12, Prague 1, phone: 224 212 209
Medical centres, hospitals: Na Frantisku 8, Prague, phone: 224 810 502
U Nemocnice 2, Prague 2, phone: 224 961 111
Videnska 800, Prague 4, phone: 261 081 111
V Uvalu 84, Prague 5, phone: 224 431 111
Roentgenova 2, Prague 5, phone: 259 921 111
U Vojenske nemocnice 1200, Prague 6, phone: 220 201 111
Non stop apothecary: Palackeho 5, Prague 1, phone: 224 946 982
Belgicka 37 (Namesti Miru), Prague 2, phone: 224 237 207
Stefanikova 6 (Andel), Prague 5, phone: 257 320 918
Budinova 2, Prague 8, phone: 266 082 017
Srobarova 50, Prague 10, phone: 267 162 694
Soukalova 33, Prague 12, phone: 240 146 55
Police departments: Jungmanovo namesti 9, Prague 1, phone: 261 451 760
Benediktska 1, Prague 1, phone: 261 451 560
Bartolomejska 14, Prague 1, phone: 261 451 510
Krakovska 11, Prague 1, phone: 261 451 610
Vlasska 3, Prague 1, phone: 261 451 660
Masaryk Railway station, Prague 1, phone: 261 451 500
Main Railway station, Prague 2, phone: 224 221 870
"Lost and found": Karoliny Svetle 5, Prague 1, phone: 224 235 085
Credit card blocking: Visa, phone: 224 125 353
Eurocard/Mastercard, phone: 224 423 135
American Express, phone: 224 194 400

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