Ambassador City Fact Sheet: Prague, Czech Republic

Prague City Fact Sheet

To help our students and graduates make a smooth transition to their new lives teaching English abroad, we've enlisted our ITA Ambassadors to provide us with insider facts and tips for making the most of life in major cities around the globe like Prague, Czech Republic.

Whether it's finding an English-speaking doctor, opening a bank account, or simply finding a supermarket where you can find the odd comfort food from home (peanut butter!), our ambassadors have actionable on-the-ground-tips to help you feel at home in your new home city.  Please note that things change and we will do our best to keep these "Fact Sheets" updated over time and that current and future ambassadors will continue to provide the most accurate and up-to-date information possible.

Ryan Cook - Ambassador - Prague, Czech RepublicName: Ryan Cook

City: Prague

Country: Czech Republic

Visa Type: Type D Visa: Long Term Stay


Where can you find North American comfort items like peanut butter in Prague? 

The Candy Store: Locations in Prague, Plzen, Brno, Pardubice, Liberec, and Usti Nad Labem.

Transportation - how do people get around town?

You can buy a 1 day, 2 day, or 3 day pass for short travel ($1-$16 USD) For long term: 3 months/ 5 months/ 1 year ($30-$50). Tickets and card will get you onto any metro, tram or bus in Prague. Additional cost will occur outside the boundaries of Prague. Check out Ryan's take on public transportation in Prague: [Ambassador Video] Getting Around Prague - Public Transport

Prague Public Transport - Czech Republic - Ryan Cook

Please recommend up to 3 hospitals/doctors in Prague for English speakers

FN Motol: Fakultní Nemocnice Motol
     V Úvalu 84
     150 06 Praha 5
     Phone: 224 431 111

 MedicalHelp Česká Republika s.r.o.
     
Malá Štěpánská 10
     120 00 Praha 2

 Medical Institution
     
Helenská 1799/4
     120 00 Prague 2
     Czech Republic


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→ Teta
→ Manufaktura
→ Tesco

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If you’ve opened a bank account, please list the name and location of your bank

 National Bank of the Czech Republic
 Ceska Sporitelna
→ KB Komercni Banka 


Please list restaurants you enjoy eating at in Prague

Czech Cuisine:

 Lokal
 
Klášterní Pivovar Strahov (Strahov Monastery Brewery)

Italian Food:

→ Pasta Fresca

Mexican Food:

→ Cantina

Pubs:

→ Prague Beer Museum
→ 
Drunken Monkey Prague Pub Crawl & Sports Bar

Please list places you enjoy visiting during your free time in Prague

→ Observe the hourly show at the Astronomical Clock
→ Visit Josefov
→ Explore Charles Bridge
→ Take a trip to Kampa Island
→ See the views from Petrin Hill & Observation Tower

Prague City Fact Sheet

What resources did you use to find permanent housing in Prague?

Facebook:

→ Prague Flat Finder
→ Flats for Rent in Prague
→ Flat Rent Prague
→ Prague Accommodations


Have you found an expat community in Prague? How?

The website https://www.expats.cz/ is a good place to start!

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Please list any additional information/resources you think will be useful for those interested in teaching English in Prague

For traveling around the Czech Republic and other countries:

→ https://jizdnirady.idnes.cz/vlakyautobusy/spojeni/?format=html
→ https://www.flixbus.cz/
→ https://www.studentagency.cz/

Prague’s transportation system:

→ Google Maps
→ 
http://www.dpp.cz/en/
→ 
http://www.myczechrepublic.com/prague/transportation.html

 

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