The conference is held in Municipal Library of Prague. The building is in the city center and can be easily reached by public transport.
Mariánské náměstí 1/98,
How to get there?
Nearest metro station is Staroměstská, line A. You can also travel by tram to the station Staroměstská (trams #17, #18 and night train #53).
In case you travel by car, it’s possible to park in the “orange zones” (parking machines) right on the Mariánské náměstí - you can find this zone next to the Municipal Library, next to the Klementinum building or on the cross of streets Seminářská and Husova. Just expect that usually the parking places in the city centre are quite busy and sometimes it might be really hard to find a free spot.
Where to stay?
You can find a lot of hotels and or hostels in city center.
Price: €12 / person / night
Sokolská 29, 120 00, Prague 2
Phone: +420 224 247 412
Sights we recommend to visit during your stay
You can find Prague castle (in Czech it’s called Prazsky Hrad) in Hradcany - the district in Prague. It has been built in 9th century and has been a residence for kings of Bohemia, Holy Roman emperors and presidents of Czechoslovakia. Nowadays, it’s the official residence and office of the President of the Czech Republic. The Bohemian Crown Jewels are still kept inside the Caste in a hidden room. Prague Castle is, according to the Guinness Book of Records the largest ancient castle in the world. You can find several beautiful gardens and parks around Prague Castle (like Deer Moat, South Gardens and many more).
The Charles Bridge (in Czech it’s called Karluv most) is one of the oldest bridges in Prague, which was built between 1357 and 1402. The construction was initiated by King Charles IV as a replacement for Judith Bridge that was damaged during the floods in 1342. Initially it was called Stone Bridge or Prague Bridge and was renamed to Charles Bridge in 1870 upon the initiative of a Czech writer, Karel Havlicek Borovsky. The bridge is 621 meters long and almost 10 meters wide, decorated by a continuous alley of 30 statues, mainly in baroque-style. The statues were erected at the beginning of 18th century. Nowadays are all replaced by replicas.
St. Vitus Cathedral
You can find this monumental cathedral next to the Prague Castle. In Czech it’s called Katedrala svateho Vita. It’s a Roman Catholic cathedral and the seat of Archbishop of Prague. The construction started around 930, it got current form in 1344. Architects behind the cathedral are Petr Parler and Matthias of Arras. It’s a great example of Gothic architecture and it’s the biggest and most important church in Czech republic. You can find there the tombs of many Bohemian kings and Holy Roman Emperors.
Rudolfinum is a music auditorium designed in the neo-renaissance style. It’s a home of Czech Philharmonic Orchestra since 1946. Architects who designed the building were Josef Vitek and Josef Schulz. It was opened in 1885. Besides the concert halls, there’s also an art gallery that focuses mainly on contemporary art and the exhibitions are very interesting for those who like this art.
National museum in Prague was founded by Kaspar Maria Sternberg and Frantisek Palacky in 1818. It intends to establish, prepare and publicly exhibit natural scientific and historical collections. Nowadays, you can see there almost 14 million items across the areas of natural history, arts, history, music and librarianship located in tens of buildings.