Guida - Praga

 

Practical


Police stations

If you need to contact the police, call 158 (state police) or 156 (city police) or the Emergency Central Number 112. Below is a list of police stations in the city center:

Old Town

Bartolomějská 14, Prague 1
24-hour phone: 974 851 700


Lesser Town

Vlašská 3, Prague 1
24-hour phone: 974 851 730

New Town

Benediktská 1, Prague 1
24-hour phone: 974 851 710

Krakovská 11, Prague 1
24-hour phone: 974 851 720

Hybernská 2, Prague 1
24-hour phone: 974 851 500

Jungmannovo náměstí 9, Prague 1 (headquarters)
24-hour phone: 974 851 750

Vyšehradská 20, Prague 2
24-hour phone: 974 852 710

Vinohrady

Šafaříkova 12, Prague 2
24-hour phone: 974 852 720

 

Medical care

Emergency treatment and non hospital first aid are free for all visitors to the Czech Republic. You must pay for any other hospital care. We recommend you to arrange at your country a travel insurance policy that covers medical treatment abroad.

In an emergency dial 155 otherwise make an appointment in some hospital or clinic. Some of the best are:

  • Na Homolce Hospital, Roentgenova 2, Praha 5, dial 252 922 146, 252 922 191 (8 am - 4 pm) or 257 211 111 (after hours emergency). 
  • Canadian Medical Center, Veleslavinska 30, Praha 6, phone 235 360 133, 235 366 160 or 724 300 301 (after hours emergency). It is very small private clinic, you will pay  for an appointment.
  • American Medical Center, Janovskeho 48, Praha 7. Small private medical clinic, you will pay for an appointment.
  • First Medical Clinic, Vysehradska 35, Praha 2, phone 601 225 050. It is another small private medical clinic.

You can also contact some local hospital close to your place. In this case we recommend you to ask some local to go with you:

  • Na Frantisku Hospital, Na Frantisku 8, Praha 1, phone 224 810 502
  • General Hospital, U Nemocnice 2, Praha 2, phone 224 961 111
  • Bulovka Hospital, Budinova 8, Praha 2, phone 28575
  • Thomayerova Hospital, Videnska 800, Praha 4, phone 261 081 111
  • Podoli Hospital, Podolske nabrezi 157, Praha 4, phone 261 214 341
  • Motol Hospital, V Uvalu 84, Praha 5, phone 224 431 111
  • Military Hospital, U Vojenske nemocnice 1200, Praha 6, phone 220 201 111
  • Kralovske Vinohrady Hospital, Srobarova 50, Praha 10, phone 267 161 111

Dental Emergencies
 

  • Palackého 5 - 224 946 981, (Mon - Thu 19:00 - 7:00, Fri 16:00 - 7:00, Sat + Sun + Holidays NON-STOP)
  • Pacovská 31, (Mon - Fri 7:00 - 19:00, Sat + Sun non-stop)

 

Non Stop Service Pharmacies

 

There are pharmacies in every Czech city and even at almost every street in Prague. The stuff is well educated (mostly pharmacy doctors) and always ready to help you. Only some pharmacies are open 24 hours a day:

  • Palackeho 5, Praha 1, phone 224 946 982
  • Belgicka 37, Praha 2, phone 222 513 396
  • A. Drabikove 534, Praha 4, phone 272 912 743
  • Soukalova 3355, Praha 4, phone 241 770 498
  • Stefanikova 6, Praha 5, phone 257 320 194
  • Heydukova 10, Praha 8, phone 266 310 899

Firemen

Very important emergency numebr is also for firemen. In need please dial 150.

Calling the emergency numbers mentioned also above (150, 155 and 158) is free of charge however they should not be abused!

 

 

Post

There are a bunch of post offices open on weekdays from 8 am to 6 pm. The main post office at Jindrisska 14 (close to the metro station Mustek) is open daily from 7 am to 8 pm. You can also buy stamps there, but it's better to buy them at tobacco shops or newsstands (near each metro station). Be prepared to wait in a long line. Letters go in the orange boxes around the city.

 
 

Phone Country codes: 

+ in front of the phone country code means the same as when dialing 00 instead of +


Country Name
(Includes satellite systems)

Country 
Code

Afghanistan

+93

Albania

+355

Algeria

+213

American Samoa

+684

Andorra

+376

Angola

+244

Anguilla

+1-264*

Antarctica

+672

Antigua

+1-268*

Argentina

+54

Armenia

+374

Aruba

+297

Ascension

+247

Australia

+61

Australian External Territories

+672

Austria

+43

Azerbaijan

+994

Bahamas

+1-242*

Bahrain

+973

Bangladesh

+880

Barbados

+1-246*

Barbuda

+1-268*

Belarus

+375

Belgium

+32

Belize

+501

Benin

+229

Bermuda

+1-441*

Bhutan

+975

Bolivia

+591

Bosnia & Herzegovina

+387

Botswana

+267

Brazil

+55

British Virgin Islands

+1-284*

Brunei Darussalam

+673

Bulgaria

+359

Burkina Faso

+226

Burundi

+257

Cambodia

+855

Cameroon

+237

Canada

+1

Cape Verde Islands

+238

Cayman Islands

+1-345*

Central African Republic

+236

Chad

+235

Chatham Island (New Zealand)

+64

Chile

+56

China (PRC)

+86

Christmas Island

+61-8
(08 from Australia)

Cocos-Keeling Islans

+61

Colombia

+57

Comoros

+269

Congo

+242

Congo, Dem. Rep. of  (former Zaire)

+243

Cook Islands

+682

Costa Rica

+506

Côte d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast)

+225

Croatia

+385

Cuba

+53

Cuba (Guantanamo Bay)

+5399

Curaçao

+599

Cyprus

+357

Czech Republic

+420

Denmark

+45

Diego Garcia

+246

Djibouti

+253

Dominica

+1-767*

Dominican Republic

+1-809*

East Timor

+670

Easter Island

+56

Ecuador

+593

Egypt

+20

El Salvador

+503

Ellipso (Mobile Satellite service)

+8812, +8813

EMSAT (Mobile Satellite service)

+88213

Equatorial Guinea

+240

Eritrea

+291

Estonia

+372

Ethiopia

+251

Falkland Islands (Malvinas)

+500

Faroe Islands

+298

Fiji Islands

+679

Finland

+358

France

+33

French Antilles

+596

French Guiana

+594

French Polynesia

+689

Gabonese Republic

+241

Gambia

+220

Georgia

+995

Germany

+49

Ghana

+233

Gibraltar

+350

Global Mobile Satellite System (GMSS)

+881
ICO Global 8810,8811
Ellipso 8812, 8813
Iridium 8816, 8817
Globalstar 8818, 8819

Globalstar (Mobile Satellite Service)

+8818, +8819

Greece

+30

Greenland

+299

Grenada

+1-473*

Guadeloupe

+590

Guam

+1-671*

Guantanamo Bay

+5399

Guatemala

+502

Guinea-Bissau

+245

Guinea

+224

Guyana

+592

Haiti

+509

Honduras

+504

Hong Kong

+852

Hungary

+36

ICO Global (Mobile Satellite Service)

+8810, +8811

Iceland

+354

India

+91

Indonesia

+62

Inmarsat (Atlantic Ocean - East)

+871

Inmarsat (Atlantic Ocean - West)

+874

Inmarsat (Indian Ocean)

+873

Inmarsat (Pacific Ocean)

+872

Inmarsat SNAC

+870

International Freephone Service

+800

International Shared Cost Service (ISCS)

+808

Iran

+98

Iraq

+964

Ireland

+353

Iridium (Mobile Satellite service)

+8816, +8817

Israel

+972

Italy

+39

Jamaica

+1-876*

Japan

+81

Jordan

+962

Kazakhstan

+7

Kenya

+254

Kiribati

+686

Korea (North)

+850

Korea (South)

+82

Kuwait

+965

Kyrgyz Republic

+996

Laos

+856

Latvia

+371

Lebanon

+961

Lesotho

+266

Liberia

+231

Libya

+218

Liechtenstein

+423

Lithuania

+370

Luxembourg

+352

Macao

+853

Macedonia (FYROM)

+389

Madagascar

+261

Malawi

+265

Malaysia

+60

Maldives

+960

Mali Republic

+223

Malta

+356

Marshall Islands

+692

Martinique

+596

Mauritania

+222

Mauritius

+230

Mayotte Island

+269

Mexico

+52

Micronesia, (Federal States of)

+691

Midway Island

+1-808*

Moldova

+373

Monaco

+377

Mongolia

+976

Montserrat

+1-664*

Morocco

+212

Mozambique

+258

Myanmar

+95

Namibia

+264

Nauru

+674

Nepal

+977

Netherlands

+31

Netherlands Antilles

+599

Nevis

+1-869*

New Caledonia

+687

New Zealand

+64

Nicaragua

+505

Niger

+227

Nigeria

+234

Niue

+683

Norfolk Island

+672

Northern Marianas Islands
(Saipan, Rota, & Tinian)

+1-670*

Norway

+47

Oman

+968

Pakistan

+92

Palau

+680

Palestinian Settlements

+970

Panama

+507

Papua New Guinea

+675

Paraguay

+595

Peru

+51

Philippines

+63

Poland

+48

Portugal

+351

Puerto Rico

+1-787* or +1-939*

Qatar

+974

Réunion Island

+262

Romania

+40

Russia

+7

Rwandese Republic

+250

St. Helena

+290

St. Kitts/Nevis

+1-869*

St. Lucia

+1-758*

St. Pierre & Miquelon

+508

St. Vincent & Grenadines

+1-784*

San Marino

+378

Săo Tomé and Principe

+239

Saudi Arabia

+966

Senegal

+221

Serbia and Montenegro

+381

Seychelles Republic

+248

Sierra Leone

+232

Singapore

+65

Slovak Republic

+421

Slovenia

+386

Solomon Islands

+677

Somali Democratic Republic

+252

South Africa

+27

Spain

+34

Sri Lanka

+94

Sudan

+249

Suriname

+597

Swaziland

+268

Sweden

+46

Switzerland

+41

Syria

+963

Taiwan

+886

Tajikistan

+992

Tanzania

+255

Thailand

+66

Thuraya (Mobile Satellite service)

+88216

Togolese Republic

+228

Tokelau

+690

Tonga Islands

+676

Trinidad & Tobago

+1-868*

Tunisia

+216

Turkey

+90

Turkmenistan

+993

Turks and Caicos Islands

+1-649*

Tuvalu

+688

Uganda

+256

Ukraine

+380

United Arab Emirates

+971

United Kingdom

+44

United States of America

+1

US Virgin Islands

+1-340*

Universal Personal Telecommunications (UPT)

+878

Uruguay

+598

Uzbekistan

+998

Vanuatu

+678

Vatican City

+39, +379

Venezuela

+58

Vietnam

+84

Wake Island

+808

Wallis and Futuna Islands

+681

Western SamoA

+685

Yemen

+967

Zambia

+260

Zanzibar

+255

Zimbabwe

+263

 

* These countries are part of the North America Numbering Plan (NANP), though they may be far removed from North America (and Mexico is not included).  The country code for all NANP countries is 1; the numbers that follow are used as area codes in the U.S. and Canada and function similarly in other NANP areas.