Most Popular Places in the Czech Republic

Most Popular Places in the Czech Republic

Can you guess which places in the Czech Republic were most popular with tourists in 2018? Check out this chart of the top twenty places by visitor rate.

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Prague Castle was traditionally the most visited destination, but tourists also loved the industrial sights of Dolní Vítkovice, Aqualand Moravia, the zoo in Zlín, Ossuary in Kutná Hora or Kamenice Gorge in the Bohemian Switzerland. The chart is diverse and includes a wide range of places from all over the Czech Republic.
In 2018, 2.44 million people visited Prague Castle, which makes this Czech site the most visited place in the Czech Republic. In second place is the funicular to Petřín (2.03 million visitors), the Prague Zoological Garden was the third most visited place with 1.4 million visitors, Lower Vítkovice with 1.35 million visitors is in fourth place, and bringing up the rear of the TOP five is AquaPalace Praha with one 0,8 million visitors.

The chart of the most visited places was also influenced by the gradual expansion of the portfolio of surveyed objects. Thus, Aqualand Moravia made it into the top ten, as well as Petřín Lookout Tower, Pinkas Synagogue, Zoo Zlín-Lešná and the Old Town Hall.

Within individual categories: Český Krumlov, Lednice and Hluboká nad Vltavou are among the most popular castles (except Prague Castle); the most attractive museums are the Trade Fair Palace in Prague or the Museum of Forestry, Hunting and Fishing in the South Bohemian Ohrada Castle. Among the natural beauties, tourists prefer the Hřensko Gorges or the Pravčice Gate in the Bohemian Switzerland, or the Punkva Caves with Macocha Abyss in the Moravian Karst.

The visit rate of tourist destinations in 2018:

1. Prague Castle
2. Petřín Funicular, Prague
3. The Prague Zoo
4. Lower Area of Vítkovice, Ostrava
5. AquaPalace Prague
6. Aqualand Moravia, Pasohlávky
7. Petřín look-out tower, Prague
8. Pinkas Synagogue, Prague
9. The Zlín Zoo, Lešná
10. Old Town Hall in Prague
11. The Pilsner Urquell Brewery, Pilsen
11. Jewish Museum in Prague
12. The Ostrava Zoo
13. The Dvůr Králové Zoo and Safari
14. Plzeň Zoo and DinoPark
15. Klausen Synagoque, Prague
16. Spanish Synagogue, Prague
17. Ossuary in Kutná Hora - Sedlec
18. Český Krumlov State Castle and Chateau
19. iQLandia in Liberec
20. Kamenice Gorge, Bohemian Switzerland

The survey of the most visited destinations in 2018 was compiled by CzechTourism Agency.