Is Prague Safe for Solo Female Travelers?

Prague, being the capital city of the Czech Republic, is generally considered very safe for solo female travelers. The levels of crime are low with serious crimes like muggings and robbery being quite rare, especially in areas frequented by tourists. The city is well-lit and remains bustling until late in the night, making it safe to walk alone. The public transportation system is reliable, efficient, and operates round-the-clock in the city. Yet, like anywhere, it's always important to remain alert and aware of your surroundings for your personal safety. Also, it's suggested to prefer reputable taxi services or public transport rather than accepting rides from strangers.

Safety rating

4.8 /5

Based on 39 experiences

4.5 /5

Based on research and crime data

Safety overview

Safety at night:Safe

Prague is considered fairly safe, especially in comparison to other major cities worldwide. However, general safety precautions should still be practiced, especially at night. Even though most neighborhoods are well-lit and patrolled by local police, avoid less crowded or residential areas late at night. Stick to main streets, ensure to always have a working phone and steer clear of obviously drunken groups or any other potential threats. Common minor issues reported are pick-pockets and scams targeting tourists.

Public transportation: Safe

Prague's public transportation network, which includes the metro, trams, and buses, is generally safe and efficient. Many routes operate throughout the day and some even 24/7. The system is widely used by locals and tourists alike. However, as with any crowded public spaces, there are opportunities for pickpocketing, so it's still essential to remain aware of your surroundings and belongings at all times.

Street harassment: Low

Prague in general is a safe city for solo female travelers. Street harassment is not frequently reported, although the experience might differ on an individual basis. It is always wise to stay cautious and aware of your surroundings, especially in less crowded areas and during the nighttime. Overall, respectful interactions and personal safety are generally well-maintained in the city of Prague.

Petty crimes:Low

Prague has a relatively low risk of petty crimes for solo female travelers. While the city is generally safe, occasional pick-pocketing incidents do occur in heavily crowded areas such as tourist hotspots and public transportation. However, by being aware of your surroundings and keeping your belongings secure, you can significantly minimize this risk. It is generally safe to walk around Prague both during the day and night, yet, it's always advisable to stick to well-lit, populated areas whenever possible.

Tap water:Very safe

The tap water in Prague, is of excellent quality and completely safe to drink. It is treated and tested to high standards, passing through strict water purification processes that remove any potential contaminants. Praguers are quite proud of their water, and many locals drink it straight from the tap every day. So feel free to fill up your reusable water bottle without worry.

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Travel experiences

Overall rating

4.9 /5

based on 39 experiences

Rating summary

Things to do

4.8/5

Safety

4.8/5

Food

4.8/5

Budget-friendly

3.9/5

Couple travel experience

It was a nice visit. The Food was cheap and tasty. The city has a lot of Parks and you can stroll around in Lots of nature. On the other side you have lots of historical old buildings and the Locals are very nice. Most of them speak good english so there is absolut no language Barrier. We felt very safe and would definetly Travel again to prague๐Ÿ™‚

Posted: December 5, 2023
Things to do: 3/5Food: 5/5Budget-friendly: 3/5Safety: 3/5
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Merve

Merve

Austria

Group travel experience

We were an all female group and felt very safe overall. I really enjoyed the Prague castle, Iโ€™d recommend it to any History interested person! Petrin tower was very cool as well! We mostly ate local cuisine and spent around 100โ‚ฌ for three days (per person).

Posted: December 2, 2023
Things to do: 5/5Food: 5/5Budget-friendly: 5/5Safety: 5/5
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Solo travel experience

Beautiful city for a weekend break. Entirely walkable and safe for female travellers. All must see sights are within a short walking distance. We booked a hop on/hop off bus tour which in retrospect was not needed, so definately one to skip

Posted: November 28, 2023
Things to do: 5/5Food: 4/5Budget-friendly: 3/5Safety: 5/5
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Couple travel experience

I had the pleasure of visiting Prague in January, and it was an enchanting experience that left a lasting impression on me. The city's rich history and stunning architecture captivated me from the moment I arrived. Wandering through the charming streets of the Old Town, I was transported back in time by the medieval buildings and cobblestone alleys. Prague Castle, overlooking the Vltava River, is a true masterpiece and offers breathtaking panoramic views of the city. The intricate details of St. Vitus Cathedral within the castle complex are awe-inspiring. The Charles Bridge, adorned with baroque statues, is not only a picturesque crossing over the river but also a hub of activity with local artists and musicians. Despite the chilly January weather, the warmth of Czech hospitality was evident everywhere, especially in the cozy cafes and traditional pubs. Sampling local delicacies like trdelnรญk and hearty Czech goulash became a highlight of my culinary journey. Prague's cultural scene is vibrant, with museums, galleries, and theaters showcasing the city's artistic soul. The blend of the old and the new, coupled with the friendly locals, made my stay in Prague an unforgettable one. I highly recommend this magical city to anyone seeking a perfect blend of history, culture, and charm

Posted: November 19, 2023
Things to do: 5/5Food: 5/5Budget-friendly: 5/5Safety: 5/5
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Solo travel experience

Felt safe walking around into the night hours, transit was busy but easy to use, took tours of the city learning so much history. Cannot recommend enough but be prepared for cobblestones.

Posted: August 8, 2023
Things to do: 5/5Food: 5/5Budget-friendly: 5/5Safety: 5/5
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Solo travel experience

Prague is one of my favorite cities in Europe. I never felt unsafe there when I was exploring the city alone. I recommend spending a day exploring the castle and going to St. Vitus at sunset - the way the sun hits the stained glass windows before dusk is magical. Had a great dinner at the Prague Medieval Tavern. Also walked around the town square, drank a lot of hot wine, and took a tour to the nearby town of Kutna Hora to see The Bone Church.

Posted: July 30, 2023
Things to do: 5/5Food: 5/5Budget-friendly: 5/5Safety: 5/5
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Yasemin

Yasemin

Germany

Solo travel experience

Prague is an all in all beautiful city with great old architecture wherever u look. If u like to walk u can see All famous attractions within one day. I went in July it was too full and too hot for long walks u should consider that. And everything is overpriced. Some places like the goldenes Gรคsschen and Jewish cemetery are all closed and u have to pay to see them which is sad coz they didnโ€™t let me in with dog so I couldnโ€™t see them. In most places u can pay with euro or visa. It was lovely there but too many people and too overpriced.

Posted: July 10, 2023
Things to do: 5/5Food: 5/5Budget-friendly: 1/5Safety: 5/5
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Family travel experience

I have travelled accross Europe, yet I will not hesitate to say Prague is the best city I've ever been to. Saint Petersburg is more beautiful; Paris is more impressive; Berlin has a better nightlife. Yet I have never felt happier, safer, more alive than in Prague. I've been half a dozen times already and I plan to come again and again. Everything in this city simply works: it is big just enough, loud just enough, touristy just enough. You want music - it has the most amazing jazz bars you'll ever see. You want sightseeing - the Prazsky Hrad castle, the Synagogue, the Staromestka namesty, Vysegrad, the Dancing House and don't get me started on the dozens and hundreds of castles accross the Czech Republic. You want amazing food - be my guest (and when you're done with the meat and the beer, it also has the most amazing Asian restaurants you'll ever see outside of Asia). You want drinks and nightlife - you'll have plenty. Even the people - or so it seems - are more alive, and smiling, and awake.

Posted: June 16, 2023Experienced: July, 2021
Things to do: 5/5Food: 5/5Budget-friendly: 3/5Safety: 5/5
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Couple travel experience

One of the best places Iโ€™ve seen, the people are nice, the town is beautiful and rich in history and heart. Iโ€™ve had a wonderful time there staying at river Prague camping ! There are nice alternatives places to have a drink :)

Posted: June 16, 2023
Things to do: 5/5Food: 5/5Budget-friendly: 5/5Safety: 5/5
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Solo travel experience

Prague was my favorite city as a solo female traveler - it felt safe, the food was incredible and I did so many activities.

Posted: June 1, 2023
Things to do: 5/5Food: 5/5Budget-friendly: 5/5Safety: 5/5
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Local experiences

Prague is beautiful city. It is unique by the historical background connected with modern life of living.

Posted: April 26, 2023
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I just got back from a study abroad in Prague, I lived there all summer. Hereโ€™s some of my recs -Kro Kitchen: one my fav restaurants -Gemรผse corner kebab -Kavarna Mlรฝnskรก: great local beer garden by Vltava -anonymous bar: shrinks office -dog bar(vzorkovna) -coffee corner -coffee room -riegovy sady: amazing beergarden with beautiful view of prague -olsany/vysehrad cemetery -1902: (breakfast/brunch) -national theater for opera or ballet -kus kolace -bohemian paradise: -national memorial to the heroes of the heydrich terror (museum in crypt) -dox (art museum) -farmerโ€™s markets (all over Prague)

Posted: November 17, 2022
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Ria

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Hey sisters, my name is Ria and Iโ€™m a free spirited adventurer. I left my country (England) to travel the world in 2015 and now i live in Prague, working as a forest ecologist so I can still spend several months of the year exploring Europes forests :) my usual travel style is hitchhiking, camping, and staying with locals - it started off as my only option because of money, but now I continue with this style because of the random wonderful encounters with strangers I have along the way . Iโ€™m looking forward to meeting you all, to have a walk, climb a mountain, or to have a drink and chill :) peace !

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๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฑ Albania, ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฉ Andorra, ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ช Belgium, ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฆ Bosnia and Herzegovina, ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌ Bulgaria, ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ด Colombia, ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ท Croatia, ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡พ Cyprus, ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Czech Republic, ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฌ Egypt, ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท France, ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ช Georgia, ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช Germany, ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ท Greece, ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บ Hungary, ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Ireland, ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฑ Israel, ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น Italy, ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡บ Mauritius, ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝ Mexico, ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ช Montenegro, ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Morocco, ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ Netherlands, ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฐ North Macedonia, ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ธ Palestine, ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑ Poland, ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ด Romania, ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ธ Serbia, ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฐ Slovakia, ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Slovenia, ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ Spain, ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ท Turkey, ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง United Kingdom

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Radka

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I am an artsy, music, history and nature loving foodie who loves working with kids and is now ready to meet new people, travel and explore the unexplored.

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๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡น Austria, ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฆ Bosnia and Herzegovina, ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ท Croatia, ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Czech Republic, ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฌ Egypt, ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช Germany, ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ท Greece, ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บ Hungary, ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฐ Slovakia, ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Slovenia, ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ Spain, ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง United Kingdom, ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น Italy

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Ria

Ria

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You can stay for:

2 days

About me

Hey sisters, my name is Ria and Iโ€™m a free spirited adventurer. I left my country (England) to travel the world in 2015 and now i live in Prague, working as a forest ecologist so I can still spend several months of the year exploring Europes forests :) my usual travel style is hitchhiking, camping, and staying with locals - it started off as my only option because of money, but now I continue with this style because of the random wonderful encounters with strangers I have along the way . Iโ€™m looking forward to meeting you all, to have a walk, climb a mountain, or to have a drink and chill :) peace !

Countries Iโ€™ve Visited

๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฑ Albania, ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฉ Andorra, ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ช Belgium, ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฆ Bosnia and Herzegovina, ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌ Bulgaria, ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ด Colombia, ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ท Croatia, ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡พ Cyprus, ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Czech Republic, ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฌ Egypt, ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท France, ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ช Georgia, ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช Germany, ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ท Greece, ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บ Hungary, ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Ireland, ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฑ Israel, ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น Italy, ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡บ Mauritius, ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝ Mexico, ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ช Montenegro, ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Morocco, ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ Netherlands, ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฐ North Macedonia, ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ธ Palestine, ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑ Poland, ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ด Romania, ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ธ Serbia, ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฐ Slovakia, ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Slovenia, ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ Spain, ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ท Turkey, ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง United Kingdom

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Radka

Radka

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2 days

About me

I am an artsy, music, history and nature loving foodie who loves working with kids and is now ready to meet new people, travel and explore the unexplored.

Countries Iโ€™ve Visited

๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡น Austria, ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฆ Bosnia and Herzegovina, ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ท Croatia, ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Czech Republic, ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฌ Egypt, ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช Germany, ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ท Greece, ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บ Hungary, ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฐ Slovakia, ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Slovenia, ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ Spain, ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง United Kingdom, ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น Italy

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Eva

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3 days

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Im travelling for students veterinary practice (mostly). Nice, quite and polite.

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Upcoming visitors to Prague

jay

jay

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Hi! Iโ€™m Jay, and I will be in Prague from December 9 to December 14. I would love to meet up with people to explore the city together ๐Ÿฅฐ

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Tahine

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I am 32 years old Solomon Islander living and working in Suva, Fiji for almost two years now. I love to travel, meet new people and enjoy different cultures. I love hiking, mountains and waterfalls.

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Suzan

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Hello there! This is Suzan, a heritage enthusiast and culture aficionado, always on the lookout for fascinating stories hidden within ancient sites and traditions. I am deeply fascinated by diverse cultures and am eager to connect with individuals who share a similar enthusiasm for heritage and culture. I believe in the power of cultural exchange and am excited to meet open-minded people who are equally keen on embracing the richness of different traditions and backgrounds.

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Local discussions

TravelWhat special and secret spots should I try, eat, and visit in Prague?

Hi there! I am going to visit Prague (24th August). Does anybody know some special and secret spots? What to try, eat, visit etc. Thanks in advance ๐Ÿ˜ผ

Posted: August 22, 2023
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Solo travelWhat are some must-do tourist sites and aesthetic cafes/restaurants/bars in Prague?

Going to Prague for a weekend. Really want to make the most of it, so any suggestions of must-do tourist sites (any particular areas, hidden gems etc) or aesthetic cafes/restaurants/bars etc, please let me know.

Posted: June 23, 2023
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TravelHas anyone used the shuttle from Prague Airport to the city?

Hi ladies could I ask for advice for transport from Prague Airport to the city please I've Googled and it says there's a shuttle has anyone used this?

Posted: November 8, 2022
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Solo travelWhere should I go and what should I see in Prague?

Just landed in Prague and wondered if anyone had any recommendations of where to go and what to see! Here for a few days so open to day trips too ๐Ÿฅฐ

Posted: September 11, 2022
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