Centre for Classical Studies at the Institute of Philosophy, Czech Academy of Sciences
Na Florenci 3,
Praha 1, 110 00
HOW TO GET THERE FROM THE AIRPORT
To get from the airport to the city centre, either taxi or public transportation can be used. When using the public bus and metro, you need to buy a ticket for 32 CZK which you can get at the newsagent, in the machine at the bus stop, or it can be paid by card in the bus. The bus is no 119 and to get to the city centre, you need to change for the metro (line A) at the stop Nádraží Veleslavín.
The conference venue is close to the metro station “Náměstí Republiky” and tram stop “Masarykovo nádraží”.
TRAVELLING BY PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION IN PRAGUE
In order to be able to use public trams, buses and metro, you need to have a valid ticket.
Paper ticket: Can be bought in ticket vending machines available at some, but not all stops (especially in information centres and selling points at most of the metro stations). You need to validate it on the tram/bus/metro in a validation machine.
BASIC (90 min) 32 CZK
SHORT-TERM (30 min) 24 CZK, suffices for most travels in the city
1 DAY (24 hrs.) 110 CZK
3 DAYS (72 hrs.) 310 CZK
SMS ticket: Can be bought via SMS, but only from phones registered with one of the local operators (T-mobile, O2, Vodafone), texting DPT24 (ticket for 30 minutes)/DPT32 (ticket for 90 minutes)/DPT110 (ticket for 24 hours)/DPT310 (ticket for 72 hours) to the number 902 06.
E-ticket: The SHORT-TERM ticket can be also bought inside every tram by contactless debit/credit card. The ticket machines are placed in the middle of the tram vehicle. The ticket is valid immediately and does not need to be validated again.
RESTAURANTS AND MEALS
1. Budget option: Presto Florentinum
Na Florenci 15, Praha 1
2. Vegetarian/Vegan: Dhaba Beas
Na Poříčí 26, Praha 1 (in the inner courtyard, can be accessed also from Na Florenci street)
3. Havlíčkova Restaurant, daily choice or à la carte
Havlíčkova 4, Praha 1
husa, daily choice or à la carte
Dlážděná 7, Praha 1
5. Pizzerie Longiano,
Na Poříčí 13, Praha 1
6. High quality: Hotel
Imperial, daily choice or à la carte
Na Poříčí 15, Praha 1
7. High quality: Next Door Bistro, daily choice or à la carte
Zlatnická 3, Praha 1
All the restaurants are within 5 to 10min walking distance from the conference venue.