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SafeAround will allow you to see on a map the city’s safest and most dangerous areas, details on scams and other possible risks, as well as some useful travel advices in order not to let anything spoil such a wonderful journey to the medieval city.
Warnings & Dangers
OVERALL RISK : LOW
Prague is an overall safe city with a rating of 81.8, it is ranked 12th out of 113 on the ranking of the safest and most dangerous cities.
PICKPOCKETS RISK : MEDIUM
A large flow of tourists makes pickpocketing and petty theft incredibly popular. Simple precautions will almost eliminate chances of being robbed.
MUGGING RISK : LOW
Prague is a safe city regarding mugging and kidnapping risks.
SCAMS RISK : MEDIUM
Be wary of strangers who propose to exchange money on the street, normally nearby the currency exchange kiosks and companies, where you might receive Belarussian Rubles instead of the Czech crowns or old Czech Crowns which are no longer in circulation. There are scams with fake police officers and criminals which use electronic “skimming” to steal credit card credentials and pin code at some ATM’s
TRANSPORT & TAXIS RISK : MEDIUM
Generally, public transport is safe and reliable. Be aware of pickpockets in the public transport. There are some risks of being overcharged in the Prague Taxi, so in order to not be scammed, look out is the taxi meter running or simply try to use services like Uber with the pre-calculated cost of transportation.
NATURAL DISASTERS RISK : LOW
There is flooding possible during the spring. Any other natural disasters are not common.
TERRORISM RISK : LOW
Prague is a very safe city in respect to terrorist threats.
WOMEN TRAVELERS RISK : LOW
Prague is generally very safe for women travellers.