Prague Castle Tops List of Tourist Attractions

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Prague Castle, the funicular at Petřín and Prague Zoo were the city’s three biggest tourist attractions in 2017. Figures from Prague City Tourism count places with paid admission, which excludes sites like Charles Bridge as there is no way to accurately count visitors.

The Castle and funicular also saw big increases over 2016, with the Castle having 2.38 million visitors, up from 2.10 million, while the funicular had 2.07 million up from 1.75 million. 

The number of visitors to Prague Castle counts only people who bought a ticket for one of the exhibitions or for a tour route. More than 8 million people came to the castle grounds without a ticket, according to estimates.

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