Prague is a beautiful city with a long medieval history. The workshop will be held at the School of Computer Science, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Charles University, which is located in "Mala Strana", the famous historical district of Prague. The building itself has been recently carefully renovated, reconstructing the architectural style of a Jesuit College.
The picture on the right is taken from the lower part of the Lesser Town Square (Malostranske namesti). The school is the white building in the middle. The Prague Castle on the horizon cannot be seen from the ground level.
The full address is:
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Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Charles University in Prague, Malostranske namesti 25, Prague 1
How to travel to the conference location
Travelling from the airport
You can take:
- a taxi: say "Malostranske namesti, Faculty
of Mathematics and Physics", the cost is approximately 600 CZK
- an airport minibus: say "Malostranske
namesti, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics", the cost is approximately
360 CZK for up to 4 persons
- public transport: take bus no. 119 to the
final stop (Metro station Dejvicka, green line), then follow the
instructions for travelling 'from anywhere in Prague' bellow.
The single-transfer ticket for 75 minutes costs 26 CZK
You can find the web site of the Prague airport (code PRG) here.
Travelling from the railway station
There are several railway stations in Prague, but the following two are the most suitable:
- Hlavni nadrazi (Main station): this the most
probable station of your arrival. The advantage is that this station is
connected with the metro station of the same name (red line). Therefore
just go to Metro and follow instructions for travelling 'from anywhere in
- Nadrazi Holesovice: ask people for the stop
of tram no. 12, take it to stop Malostranske namesti (7th stop,
Travelling from anywhere in Prague
First, you need to find the nearest Metro station. Then, depending on the line
A, B or C, choose one of the following ways:
- Metro A (green line): go to Malostranska station, then
follow by tram no. 12, 20, 22 to Malostranske namesti station (1st stop,
- Metro B (yellow line): go to Narodni trida station, then
follow by tram no. 22 Malostranske namesti (4th stop, 10min)
- Metro B (yellow line): go to Andel station, then follow
by tram no. 12 Malostranske namesti (5th stop, 10min)
- Metro C (red line): go to I.P. Pavlova station, then
follow by tram no. 22 Malostranske namesti (7th stop, 15min)
A single-transfer ticket for 75 minutes costs 26 CZK. The ticket is valid for Metro, all trams, and buses with numbers less than 300. Note that single-transfer ticket must be stamped before starting the travel, i.e., either at the entrance to the Metro station or right after entering a tram or bus (look for yellow stamp machine on a column).
You can find all information about the Prague public transportation here.
Other useful info
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