Prague Named the Most Cultured City in Central Europe
Prague ranked #3 among the 50 most cultured European cities and number one in Central Europe in a research conducted by Wanderu, a travel search platform from Boston. Prague also ranked 1st as a city with the most theaters per capita (1 for every 12,957).
Wanderu calculated the density of culturally important sites in every city in Europe with a population of more than 300,000 to determine which are the “most cultured”. The rankings were based on combined scores for each of the following:
- Total population according to recent census estimates
- Number of universities per capita
- Number of theatres per capita
- Number of museums per capita
- Number of churches and cathedrals per capita
- Number of historic sites per capita
Prague ranked 3rd in the total European rankings, after Florence and Lisbon. Naples, Amsterdam, Bologna, Edinburg, Tallinn, Paris and Athens came after Prague to complete the top 10 most cultured cities in Europe.
There are more than 30 universities located in Prague, including the oldest university in Central Europe – Charles University. Search for public and private universities in the capital city of the Czech Republic and across the whole country in our University search.
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