As of 20 May 2020, tenants of city-owned premises may file electronic applications with Prague’s COVID – Rent aid program to receive a discount on the rent.
The luminosity of gas lamps in the streets of Prague’s Old Town has been measured this week. There are approximately 680 historic gas lamps that light the Royal Route from the Powder Gate over the Charles Bridge to Hradčanské Square at Prague Castle.
Prague will not charge restaurants any fees or rent for outside seating on municipal land until the end of the year. Likewise, the city will not charge any fees for the use of public land for takeaway sale outside shops.
After many years of preparations, a total redesign of one of the largest squares in Central Europe, Prague’s Wenceslas Square, started on Wednesday, 15 April 2020.