The Most Famous Film Sites of the Czech Republic

The Czech Republic has been the backdrop to some of the most famous scenes in film history. How many of the following sites did you recognize as Czech?
Prague, Czech Republic

With its tall spires in Prague, castles dotting the countryside, and lush hilly landscape, the Czech Republic is irresistible to filmmakers and has been featured in global movies, both period pieces and modern blockbusters, including:

  • Casino Royale: multiple scenes, including the Václav Havel (then-Ruzyně) Airport, Army Museum Žižkov, Strahov Monastery, Karlovy Vary and Loket filled in for Montenegro
  • Mission Impossible: Prague represented Moscow, and Prague Castle stood in for the Kremlin
  • Joan of Arc: Medieval castle Loket, west Bohemia
  • The Bourne Identity: Hradcany (close Prague castle area) stood in for Zurich
  • Blade II: Karlin district of Prague stood in for the night tram in Paris
  • The Chronicles of Narnia: Adrspach National Park close to border with Poland
  • The Brothers Grimm: among other places, Gothic Krivokat Castle
  • Amadeus: Prague stood in for Vienna: Prague Castle and Lesser Town area
  • Les Miserables: The Charles Bridge and medieval town Kutna Hura

The next time you visit Four Seasons Hotel Prague, be sure to ask our concierge about other famous movies that were filmed in the Czech Republic. Our team has lots of unusual and invaluable knowledge to make your visit unforgettable.