The royal town Rakovník is situated 56 km to the west of Prague. The original market settlement, first mentioned in 1252, belonged to the castle Křivoklát. The settlement received the privileges of a town from Wenceslas II in 1286, and obtained the title of royal town from emperor Rudolph II on 27th July 1588.
Rakovník todayRakovník is the administrative, industrial, business and cultural centre of the district with plenty of historical sights. You could visit here e.g. the Prague and High Gates, the church of St. Bartholomew , the Hus Square, the Rabas Gallery and the District Museum etc.
Statistical dataNumber of inhabitants: 16 147
23. 5. 2017
Day temperatures 21/25°C, around 1000m 8°C.
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