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TOP-35 Sights and museums of Prague (with addresses, sites, photos and descriptions)

Prague is an amazingly beautiful city, so harmoniously combining several epochs and architectural styles, where monumental buildings, temples and palaces intersect with colorful low buildings, and narrow streets with dense multi-faceted buildings alternate with small and bright squares, while producing completely different, but undoubtedly stunning impressions.

This article contains the most complete list of interesting sights, museums and significant objects in Prague. If you want to know only about the most important sights and the main museums of the city, where you should go first, or if there is little time allocated to Prague, then see the list of these attractions and museums available here →

Sights and museums of Prague

Old Town Square

Old town square (Staroměstske naměstí) is the historical and most famous square of the city, which is the heart of the old town of Prague.

The history of the square dates back to the 12th century.

The square hosts various celebrations and events, including a Christmas market.

The square is surrounded by an ensemble of bright historical buildings, and its center is decorated with:

- monument to the national hero Jan Hus (Památník Jana Husa), which is one of the most important symbolist works of Czech monumental sculpture in the Art Nouveau style;

- a copy of the Mariana Column, created by the sculptor Peter Vanya.

the main dominant of the Old Town Square is the Old Town Hall (Staroměstska radnice) with the famous Prague Astronomical Clock (Prazsky Orloj или Staroměstský orloj), showing the performance.

The Town Hall consists of an ensemble of different buildings in which you can visit the chapel with the mechanism of the Prague chimes, halls, dungeons and climb to the observation deck in the Town Hall Tower. More about the Old Town Hall…

Also on the Old Town Square are notable:

- Tynsky Temple (Tynsky chram) is one of the most impressive Gothic sacred buildings in Prague;

- church of St. Nicholas (Kostel sv. Mikulaše) in the Baroque style, in the interior of which a large crystal crown chandelier is notable;

- the Kinsky Palace (Palac Kinskyc) with a rococo facade, which has a rich history and is an exhibition hall National Gallery Prague (Narodní galerie Praha).

- the house "At the stone bell" (Dům U Kamenného zvonu), which is one of the most valuable Gothic monuments of the city and serves as an exhibition space of the Gallery of the capital of Prague (Galerie hlavního města Prahy);

- the house "At the Minute" (Dům U Minuty), which is a typical example of the architecture of the Czech bourgeois Renaissance and stands out with graffiti on the facades. As well as other bright houses around the perimeter of the square. More about the Old Town Square…

Clementinum

Clementinum (Klementinum) is a large historical complex, formerly the home of the Order of Jesuit Monks and which is currently occupied by the National Library of the Czech Republic.

In the Clementinum complex you can visit: beautiful baroque library hall, Meridian Hall with a collection of astronomical instruments, see a facsimile of the Visegrad Codex and climb to the observation deck of the astronomical tower, which offers panoramic views of Prague. You can visit these objects of the Clementinum with excursions. Also, as part of the tour, you can look into The Mirror Chapel of the Clementinum, but only if no other events are taking place in the chapel at this time.

The complex also includes: St. Clement's Cathedral (Katedrala sv. Klimenta), Chapel of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary (Vlas or Italian Chapel) and church of St. Salvator (Blessed Saviour, kostel Nejsvětějšího Salvatora).

Address of the Clementinum: Mariánské nám. 5, 110 00 Staré Město, Czech Republic. More about Clementinum…

Crusaders Square

Crusaders Square (Krzyzownica Square, Křižovnické náměstí) is one of the smallest and, at the same time, most visited squares in Prague. It is located near the Charles Bridge.

On the square: church of St. Francis of Assisi (Kostel svatého Františka z Assisi), Charles Bridge Museum (Muzeum Karlova mostu), monument to Charles IV (Socha Karla IV) in full size, St. Salvator's Church (Kostel Nejsvětějšího Salvátora) and Colloredo-Mansfeld Palace (Colloredo-Mansfeldský palác), which can be visited.

From the open areas of the square, located near the Charles Bridge, you can enjoy beautiful views of the Charles Bridge, the Vltava River and the opposite bank of the river - the historic Mala Strana (Malá Strana) district. More about Crusaders Square…

Charles Bridge with observation towers

Charles Bridge (Karluv most) is the most significant historical and famous of the bridges in Prague.

This is a pedestrian bridge spanning the Vltava River, and decorated with statues of saints.

On both sides of the Charles Bridge there are historical towers, in which observation decks are located. On the side of a Small Country are Malostranskie bridge towers (Malostranska mostecka věž), and from the Old Place - Old Town Bridge Tower (Staroměstská mostecká věž).

From the Charles Bridge there are picturesque views of the banks of the river with historical buildings, as well as the Vltava River itself. More about the Charles Bridge…

The narrowest street in Prague - Chertovka

The narrowest street in Prague (Nejuzsi prazska ulicka), which is also called Vinarna Chertovka, is a staircase passing between the walls of buildings, which was once a fire passageway.

The street has traffic lights at both ends, designed for pedestrians and installed in order not to create traffic jams, since the street is so narrow that it will be quite difficult for even two people to disperse on it.

At the bottom of the street, by the waters of the Vltava River, there is a restaurant "Čertovka".

The street is located near the Charles bridge, between the houses 100/24 and 101/26 on the street U lužického semináře. More about the narrowest street in Prague…

Pissing men and the Franz Kafka Museum

One of the most famous and photographed sculptures in Prague is the fountain sculpture Pissing Men (Čůrající postavy).

In the sculpture-fountain, the fountain bowl is a low capacity in the form of a map of the Czech Republic. In the bowl there are tall male sculptures that pee on the map of the Czech Republic - streams of water flow from naked penises. More about Prague pissing men…

The fountain sculpture is located in the courtyard in front of the Franz Kafka Museum (Muzeum Franze Kafky) in the area of the former Herget brick factory.

The museum is dedicated to the German-speaking Bohemian writer Franz Kafka, who is widely known as one of the main figures of 20th century literature.

Museum address: Cihelná 2b, 118 00 Praha 1 - Malá Strana. More about the Franz Kafka Museum…

Prague Castle

Prague Castle (Pražský hrad) is a majestic castle complex in Prague, which dates back to the 9th century and is one of the largest castle complexes in the world.

Prague Castle consists of courtyards, main street, former palaces (now museums), auxiliary and residential buildings, basilicas of St. George, chapels of the Holy Cross, picturesque Golden streets and dominants of Prague Castle - St. Vitus Cathedral with a high tower, in which there is an observation deck.

The complex is surrounded by former fortifications - walls with towers and gates, which are adjacent to gardens with some buildings. From the terraces and grounds of the gardens at the Prague Castle and under the Prague Castle, beautiful views of the historical part of Prague can be seen.

The entrance to the Prague Castle is free.

Visits to individual sites and some gardens, as well as climbing to the observation deck in the tower of St. Vitus Cathedral are paid.

Address of Prague Castle: Hradčany, 119 08 Prague 1, Czech Republic. More about Prague Castle, Cathedral, observation tower and gardens…

Hradcana Square

Hradcana Square (Hradčanské náměstí) is one of the most important and most visited squares in Prague, which is surrounded by historical palaces (now museums) and on which there is an observation deck.

The square is also located: a park area, a monument to the first president of the Czechoslovak Republic Thomas Garrigu Masaryk (Památník Tomáše Garrigua Masaryka), a cast-iron lamppost and the Marianský plague Column (Mariánský morový sloup). More about Hradcana Square…

Waldstein Palace and Garden

The Waldstein Palace and Garden (Valdštejnský zahrada, Valdštejnský palác) is a beautiful Baroque palace and park complex that originally served as a private residence, and today is a place of parliament, tourism and recreation.

Some of the historical halls of the palace can be visited. During the year, short-term exhibitions are held in the premises of the palace.

Anyone can walk in the garden adjacent to the palace. During the summer months, musical concerts and theatrical performances take place in the garden.

Entrance to the halls of the palace and the adjacent garden is free.

Address of the Waldstein Palace and Garden: Valdštejnské náměstí 4, 118 00 Praha 1 - Malá Strana. More about the Waldstein Complex…

Strahovsky Monastery

Strahovsky Monastery (Strahovský klášter) is an ancient monastery in Prague, which belongs to the oldest monasteries of the order of premonstrant monks.

The Strahovsky Monastery is a complex where you can visit : the Strahov Library with Baroque Theological and classical Philosophical Halls, the Strahov Art Gallery with Baroque and Rococo paintings, the Basilica of the Ascension of the Virgin Mary, the Church of St. Roch and the Strahov monastery brewery.

On the slope, near the monastery, Strahovsky garden with vineyards (Strahovská zahrada), which was founded in the early Middle Ages as a subsidiary farm, is spread out.

From the platform above the garden, which is near the monastery, there are wonderful panoramic views of the garden and Prague.

Address of the Strahovsky Monastery: Strahovské nádvoří 1/132, 118 00 Praha 1. More about the Strahovsky Monastery…

Vrtbovsky Garden

Vrtbovsky Garden (Vrtbovská zahrada) is considered one of the most beautiful Baroque gardens in Prague.

The garden was created thanks to the ingenious project of František Maximilian Kanka around 1720.

The garden has a sculptural design and terraces with views of Prague.

The garden is part of the Vrtbovsky Palace (Vrtbovského paláce).

Entrance to the gardens is paid. The entrance fee to the garden includes a visit to the Large and Small galleries with a permanent exhibition.

Garden website: vrtbovska.cz.

Garden address: Karmelitská 25, 118 00 Praha 1 - Malá Strana.

Prague Loreta

The Prague Loreta (Loreta Praha) - the Prague Holy Hut, is a grandiose complex of historical buildings, leading the history since 1626.

Today the complex is a place of pilgrimage and a museum that can be visited. It contains: the courtyard, the chapels, the Church of the Nativity of the Lord, the treasures of Loreto and the Loreta itself (the Holy Hut).

Entrance to the loreta is paid. There are guided tours around Loreta. Exhibitions and concerts of organ music are also held in the Prague Loreta.

Loreta's address: Loretánské náměstí 7, 118 00 Praha 1 - Hradčany. More about the Prague Loreta…

Malostranskaya Square (St. Nicholas Cathedral with observation tower)

Malostranskaya Square (Malostranské náměstí) is one of the most important and most visited squares in Prague, surrounded by historical palaces and where one of the best viewing platforms in the city is located.

In the past, the square served as a market and a venue for various public events, and there was also a pillory on the square.

Today the square is decorated with a Plague column or column of the Holy Trinity (Sloup Nejsvětější Trojice), also the square has a number of historical houses and palaces and consists of two parts that are connected together the dominant of the whole square - St. Nicholas Church with a high tower, in where the observation deck is located.

Among other things, Malostranskaya Square acts as a venue for farmers' markets in the warm season. More about Malostranskaya Square…

Rudolfinum

Rudolfinum is the residence of the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra and the most prestigious Czech concert hall, located in a beautiful Neo-Renaissance building in Prague.

The main hall of the Rudolfinum is the exquisite Dvorak Hall (Dvořákova sín), where classical music concerts are held.

The Rudolfinum hosts concerts and exhibitions, there is also a gallery, there is a panoramic terrace and a cafe.

There are guided tours of the Rudolfinum.

Address of the Rudolfinum: Alšovo nábřeží 79/12, 110 00 Praha 1 - Staré Město. More about Rudolfinum…

Jewish Quarter (Josefov)

Josefov - The Jewish Quarter or the Jewish City (Židovská čtvrť) is a small quarter in Prague, which was the former Jewish ghetto of the city.

Currently, Josefov is built up mainly with buildings from the early 20th century, but also in the quarter you can see the "old witnesses of history" - the remains of the former Jewish ghetto of Prague: several synagogues, an old Jewish cemetery and the old Jewish town hall, which are now part of the Jewish Museum in Prague (Židovské muzeum v Praze). Learn more about the Jewish Quarter, its objects and the museum…

Monastery of St. Anezhka of the Czech

The Monastery of St. Anezhka of the Czech Republic or the Monastery of St. Agnes (Klášter sv. Anežky České) is one of the most important Gothic buildings and valuable monastery complexes in Prague, which today is part of the National Gallery Prague (Narodní galerie Praha).

The monastery includes, among others, lapidaries in the monastery of Poor Claire (black kitchen and refectory) and the Small Brotherhood (monastery), gardens with sculptures, the chapel of St. Agnes, the tomb of the Savior and the Church of St. Francis with the location of the remains of King Wenceslaus I.

There is a collection exhibition in a part of the monastery. The monastery also hosts short-term exhibitions and social and cultural events.

Entrance to the complex is paid.

Address of the monastery: U Milosrdných 17, Prague 1, Czech Republic. More about the Prague National Gallery and the Monastery…

Republic Square with Powder Gates

Republic Square (Namesti Republiky) is one of the main historical squares of Prague.

The square is surrounded by buildings, the most interesting of which are:

- The Powder Gate, also known as the Powder Tower (Prašná brána) is a tower and one of the most significant monuments of Late Gothic Prague.

In the gallery of the tower, located at an altitude of 44 meters, there is an observation deck with panoramic views of the center of Prague and you can admire the resonance of old and new Prague.

Exhibitions are held in the premises of the tower.

The ascent to the observation deck is paid. The ticket office is located in the tower;

- The Public House (Obecni dum) is a majestic Art Nouveau building, which is mainly used as a venue for various concerts, significant public events and exhibitions.

The main hall of the house is named after the Czech composer Bedřich Smetana. And on the ground floor of a Public house there is a cafe of the same name;

- the building of the Hibernia Theater (Divadlo Hybernia), which was once the temple of the Immaculate Conception of the Virgin Mary;

- Palladium shopping Center and St. Joseph's Church adjacent to it (Kostel svateho Josefa). More about Republic Square…

Wenceslas Square and the National Museum

Wenceslas Square (Vaclavske namesti) is the largest and one of the most attractive squares in Prague.

The square was created during the foundation of the New City by Charles IV in 1348.

The length of the square is 750 meters, and the width reaches 63 meters.

Monumental buildings of various architectural styles rise along the square, some of which are historically significant. In the buildings of the square there are cafes and restaurants, shops and banks, offices and hotels

The dominants of Wenceslas Square are:

- monumental equestrian monument to the Czech Prince St. Vaclav (Pomník svateho Vaclava), made in the style of monumental realism;

- The National Museum of Prague (Narodni muzeum Praha) is the largest state museum in Prague, consisting of several museum buildings in the city of Prague and beyond, containing extensive collections with exhibits from the fields of natural history, history, art, music and librarianship. More about Wenceslas Square…

Jindřišska Tower

The Jindřišska Tower (Jindřišska věž) is the historical bell tower of the church in Prague, where exhibitions are held today, there is a carillon, a cafe and an observation deck.

This bell tower of Gothic architecture reaches a height of 65.7 meters, which makes it the tallest free-standing bell tower in Prague.

On the top floor of the tower (attic) there is an observation deck giving panoramic views of the center of Prague.

The ascent to the observation deck is paid.

Address of the tower: Jindřišská věž, Jindřišská 2122/33, 110 00 Nové Město, Czech Republic. More about the Jindřišska Tower…

Visegrad

Visegrad (Vyšehrad) is an ancient fortress (castle), which was the first residence of the Czech princes.

Visegrad is located on a rocky promontory above the Vltava River.

On the territory of Visegrad there are: the remains of former defensive structures (gates, walls), the Romanesque rotunda of St. Martin, the Neo-Gothic church of Saints Peter and Paul, the Slavin National Cemetery, casemates, a Gothic cellar, a gallery in the remains of the tower, the Old House of the Burgrave, an open-air theater, statues and monuments, a plague column etc.

From the Visegrad observation decks at the former fortress wall and in the gardens, stunning views of different parts of Prague can be seen.

Visegrad site visits are paid. Entrance to the territory is free.

Visegrad website: praha-vysehrad.cz.

Address of Visegrad: V Pevnosti 159/5b, 128 00 Praha 2 - Vyšehrad.

Petřín Hill

Petřín Hill is a green hill located in the center of Prague on the left bank of the Vltava River and is one of the highest hills of the Czech capital.

On the hill there are gardens, paths and alleys for walking, places to relax, fountains, monuments and sculptures, observation decks, as well as some important sights of the city.

The most visited object of the Petrshinsky Hill is the Petrshinsky Tower (Petřínská rozhledna) - a steel tower, which is a free reduced copy parisian Eiffel Tower.

In the upper part of the Petrshin tower there is a public observation deck, and on the underground level there is a small exposition about Petrshin.

The observation deck of the tower offers some of the best panoramic views of Prague in the city.

The ascent to the observation deck is paid. More about the Petrshinskaya Observation Tower…

On the Petřín hill are also notable: memorial to the victims of communism (Pomník obětem komunismu), Mirror Maze (Zrcadlove bludiště), st. Lawrence Church and the Way of the Cross (Katedralní chram sv. Vavřince), the Stefanik Observatory (Štefánikova hvězdárna) with a permanent astronomical exhibition and the possibility of observing the sky, the Hungry Wall (Hladová zeď), the Ethnographic Museum The National Museum of Prague (Národopisné muzeum Národního muzea) with an ethnographic exposition, as well as panoramic cafes and restaurants.

On Petřín is 4-star apart-hotel Nebozizek Hotel a Restaurant, from the rooms of which offer panoramic views of Prague Castle and the Old Town. Breakfast is included in the room rate. Ссылка на отель

You can take a walk on the Petřín Hill for free. Visits to the objects (museums) of the hill are paid.

You can climb the hill on foot or by funicular. More about Petřín Hill…

The best embankments with a Dancing House and the National Theater

In the center of Prague, along the Vltava River, there are embankments, the most attractive of which are the embankments of Masaryk or Masarikov (Masarykovo nabrezi) and Rasinov (Rasinovo nabrezi).

Bright tall Art Nouveau houses stretch along the embankments, and the embankments themselves are among the most photographed places in Prague. More about Masaryk and Rashinov embankments…

A walk along the Masaryk embankment begins with the beautiful main historical building of the National Theater (Národní divadlo) with architectural and sculptural decorations.

Address of the National Theatre building: Narodní 2, 110 00 Nové Město, Czech Republic. More about the National Theatre…

Next to Masirikova, the Rashinov Embankment is decorated with the famous Dancing House (Tančící dúm), which is part of modern Prague architecture.

The house was built in 1992-1996 according to the project of world famous architects Vlad Milunich and Frank O. Gehry.

In the Dancing House you can visit a gallery, a restaurant and a bar with an observation deck on the 7th floor.

In addition, on two floors of the Dancing House there is 4-star Dancing House hotel - Tančící dúm hotel with rooms with an unforgettable view of Prague. Breakfast is included in the room rate. Link to the hotel

Address of the Dancing House: Rašínovo nábřeží 80 / Jiráskovo náměstí 6, 120 00 Praha 2 - Nové Město. More about Dancing House…

The Head of Franz Kafka

The head of Franz Kafka (Hlava Franze Kafky, Franz Kafka - Otočná hlava) is a large rotating sculpture of the head of Franz Kafka in Prague.

Kafka's Head is a modern outdoor sculpture by the Czech sculptor David Cherny, depicting the Bohemian German-speaking writer Franz Kafka.

The sculpture has a height of 11 meters and consists of 42 rotating panels, each layer of which is mechanized and rotates individually, that is, randomly around its own awn, and thereby form a familiar image of Franz Kafka in three-dimensional space.

Address of the sculpture: Charvatova, 110 00 Nove Město, Czech Republic. More about Kafka's head…

Vitkov Hill (National Memorial)

Vitkov (Vítkově) is the highest hill in Prague.

The hill is covered with a dense network of pedestrian paths and offers panoramic views of the city of Prague.

Since 1938, there has been a National Memorial (National Memorial on Vítkov Hill) on the top of Vitkov, created in honor of the Czechoslovak legionnaires, the dominant of which is the bronze statue of Jan Žižka - one of the largest equestrian sculptures in the world.

Today there is a viewing platform, a court of honor, the grave of the Unknown Soldier, halls with expositions of the National Museum of Prague (Narodni muzeum Praha) and a view cafe "Vítkov" with a roof terrace.

Entrance to the museum is paid.

Website of the National Museum of Prague: nm.cz.

Website of the Vitkov cafe: cafevitkov.cz.

Memorial address: 130 00 Praha 3 - Žižkov.

Zizkov TV Tower

The Zizkov TV Tower (Žižkovská televizní věž) has a height of 216 meters and is the tallest building in Prague.

From the observation deck, located at a height of 93 meters of the tower, amazing 360-degree panoramas of Prague open. The ascent to the observation deck is carried out by elevator.

The tower also has a panoramic restaurant, bar and bistro located at an altitude of 66 meters.

Among other things, in the tower, at an altitude of 70 meters, there is a one-room hotel with panoramic views. All hotels in Prague

On the tower itself there are 10 giant statues of babies - "Babies" by sculptor David Cherny.

The ascent to the observation deck is paid.

The tower's website: towerpark.cz.

Address of the tower: Mahlerovy sady 1, 130 00 Praha 3 - Žižkov.

Leten Gardens with the Ganava Pavilion

Leten Gardens or Letna Park (Letná Parks / Letenské sady) is a vast park located on the left bank of the Vltava River, opposite the historical district of Prague Stare Mesto, near the Prague bridges.

It is also attractive in this park that it is located on a hill (Ganava hill). There are viewing platforms in the park from which you can admire the beautiful panorama of the right bank of Prague, the Vltava River and the Prague bridges.

The viewing platforms are free to visit. More about Leten Gardens…

In the gardens is Ganava Pavilion (Hanavsky pavilion), which is an Art Nouveau building built as a representative pavilion of the Komarov Metallurgical Plant for the Prague Jubilee Exhibition of 1891.

Today, the pavilion houses a restaurant with a panoramic terrace with one of the most beautiful panoramic views of Prague bridges.

Restaurant website: hanavsky-pavilon.cz.

The address of the pavilion-restaurant: Letenské sady 173, 170 00 Praha 7 - Holešovice.

The Palace of Troja

The Troja Palace or Troja Castle (Troský zámek) is one of the most beautiful Baroque monuments in Prague. The castle is surrounded by a beautiful French garden.

The palace, as a summer residence, was built in 1679 by Vaclav Wojteh, Count of Sternberk. The author of the castle project was the architect of French origin Jean Baptiste Matey.

In the interior of the castle, you can admire the unique fresco decor and exhibitions prepared by the Gallery of the capital City of Prague (Galerie hlavního města Prahy). Concerts are also held on the territory of the castle.

Adjacent to the castle is an extensive French Baroque garden, which is one of the most beautiful gardens in Prague and is decorated with terracotta vases, pergolas, labyrinths, fountains and busts of emperors.

Entrance to the palace premises is paid.

Website of the Gallery of the Capital Prague: ghmp.cz.

Address of the palace-castle of Troja: Адрес: U Trojského zámku 4/1, 170 00 Prague 7.

Prague Zoo

Prague Zoo (Zoo Praha, Zoologicka zahrada hl. m. Prahy) is one of the largest and most famous zoos in Europe.

On 58 hectares there are pavilions and more than 5,000 individuals belonging to more than 650 species: from beetles, fish, turtles and snakes to penguins, giraffes, antelopes, tigers and lions.

The pride of the Prague Zoo is the Elephant Valley - a vast territory inhabited by a herd of Indian elephants.

The zoo also attracts attention: the pavilion of rare parrots, the aquarium, the pavilion of the Indonesian jungle with tropical plants with Komodo lizards, the African house with giraffes and other herbivores from the savannah, the gorilla pavilion and the Darwin crater with Tasmanian and Australian animals.

Prague Zoo website: zoopraha.cz.

Address of the Prague Zoo: U Trojského zámku 3/120, 171 00 Praha 7 - Troja.

Krzyzhikov fountains

Krzyzhikov Fountains (Křižíkova fontána) is a complex of light-singing fountains, which are named after the chief engineer František Krzyzyk.

There are various open-air performances and shows using water, light, music and fire.

It is better to attend the fountain show after dark. Attendance of shows and performances is paid.

Fountain Website: magickafontana.cz.

Address of fountains: Výstaviště 170 00, 170 00 Praha 7 - Bubeneč, Czech Republic.

National Technological Museum

The National Technological Museum (Národní technické muzeum) was founded in 1908 and during its history has collected extensive collections on the development of many technical fields, natural and exact sciences and industry on the territory of today's Czech Republic.

The museum houses permanent exhibitions (transport, construction and design, astronomy, architecture, mining and engineering, household appliances, chocolate, photo studio, etc.) and temporary exhibitions are held.

Museum website: ntm.cz.

Museum address: Kostelní 1320/42, 170 00 Praha 7 - Letná, Czech Republic.

National Museum of Agriculture

The building of the National Museum of Agriculture (Národní zemědělské muzeum) is an important monument of Czech functionalism.

The museum presents exhibitions that reflect a look at agriculture and related topics, dedicated to : agricultural technologies, natural resources (hunting and fishing), agriculture as one of the greatest discoveries of mankind, nutrition.

On the roof of the museum there is an exhibition "Life" with a garden with grass, a picnic area and bee hives. The terrace offers an attractive view of Prague, including Prague Castle, Petrshin and the Old Town.

The museum also hosts temporary exhibitions.

Entrance to the museum with a visit to the roof is paid.

Museum website: nzm.cz.

Museum address: Kostelní 44, 170 00 Praha 7 - Holešovice.

Museum of Decorative Art

The museum of decorative arts (Uměleckoprůmyslové museum) is the largest Czech Museum of applied art and design.

In the museum's collections: ceramics, glass and porcelain, textiles and fashion, toys, jewelry, as well as graphics and photographs.

The museum has a garden and a restaurant.

Temporary exhibitions are held in the Museum. The museum has branches in Prague.

Museum website: upm.cz.

Museum address: 17. listopadu 2, 110 00 Praha 1 - Staré Město.

Museum of Public Transport

The Museum of Urban Transport (Muzeum městské hromadné dopravy) is a museum in a former tram depot with a collection of more than 40 historical vehicles, as well as other exhibits, such as historical photographs and documents, tickets and posters, models of old trains and a "dark tram" that was used during World War II.

Museum website: dpp.cz/muzeum-mhd.

Museum address: Patočkova 132/2, 162 00 Praha 6 - Střešovice, Czech Republic.

DOX Center for Contemporary Art

The DOX Center for Contemporary Art (Centrum současného umění DOX) is a multifunctional space for the presentation of international and Czech art, architecture and design.

The center is a unique architectural project, the Gulliver airship, inspired by the elegant forms of the early twentieth century airship, which is located on the roof of the gallery.

The center's website: dox.cz.

Address of the center: Poupětova 1, 170 00 Praha 7-Holešovice, Czech Republic.

Portheimka - Museum of Glass

Portheimka - Museum of Glass (Portheimka - Museum skla) is the only museum in Prague dedicated to the phenomenon of artistic glass and located in beautifully decorated representative rooms of the Baroque summer house of Portheim on Smikhov.

On the ground floor of the villa there is a cafe with a summer garden.

Temporary exhibitions are held in the museum.

Museum website: museumportheimka.cz.

Museum address: Štefánikova 68/12, 150 00 Praha 5-Smíchov, Czech Republic.

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In the center of Prague, with an inspection and (or) a visit to the main dominants of the city, you can walk along The Royal Way (Královská cesta) is the name of the historical route in Prague, along which future Czech kings passed to the coronation, and today this path is a popular tourist route in Prague.

The tradition of the Royal Way was established by Emperor Charles IV.

The route passes through the central historical part of Prague and leads from the Republic Square (Namesti Republiky) to Prague Castle. More about the Royal Way…

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