Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #1 in Prague, Czechia


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 17 sights
Distance 5.6 km
Ascend 145 m
Descend 171 m

Explore Prague in Czechia with this free self-guided walking tour. The map shows the route of the tour. Below is a list of attractions, including their details.

Activities in PragueIndividual Sights in Prague

Sight 1: Masarykova vyhlídka

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Masaryk's Lookout is a platform with terraces in the south-eastern part of the Lumbe Garden, at the fortifications of the Marian Walls above the Deer Moat, in the northern foreground of Prague Castle.

Wikipedia: Masarykova vyhlídka v Praze (CS)

288 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 2: Medvědárium

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In the first half of the 20th century, the bear enclosure was located in the north-western part of the Prague Castle complex on the slope of the Deer Moat, approximately below the Masaryk Lookout, built under the northern walls of Prague Castle. To this day, its existence is commemorated by the bearkeeper's house and barred caves, occasionally used as pens.

Wikipedia: Medvědárium (Pražský hrad) (CS)

484 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 3: Saint George

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Saint GeorgeDennis Jarvis from Halifax, Canada / CC BY-SA 2.0

The equestrian statue of Saint George is installed at Prague Castle in Prague, Czech Republic. The bronze sculpture was created in 1373 by Transylvanian Saxon sculptors Martin and Georg of "Clussenberch", today's Cluj. The statue was probably cast in Nagyvárad/Großwardein, today's Oradea, where two other works by the two brothers have stood in the dome square until being melted for their metal in the 17th century during the Turkish wars.

Wikipedia: Statue of Saint George, Prague Castle (EN)

43 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 4: Golden Gate

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The Golden Gate in Prague is the name given to the arcade vestibule of the southern entrance to St. Vitus Cathedral at Prague Castle. The name is derived from the golden background of the unique glass mosaic of the Last Judgement from 1370–1372. On the first floor of the vestibule there is a chamber where the Czech crown jewels are placed.

Wikipedia: Zlatá brána (Pražský hrad) (CS)

30 meters / 0 minutes

Sight 5: Orlí kašna

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The Eagle Fountain is a building located in the IIIrd Courtyard of Prague Castle. It is situated in its northeastern part at the entrance to the Old Royal Palace. Part of the fountain is submerged below the level of the surrounding terrain of the courtyard.

Wikipedia: Orlí kašna (CS)

244 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 6: Herkulova kašna

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The fountain with the statue of Hercules is a fountain standing approximately in the middle of the garden on the ramparts, in front of the so -called Bellevue. It was located here in 1923, along with the early Baroque statue of Hercules, which was brought here from the fountain to the I. Castle Council - it no longer exists. The statue of the Žehrovice sandstone represents a mythical hero, which opens the mouth of the lion from which the spring of water flows into the reservoir. Its reservoir, allegedly made of Mšenský sandstone, is decorated with Roman motifs, the head of the Slovak emblem. The fountain comes from Jože Plečnik.

Wikipedia: Kašna se sochou Herkula (zahrada Na Valech) (CS)

486 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 7: Kolovratska Garden

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Kolovratska Garden V. Groulík; Original uploader was Martinect at cs.wikipedia / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Kolowrat Garden is one of the palace gardens below Prague Castle. It is situated on a steep slope behind the Kolowrat Palace and the Small Fürstenberg Palace. Its area is about 0.07 hectares, located at an altitude of 192–225 m above sea level. It is separated from the street and the two palaces by a courtyard. It has been a protected cultural monument since 1964, along with the Kolowrat Palace.

Wikipedia: Kolovratská zahrada (CS), Website

159 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 8: Národní pedagogické muzeum a knihovna J. A. Komenského

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The J. A. Comenius Pedagogical Museum is an older name of a specialized museum institution dedicated to pedagogy and the history of Czech education. Since 1.7.2011 it has been part of an institution called the National Pedagogical Museum and Library of J. A. Comenius. It is located in Valdštejnská Street in Prague's Lesser Town, opposite the main building of the Senate of the Czech Republic.

Wikipedia: Pedagogické muzeum J. A. Komenského v Praze (CS), Website

70 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 9: Aueršperský palác

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The Auersperk Palace or Clary-Aldringen Palace is a late Baroque palace located at Wallenstein Square No. 16 / No. 1 in Prague's Lesser Town. It is protected as a cultural monument.

Wikipedia: Aueršperský palác (CS)

351 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 10: Waldstein Garden

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The Wallenstein Garden is one of the most distinctive buildings of the Czech early Baroque. It is located in Prague's Lesser Town and is part of the Wallenstein Palace, the seat of the Senate of the Parliament of the Czech Republic. The Italian-style garden, which is open to the public and is divided by trimmed hedges, is equipped with water features, sculptural decorations, a grotto wall and a monumental sala terrena. Occasionally, concerts and exhibitions are held here.

Wikipedia: Valdštejnská zahrada (CS), Heritage Website

668 meters / 8 minutes

Sight 11: Galerie Rudolfinum

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Galerie Rudolfinum was established on 1 January 1994 as a state institution managed and financed by the Ministry of Culture of the Czech Republic. It is located in the historic Neo-Renaissance building of the Rudolfinum in the Old Town) together with the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, of which it was a part from 1994 to 2009. From 1 January 2010 to 31 December 2011 it was organisationally attached to the Museum of Decorative Arts in Prague. Since 1 January 2012 it has been part of the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra again.

Wikipedia: Galerie Rudolfinum (CS), Website

543 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 12: Holy Spirit

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Church of the Holy Spirit is a Gothic church in Josefov, Prague, Czech Republic.

Wikipedia: Church of the Holy Spirit, Prague (EN), Website, Heritage Website

88 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 13: Galerie Roberta Guttmanna

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The Robert Guttmann Gallery is an exhibition space of the Jewish Museum in Prague in the capital city of Prague, Czech Republic.

Wikipedia: Robert Guttmann Gallery (EN), Website

383 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 14: svatý František

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The Church of St. Francis of Assisi on the grounds of the Convent of St. Agnes was built as one of the first buildings and the most important church of the monastery. The original Romanesque-Gothic double nave of the church of st. The church of St. Francis has been preserved only in fragments and has been completed in modern times. The surrounding locality got its name from the church – Na Františku.

Wikipedia: Kostel svatého Františka z Assisi (Anežský klášter) (CS)

386 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 15: Divadlo V Dlouhé

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Theatre in Dlouha Street is a repertoire theatre with a permanent group of actors established in 1996 as a set financed by the Municipality of Prague. The group of actors comprises graduates of the Theatre Academy of Musical Arts, part of the actors have studied in the Department of Alternative and Marionette Theatre of this academy. The young group is highly talented in terms of dance and music. The repertoire spans from great dramatic stories to non-traditional cabarets. The Theatre holds the Child in Dlouhá / Dítě v Dlouhé festival at which the most interesting plays for children's theatre are featured. Divadlo v Dlouhé was nominated several times for Alfréd Radok Award in the category Theatre of the Year. Grabbe's Don Juan and Faust and Sestra Úzkost won the category Performance of the Year.

Wikipedia: Theatre in Dlouha Street (EN), Website

319 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 16: saint Clement

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The Church of St. Clement in the New Town is a Gothic church located in Klimentská Street in Prague 1–New Town, a locality called Poříčí. It was consecrated thanks to the relics of Pope St. Peter. Clement, which were brought to the Czech lands by Constantine and Methodius.

Wikipedia: Kostel svatého Klimenta (Nové Město) (CS), Heritage Website

1012 meters / 12 minutes

Sight 17: National Museum of Agriculture

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The National Museum of Agriculture in Prague, Letná, is located in Kostelní Street in the Prague 7 district. The functionalist building in the immediate vicinity of the National Technical Museum is also the main exhibition building and the administrative headquarters of the institution, which has a number of other workplaces where individual sub-collections and scientific curatorial workplaces are located.

Wikipedia: Národní zemědělské muzeum (CS), Website


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