Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #11 in Prague, Czechia


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 18 sights
Distance 8.5 km
Ascend 290 m
Descend 381 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: saint Roch

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The Church of St. Roch is a Renaissance church located in Prague 1-Hradčany in the area of the Strahov Monastery. It was built at the beginning of the 17th century by Emperor Rudolf II as a thank you for averting a plague epidemic.

Wikipedia: Kostel svatého Rocha (Hradčany) (CS), Heritage Website

604 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 2: Virgin Mary Angelic

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The Church of Our Lady of the Angels in Prague, also known as the Church of Our Lady Queen of Angels, is a Capuchin church on Loreto Square in Prague's Hradčany, which is part of the oldest Capuchin monastery in Bohemia.

Wikipedia: Kostel Panny Marie Andělské (Hradčany) (CS), Heritage Website

388 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 3: Saint John of Nepomuk

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The Church of St. John of Nepomuk, sometimes also a military church, is a Baroque temple at the monastery of Voršilka by Kilian Ignác Dientzenhofer. The church is located on the corner of U Kasáren and Kanovnická streets in Prague's Hradčany, approximately 200 meters from Hradčanské Square, near Nové World.

Wikipedia: Kostel svatého Jana Nepomuckého (Hradčany) (CS), Heritage Website

286 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 4: Saint Benito

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The Church of St. Benedict in Prague's Hradčany district is originally a parish church of Hradčany, first mentioned in 1353. Together with the Discalced Carmelite monastery "Fortna", it is located on the south side of Hradčanské Square.

Wikipedia: Kostel svatého Benedikta (Praha) (CS), Heritage Website

318 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 5: morový sloup Panny Marie

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The Marian Plague Column in the middle of the Hradčanské Square in Prague is located in a place where there were worship in the open air in 1713–1714. The column is protected as a cultural monument.

Wikipedia: Mariánský morový sloup (Hradčany) (CS)

285 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 6: National Gallery in Prague - Sternberg Palace

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National Gallery in Prague - Sternberg Palace Czech Wikipedia user Packa / CC BY-SA 2.5

The National Gallery in Prague, since 2018 is presenting under the name National Gallery Prague and the abbreviation NGP, is a state organization administering the largest collection of fine arts in the Czech Republic. The gallery was created from a privately initiated picture gallery, which since the end of the 18th century publicly exhibited originally borrowed paintings, and the current character acquired in the first half of the 20th century. He exhibits art from his collections in permanent exhibitions and organized exhibitions in several buildings in Prague and beyond, which are all important cultural monuments.

Wikipedia: Národní galerie v Praze (CS), Website

206 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 7: Kajetánské terasy

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The Kajetan Terrace Garden is located in Malá Strana in Prague 1. The elongated plot of land, demarcated by the Castle Stairs and Nerudova Street, occupies an area of 2085 m² at an altitude of 220 to 240 m above sea level. The entrance to the garden is from the ramp of Prague Castle.

Wikipedia: Kajetánské terasy (CS)

609 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 8: Letní shakespearovské slavnosti

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The Summer Shakespeare Festival takes place in the courtyard of Burgrave Palace at Prague Castle. The festival was originally initiated by Václav Havel. The performances are also presented at Špilberk in Brno and at Bratislava Castle in Bratislava. The organizers closely cooperate with Martin Hilský, who translated most of the staged plays.

Wikipedia: Summer Shakespeare Festival (EN), Website

524 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 9: Obelisk

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The obelisk at Prague Castle is a granite monolith and World War I memorial designed by Jože Plečnik, installed at Prague Castle in Prague, Czech Republic. It stands 16 meters high. It is located in the Third Castle Courtyard.

Wikipedia: Obelisk (Prague Castle) (EN)

242 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 10: Hartig Garden

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The Hartig Garden, together with the Garden of Eden and the Garden on the Ramparts, is one of the southern gardens of Prague Castle; It is the smallest of them in terms of area. Together with them, it is part of the national cultural monument Prague Castle. It is situated above the Hartig Palace, on plots No. 561 and 558.

Wikipedia: Hartigovská zahrada (CS)

682 meters / 8 minutes

Sight 11: 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

451 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 12: Saint Thomas

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Saint Thomas Martin Šanda (Šandík) / CC BY 2.5

Saint Thomas Church is an Augustinian church in Malá Strana, Prague, Czech Republic. The address is at Josefská 8. The church is easily recognisable in the Prague skyline. Saint Thomas' Church stands within the vicinity of both Saint Nicholas' Church and the Castle of Prague. In 2003, Saint Thomas Church celebrated its 775 anniversary.

Wikipedia: St Thomas' Church, Prague (EN)

63 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 13: Saint Joseph

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The Church of St. Josef in the Lesser Town in Prague 1 is the Roman Catholic Church of the Congregation of the English Virgins. The early Baroque church was built between 1686 and 1692 as part of the then monastery of Carmelite and are jointly protected as an immovable cultural monument of the Czech Republic.

Wikipedia: Kostel svatého Josefa (Malá Strana) (CS)

571 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 14: Winged Lion Memorial

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The Winged Lion Memorial was unveiled on 17 June 2014 at Klárov in Prague by the British Member of Parliament, Rt Hon Sir Nicholas Soames MP, grandson of Sir Winston Churchill. It is dedicated to the Czechoslovak airmen who served in the Royal Air Force (RAF) during World War II and who achieved acclaim for their contribution to the Battle of Britain.

Wikipedia: Winged Lion Memorial (EN)

506 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 15: Občanská plovárna

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Today, the Civic Swimming Pool is only a listed building between the Vltava's Kosárkovo Embankment and the "inland" section of Edvard Beneš Embankment Street in Prague, between the Straka Academy in the Lesser Town and Čech Bridge. The Civic Swimming Pool and the nearby Chapel of St. Mary Magdalene are more or less the only buildings that stand in a small strip of Holešovice belonging to the Prague 1 district, their address is often given as the Lesser Town. The original swimming pool, called the Military Swimming Pool after the foundation of the Civic Swimming Pool, was already in the territory of the Lesser Town, on the site of today's Straka Academy.

Wikipedia: Občanská plovárna (CS), Website

1382 meters / 17 minutes

Sight 16: Letenská vodárenská věž

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The Letná Water Tower or Letná Waterworks is a 38.3-metre-high five-storey waterworks building built in the Neo-Renaissance style, located in Prague-Bubeneč in Letná, not far from the Sparta Prague football stadium at Korunovační 1000/3, Na výšinách 1000/1. The building currently serves as a library, kindergarten, space for clubrooms and there is also a social hall on the top floor. The tent roof abounds in dormers, and a clock mechanism is placed at the top of the roof in the superstructure. On the top floor there is an external gallery located on corbels.

Wikipedia: Letenská vodárenská věž (CS)

1084 meters / 13 minutes

Sight 17: svatý Kliment

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svatý Kliment Zbyněk Vacek / CC BY 3.0

The Church of St. Clement, also known as the Church of St. Clement, in Prague's Holešovice is a filial church in the parish at the Church of Sts. Antonín Paduánský, before the position of which was the seat of the parish exhibition in the then Holešovice-Bubny. It is located in the former village of Bubny in the area between Kostelní, Dukla Heroes and Skalecká nad Holešovice Spa near Strossmayer Square. The church is a cultural monument of the Czech Republic (since 1964 registered as a cultural immovable monument).

Wikipedia: Kostel svatého Klimenta (Holešovice) (CS)

345 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 18: svatý Antonín Paduánský

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The Church of St. Anthony of Padua in Holešovice is a Roman Catholic parish church built between 1908 and 1911 in the pseudo-Gothic style according to a project by architect František Mikš. It is located on Strossmayer Square in Prague 7-Holešovice on the territory of the former village of Bubny. Since 2015, it has been protected as an immovable cultural monument.

Wikipedia: Kostel svatého Antonína Paduánského (Praha) (CS)


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