Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #12 in Prague, Czechia


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 20 sights
Distance 9.8 km
Ascend 172 m
Descend 215 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: Zesnutí přesvaté Bohorodice

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The Church of the Dormition of the Most Holy Theotokos, also called the Orthodox Church, Russian Church, or Uspensky Cathedral, etc., is an Orthodox church located in the Orthodox part of the Olšany Cemetery in Prague 3-Žižkov.

Wikipedia: Chrám Zesnutí přesvaté Bohorodice (Žižkov) (CS)

1288 meters / 15 minutes

Sight 2: Saint Roch

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Saint Roch

The Church of Saint Roch, located on Olšany Square, is the oldest church in present-day Žižkov, a cadastral district of Prague, Czech Republic. The Baroque structure was built between 1680 and 1682 by Jan Hainric, probably according to plans by the renowned French architect Jean Baptiste Mathey.

Wikipedia: Church of Saint Roch, Žižkov (EN)

762 meters / 9 minutes

Sight 3: svatá Anna

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St. Anne's Church in Prague 3-Žižkov is a Roman Catholic branch church from 1911. It was built in the style of the so-called Beuron Art Nouveau according to the project of architect Eduard Sochor. Church of st. St. Anne's Church is a branch church of the Žižkov parish at the Church of St. Procopius.

Wikipedia: Kostel svaté Anny (Žižkov) (CS)

974 meters / 12 minutes

Sight 4: Žižkovské divadlo Járy Cimrmana

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Žižkovské divadlo Járy Cimrmana

Theatre Járy Cimrmana is a Prague Theatre set that has been working since the late 1960s. His repertoire consists of the comic games Ladislav Smoljak and Zdeněk Svěrák with theme of fictional Czech genius Jara Cimrman, who is declared the original author of these games. In the theatre only men play traditionally, without an acting education – except for professional backups of Miroslav Táborský, Vojtěch Kotek, Josef Čapelka and Ondřej Vetchý, who were occupied after a series of deaths of several tribal actors. It is one of the most successful and popular Czech art theatres and Czech postwar theatres.

Wikipedia: Divadlo Járy Cimrmana (CS), Website

316 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 5: Saint Procopius

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Saint Procopius

St. Procopius Church is the parish church of the district of Žižkov in Prague, Czech Republic. Dedicated to the patron saint of Bohemia, Procopius of Sázava, the three-aisled Neo-Gothic church, located at Sladkovského Square on Seifertova Street, was designed by Bohemian architects Josef Mocker and František Mikš. Its steeple dominates the skyline of Žižkov.

Wikipedia: Church of Saint Procopius, Žižkov (EN), Website

595 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 6: Žižkov Television Tower

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The Žižkov Television Tower is a transmitter tower built in Prague between 1985 and 1992. Designed by the architect Václav Aulický and the structural engineer Jiří Kozák, it stands high above the city's traditional skyline from its position on top of a hill in the district of Žižkov, from which it takes its name. The tower is an example of high-tech architecture.

Wikipedia: Žižkov Television Tower (EN)

867 meters / 10 minutes

Sight 7: Svatopluk Čech

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The monument to Svatopluk Čech in Prague's Vinohrady district is the work of sculptor Jan Štursa and architect Pavel Janák from 1924 and stands in the Svatopluk Čech Gardens.

Wikipedia: Pomník Svatopluka Čecha v Praze (CS)

727 meters / 9 minutes

Sight 8: Vinohrady Theatre

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Vinohrady Theatre is a theatre in Vinohrady, Prague.

Wikipedia: Vinohrady Theatre (EN), Website

662 meters / 8 minutes

Sight 9: Otýlie Sklenářová-Malá

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The monument to Otilie Sklenářová-Malá from 1933 is located in Prague's Čelakovského sady near the National Museum building. The author of the white marble statue is Ladislav Šaloun.

Wikipedia: Pomník Otilie Sklenářové-Malé (CS)

189 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 10: Statue of Saint Wenceslas

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The statue of Saint Wenceslas in Prague, Czech Republic depicts Wenceslaus I, Duke of Bohemia. It is installed at Wenceslas Square.

Wikipedia: Statue of Saint Wenceslas, Wenceslas Square (EN)

147 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 11: Josef Smrkovský

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Josef Smrkovský was a Czechoslovak politician and a member of the Communist Party reform wing during the 1968 Prague Spring.

Wikipedia: Josef Smrkovský (EN)

551 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 12: MacNevenův palác

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MacNeven's Palace, also known as MacNaven's Palace, also known as Palacký Palace, is a historic building at 719/II Palackého Street in Prague's 1st New Town, which connects Vodičkova and Jungmannova Streets, near Wenceslas Square. The building is protected as a cultural monument.

Wikipedia: MacNevenův palác (CS)

372 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 13: Studio Ypsilon

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Studio Ypsilon, often referred to as Ypsilonka, was founded in 1963 in Liberec as an experimental workshop of several artistic professions, most of which were puppeteers. In 1978 the theatre was moved to Prague. The theatre was not always an independent theatre, it was not until 1990 that it became an independent stage.

Wikipedia: Studio Ypsilon (CS), Website

302 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 14: svatý Michal

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St. Michael's Church in Jircháře, Prague - New Town near the National Theatre, specifically the New Town street, which is called v Jirchářích. It is the seat of Czech, Slovak and English congregation of the Evangelical Church of the Augsburg Confession in the Czech Republic. Its architectural style is not uniform due to alterations in different periods and styles. It is protected as a cultural monument of the Czech Republic.

Wikipedia: St. Michael's Church in Jircháře, Prague (EN), Heritage Website

174 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 15: Ditrichštejnský palác

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The Dietrichstein Palace, also known as the Walter Palace, is a neo-Baroque palace that houses the Apostolic Nunciature of the Holy See. It is located in Voršilská Street No. 140/12 in New Town in Prague 1. It is protected as a cultural monument.

Wikipedia: Dietrichsteinský palác (Nové Město) (CS)

204 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 16: Nová scéna Národního Divadla

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The New Stage of the National Theater is a modern postmodern theater building that was established in Prague in Nové Město na Národní třída in 1977–1983. Sometimes it is also referred to as brutalist. In 2021 the building of the New Stage was declared a cultural monument.

Wikipedia: Nová scéna (Praha) (CS)

107 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 17: Znovuzrození

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Znovuzrození is a 1983 bronze sculpture by Josef Malejovský (1914-2003). It is installed outside the National Theatre in Prague, Czech Republic, on a piazzetta which was named "Náměstí Václava Havla" in 2016 to honor the first Czech president. The statue is a popular subject to artistic interventions - it has been wrapped in bubblegum-like cover, dressed in Carmen costume or into a lookalike of the famous Woman In Gold painting by Gustav Klimt.

Wikipedia: Znovuzrození (EN)

156 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 18: National Theatre

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The National Theatre is a historic opera house in Prague, Czech Republic. It is known as the alma mater of Czech opera, and as the national monument of Czech history and art.

Wikipedia: National Theatre (Prague) (EN), Website

329 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 19: svatý Vojtěch

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The Church of St. Adalbert in Prague's New Town is a Roman Catholic parish church. It is located in Vojtěšská Street in the New Town, not far from the National Theatre in the south-east direction. Originally a Gothic, baroquely rebuilt church, it is protected as a cultural monument.

Wikipedia: Kostel svatého Vojtěcha (Nové Město) (CS)

1051 meters / 13 minutes

Sight 20: Saint Stephen

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The St. Stephen's Church is located in Štěpánská street in Prague 2, New Town. It is a church from the second half of the 14th century, which was built near the Romanesque St. Stephen rotunda. The church was dedicated to St. Stephen, traditionally regarded as the first martyr of Christianity, who was, according to the Acts of the Apostles, a deacon in the early church at Jerusalem who aroused the enmity of members of various synagogues by his teachings. And then rotunda was dedicated to St. Longin.

Wikipedia: St. Stephen's Church, Prague (EN)


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