Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #15 in Prague, Czechia


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 20 sights
Distance 10.9 km
Ascend 255 m
Descend 262 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 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

316 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 2: 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

1716 meters / 21 minutes

Sight 3: Pamětní deska obětem mučení

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The Petschek Palace is a neoclassicist building in Prague. It was built between 1923 and 1929 by the architect Max Spielmann upon a request from the merchant banker Julius Petschek and was originally called "The Bank House Petschek and Co." Despite its historicizing look, the building was then a very modern one, being constructed of reinforced concrete and fully air-conditioned. It also had tube post, phone switch-board, printing office, a paternoster lift, and massive safes in the sublevel floor. The building was sold by the Petschek family before the occupation of Czechoslovakia, and the family left the country.

Wikipedia: Petschek Palace (EN)

377 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 4: 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)

847 meters / 10 minutes

Sight 5: Kubistická lampa

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The Cubist Lamp in Prague is a work of art by the Czech architect Emil Králíček from 1913, it is one of the icons of architectural Cubism in the Czech Republic.

Wikipedia: Kubistická lampa (CS)

555 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 6: svatý Michael archanděl

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Church of Saint Michael the Archangel is a church situated in Prague, Czech Republic. It was built in Romanesque and Gothic style and later rebuilt in Baroque style. The priest and church reformer Jan Hus celebrated masses in the church. The church and adjacent monastery were disestablished during the reforms of the Emperor Joseph II in the 18th century. Later, the buildings served as a warehouse. In the crypt, there are buried rectors of the Prague's University.

Wikipedia: Church of Saint Michael the Archangel in Prague (EN), Heritage Website

135 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 7: Dům U Zlatého rohu

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The House at the Golden Horn is a house No. 4/I in the Old Town of Prague. It stands on the corner between the Old Town Square and the Small Square between the houses At the Minute and the House At the Golden Two. Since 1958 it has been protected as a cultural monument of the Czech Republic.

Wikipedia: Dům U Zlatého rohu (CS), Heritage Website

441 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 8: Holy Saviour

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St. Salvator Church is a Roman Catholic Church in the Klementinum, in Old Town, Prague, Czech Republic.

Wikipedia: St. Salvator Church (EN), Heritage Website

688 meters / 8 minutes

Sight 9: 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)

204 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 10: 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)

174 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 11: 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

232 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 12: 17. 11. 1989

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17. 11. 1989

On November 17, the commemorative plaque is a commemorative place in Prague on Národní třída, which resembles the events of November 17, 1989. It is a bronze album with a relief of several hands showing the gesture of victory ("Véčko"). The authors of the work are Otakar Příhoda and Miroslav Krátký, who placed the album in the passage of Kaňka Palace in February 1990. In November 2016, the album was moved from the passage to the facade of the house.

Wikipedia: Pamětní deska 17. listopadu (CS)

444 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 13: Our Lady of the Snows

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The Church of Our Lady of the Snows is a Catholic church established in 1347 near Jungmann Square in Prague, Czech Republic. It is operated by the Franciscans and was the site of the murders of the Martyrs of Prague in 1611.

Wikipedia: Church of Our Lady of the Snows (Prague) (EN), Heritage Website

295 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 14: 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)

179 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 15: Divadlo ABC

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Divadlo ABC

The ABC Theater is a drama theater belonging to the Prague City Theaters. Located in Prague 1, Nové Město in Palace near Nováků.

Wikipedia: Divadlo ABC (CS), Website

649 meters / 8 minutes

Sight 16: 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)

1491 meters / 18 minutes

Sight 17: Malostranská vodárenská věž

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The Lesser Town Water Tower, also known as the Petržilkov Tower, is the smallest historical water tower in Prague, the only one of the historic water towers on the left bank of the Vltava River. It is located in Smíchov on Petržilkovský Island, near the Janáček Embankment and the southern tip of Children's Island.

Wikipedia: Malostranská vodárenská věž (CS)

422 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 18: Medvědí kašna

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The Bear Fountain in Smíchov is an early Baroque stone fountain in Prague 5-Smíchov, standing since 1945 in the park on 14th October Square, situated in the east-west axis between the Church of St. Michael. Wenceslas and the foreground of the Jirásek Bridge, south of the National House and east of the Smíchov Market. The fountain is the work of sculptor Jeroným Kohl and has been protected as a cultural monument since 1964.

Wikipedia: Medvědí kašna (CS)

586 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 19: Kingdom of Railways

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The Kingdom of Railways is primarily a set of several model railroads in a scale of 1:87. Particularly noteworthy is the exposition, located on the 2nd floor, presenting a simplified railway model of the Czech Republic. The trackage contains models of important buildings in the Czech Republic as well as several moving cars. In addition, some locomotives have cameras in the front, which broadcast live footage of the train's journey to the cinema hall, which is located near the tracks. On the track, the periods of day and night alternate in regular cycles.

Wikipedia: Království železnic (CS), Website

1176 meters / 14 minutes

Sight 20: Nejsvětější Trojice

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The Chapel of the Holy Trinity in Prague 5-Smíchov is a High Baroque building from 1667, standing in Švédská Street at No. 108 and in U Nesypky 2 Street, in Prague 5-Smíchov. In fact, it is only a part of the former larger building, which had to be partially demolished in 1914 due to the construction of a road. The current owner of the building is JUDr.

Wikipedia: Kaple Nejsvětější Trojice (Praha-Smíchov) (CS)


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