Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #19 in Prague, Czechia


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 20 sights
Distance 13.9 km
Ascend 380 m
Descend 405 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: Zámek Malešice

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The chateau in Malešice is a small baroque courtyard near Malešice Square in Prague 10-Malešice. It is protected as a cultural monument.

Wikipedia: Malešice (zámek) (CS)

1436 meters / 17 minutes

Sight 2: horolezcům

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The Memorial to the Mountaineers Who Died in Peru (Memorial Life) is a statue located in Prague 10 – Strašnice in a park in V Úžlabině Street, on the border with the Malešice district.

Wikipedia: Památník horolezců zahynulých v Peru (CS)

908 meters / 11 minutes

Sight 3: Farní sbor ČCE v Praze 10 - Strašnicích

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The Parish Congregation of the Evangelical Church is in Prague. Its denomination is the Evangelical Church of Czech Brethren Christian denomination.

Wikipedia: Parish Congregation of the Evangelical Church (Prague 10) (EN)

715 meters / 9 minutes

Sight 4: Hřbitovní kaple dr. Karla Farského

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The cemetery chapel of Dr. Karel Farský in Strašnice, sometimes also the Hussite Congregation in Prague-Strašnice, is a chapel with a parish office of the Czechoslovak Hussite Church. It is located at the northeast wall of the Evangelical cemetery on Vinohradská Street in Prague 10-Strašnice.

Wikipedia: Hřbitovní kaple (Strašnice) (CS)

513 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 5: svatý Václav

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The Vinohrady Church, or the Chapel of St. Wenceslas, is a single-nave cemetery church in the Vinohrady Cemetery in Prague 10. It was built in 1897 in the Neo-Gothic style according to the design of architect Antonín Turek.

Wikipedia: Kaple svatého Václava (Praha 10 – Vinohrady) (CS)

1935 meters / 23 minutes

Sight 6: Pamětní trolejbusová zastávka Orionka

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The commemorative trolleybus stop Orionka is a memorial located in Prague 10, Vinohrady on the square near Orionky, close to the former depot of Královské Vinohrady. It is located in a loop from which the last trolleybus left in 1972 before this kind of public transport in Prague was canceled.

Wikipedia: Pamětní trolejbusová zastávka Orionka (CS)

1052 meters / 13 minutes

Sight 7: Husův sbor

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Husův sbor user:Prasopestilence / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Hus' House or Husův sbor is a Hussite church in the Vršovice area of Prague. This building was one of the first buildings in Prague built from pre-stressed concrete and brick panels. It was built in less than a year and includes a "lighthouse" tower topped with symbol of Hussite church, a chalice and a cross.

Wikipedia: Hus' House (Vršovice) (EN), Website

172 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 8: svatý Mikuláš

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The Church of Saint Nicholas is a church in Vršovice in Prague 10. There has been a church here since at least the 11th century, although this building with its neo-gothic façade was built in the 18th and 19th centuries.

Wikipedia: St. Nicholas Church (Vršovice) (EN)

1475 meters / 18 minutes

Sight 9: Divadlo Na Fidlovačce

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Divadlo na Fidlovačce is a private theatre based in Prague.

Wikipedia: Divadlo na Fidlovačce (EN), Website

664 meters / 8 minutes

Sight 10: Kaple svaté Rodiny

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The Chapel of the Holy Family is located in Prague's Vinohrady district in Pod Nuselských schody Street. It was founded in 1755 by a Prague burgher and magistrate Karel Leopold Bepta, who also bequeathed his fortune to it as a vineyard chapel on the grounds of a homestead later called Vondračka. Bepta had the chapel founded here, supposedly because the people working on his land were "a mischievous and very loose bunch" and the opportunity to attend services in the chapel was supposed to help them get back on track.

Wikipedia: Kaple svaté Rodiny (Praha) (CS)

661 meters / 8 minutes

Sight 11: Z vlastního rozhodnutí

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By Choice – Memento mori is a monument in Prague's Folimanka Park, which is dedicated to the memory of people who voluntarily ended their lives by jumping from the Nusle Bridge. The monument was designed and created by sculptor Krištof Kintera. It consists of a ten-metre-high street lamp, the light of which is directed upwards towards the bridge. On the lamp post, at about the level of human eyes, there is a riveted sign with the inscription "Memento mori – to those who took their own lives in these places of their own accord." Originally, the sign was supposed to indicate the number of people who died under the bridge, but since the exact number is unknown, this plan was abandoned.

Wikipedia: Z vlastního rozhodnutí – Memento mori (CS)

289 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 12: Bohyně 390 km v hodině

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The Goddess 390 km per hour was a statue located on the Charles Bridgehead near the Nusle Bridge in New Town in Prague 2.

Wikipedia: Bohyně 390 km v hodině (CS)

261 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 13: Panna Maria a svatý Karel Veliký

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The Church of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary and St. Charles the Great is located in the Karlov area of Prague. The originally Gothic church was rebuilt and augmented in baroque style. The church is a part of the former convent of the Augustinian Order in Prague's Karlov.

Wikipedia: Church of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary and St. Charles the Great, Prague (EN), Heritage Website

1360 meters / 16 minutes

Sight 14: Saint Martin

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The Rotunda of St. Martin is located at Vyšehrad and is the oldest preserved rotunda in Prague. From its construction to the present day, the building has undergone many changes, both architecturally and in the way it is used. The rotunda was built in the Romanesque style, and thanks to later reconstructions, this style was preserved through re-Romanization. The current owner is the Vyšehrad Chapter, masses are regularly held in the rotunda and it is possible to look inside by appointment.

Wikipedia: Rotunda svatého Martina (Vyšehrad) (CS)

58 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 15: The Leopold Gate

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The Leopold Gate is an early Baroque gate in Prague's Vyšehrad. Located in the street in the fortress, it is part of the Vyšehrad Citadel. The gate was built between 1653 and 1672, the exact year of the opening and completion of the construction is unknown. It was probably created according to the architectural design Carlo Lurag, whose drawing of the building has been preserved. The Leopold Gate consists of entry into the inner Vyšehrad fortress. Although it was part of the fortification system by architect Giuseppe Priami, it never served a military purpose. It has been used only since the mid -19th century, when a road between the new town and Pankráčí was built through Vyšehrad.

Wikipedia: Leopoldova brána (CS)

120 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 16: Saint Procopius

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The Statue of Saint Procopius is installed in a niche of the wall of the homestead K rotundě 16/3 at Vyšehrad, Prague, Czech Republic.

Wikipedia: Statue of Saint Procopius (Vyšehrad) (EN)

82 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 17: Monument to Provost M. Karlach

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Monument to Provost M. Karlach Stanislav Jelen / CC BY-SA 3.0

Vyšehrad is a historic fort in Prague, Czech Republic, just over 3 km southeast of Prague Castle, on the east bank of the Vltava River. It was probably built in the 10th century. Inside the fort are the Basilica of St. Peter and St. Paul and the Vyšehrad Cemetery, containing the remains of many famous Czechs, such as Antonín Dvořák, Bedřich Smetana, Karel Čapek, and Alphonse Mucha. It also contains Prague's oldest Rotunda of St. Martin, from the 11th century.

Wikipedia: Statue of Mikuláš Karlach (EN)

126 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 18: The Devil's Pillar

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The Devil's Pillar

Devil's Column is a formation of three stone columns, located in Vyšehrad, Prague, Czech Republic.

Wikipedia: Devil's Column (EN)

124 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 19: Saint Peter and Saint Paul

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The Basilica of St. Peter and St. Paul is a neo-Gothic church in Vyšehrad fortress in Prague, Czech Republic.

Wikipedia: Basilica of St. Peter and St. Paul, Prague (EN), Heritage Website

1932 meters / 23 minutes

Sight 20: Historic Centre of Prague

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Historic Centre of PragueMoyan Brenn from Italy / CC BY 2.0

Prague is the capital and largest city of the Czech Republic and the historical capital of Bohemia. On the Vltava river, Prague is home to about 1.3 million people. The city has a temperate oceanic climate, with relatively warm summers and chilly winters.

Wikipedia: Prague (EN)


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