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Petrin Hill – Kinský Garden – recommended trip

The newly reconstructed Kinský Garden offers beautiful experience. The garden contains many maintained tracks and paths. In this article you will explore a track with plenty of interesting attractions and sights. For instance: the funicular, sandstone rocks, pools, waterfalls, down-running stairs and also a playground.

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Seminary Garden – Petrin Hill in Prague

The Seminary Garden(czech: Seminářská zahrada) which is from one side defined by a funicular and from the other side by a dwarf wall of the Lobkowitz and Schönborn gardens offers beautiful views of the Lesser Town and Old Town. The garden is a former vineyard and orchard and used to be closed to the public. Nowadays is is entirely opened and calls for gorgeous walks » More »

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Strahov Monastery in Prague – description

Our today´s target will be the Strahov Monastery which is to be found in the neighbourhood of the Prague Castle. Here beautiful architectural elements combine with historical treasures represented by precious paintings and books. Let´s visit the oldest Premonstratensian Monastery in Bohemia. » More »

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Hospital of the Sisters of Mercy of St. Borromeo in Petrin Hill

Hospital of the Sisters of Mercy of St. Borromeo (former Hospital „Underneath Petřín“) is situated in the lower part of Petřín and below the Strahov Garden. The hospital is administrated by the Congregation of the Sisters of Mercy of St. Borromeo. In the article we will introduce the history of the hospital and one of the significant regular communities to you. » More »

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Štefánik´s Observatory in Petrin Hill

Štefánik´s Observatory situated at Petřín in Prague is opened to the public for day and night sky observations and explains the knowledge of astronomy to its visitors. » More »

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Kinský Garden in Petrin Hill

You can find plenty of places suitable for pleasant walks underneath Petřín Hill. Kinský Garden offers not just beautiful nature but especially many buildings and objects which make the garden just perfect. The zig-zag paths will take you to the sandstone rocks, pools, waterfalls, shifting staircase, Orthodox church, playground and other beauties of nature. » More »

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Kinský Summer Palace – pearl of the Kinský Garden

Kinský Summer Palace. Former summer residence of a princely dynasty located in the beautiful Kinský Garden underneath Petřín in Prague. Ancient elements provide the construction with touch of nobleness and representativity. Musaion is nowadays visited especially due to the ethnic expositions of the National Museum. The emphasis on folk customs and traditions is replenished also with folk concerts in the museum. » More »

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The Rose Garden in Petrin Hill

The Rose Garden is one of the most visited places of Petřín. It is a unique place with twelve thousands of roses of all species, shapes and colours. It ranks among the most suitable places for relaxation. » More »

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Strahov Stadium in Petrin Hill

Strahov Stadium (Czech: Strahovský stadion) ranks among the world´s largest stadiums. We will learn about the  history of this place which is currently popular with the sports and music fans. » More »

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History of Petrin Hill in Prague

One of the most popular tourist targets of Prague is a hill in the very centre called Petřín. It is an important hill offering not just the view of the whole city but it is also located close to the Prague Castle. Petřín is full of attractions and sights. Today we will focus only on its history. » More »


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