Parks and Gardens

tower park in prague with umbrellas and chairs on grass

Prague Tower Park

Prague Tower Park Recreation Area On the Prague TV Tower post I mentioned this place because although Prague Tower Park would not normally be on your list of places to visit, you will appreciate combining the TV Tower and Tower Park. When I worked at the TV Tower in 1996/7 this was a public park … Read More

prague tv tower viewed from jiriho z podebrad

Prague Towers – Prague TV Tower

Prague Towers – The Prague TV Tower The Prague TV Tower is pretty much the only reason why tourists would come to this area of the city apart from people on beer tours which are also popular around here. There are two parts to your visit i.e. the TV Tower and the adjacent Tower Park … Read More

Prague Franciscan Garden

Prague Franciscan Garden The Franciscan Garden and the Church of Our Lady of Snows can be visited together if you like. Although most people from the area will go mostly to the garden for a takeaway lunch or ice-cream during a work break. What’s the History? You have to go back to 1347, the year … Read More

Wallenstein garden with prague castle in background

Prague Wallenstein Garden and Palace

Wallenstein Garden and Palace The Wallenstein Garden takes it’s name from the adjacent Wallenstein Palace (now the home of the Czech Senate). As one of 4 or 5 families that supported the Catholic Emperor Ferdinand II during the 30 years war, the Wallensteins were gifted this land after the Catholics took control of Prague in … Read More

Prague Certovka Inlet and Water Wheel

Prague Kampa Island

Prague Kampa Island Once the location of some of the poorest housing in the city, it regularly provided the backdrop for many post WW2 Czech films up to the late 1980’s. Now it’s a commercially developed historic area, very attractive, many things to see and do but not many residents live there any more. Kampa … Read More

Prague New Town Hall viewed from Charles Square

Prague New Town Hall

Prague New Town Hall If you are planning a trip to Prague then for sure you are going to be exploring the Old Town but don’t forget that the New Town is also nearly 700 years old as well. Many people associate the New Town with places like Wenceslas Square or the railway station but … Read More

Prague Castle

Enjoy a Walk Around the Prague Castle I cover the Prague Castle public areas on my Prague City Walking Tour where you’ll learn about the individual buildings and gardens with a selection of stories both ancient and modern. Below I describe some of the questions that you need to ask yourself as to how you … Read More