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Parks & nature in New Town, Prague

“Dancing House (Tančící dům) is set in a fine location by the Vltava River in Prague. Its design is unique, and especially striking in the city centre because it is a modern building surrounded by historic architecture. Dancing House was constructed between 1992-1996. It has daring, curvy outlines, which led its architects Vlado Milunc and the American Frank Owen Gehry to initially name it the "Fred and Ginger Building", after the legendary dance duo. The top floor of Dancing House is the only part of the building open to the public, and is home to one of the city's leading restaurants.”
217 locals recommend
“One of the two most beautiful parks in Vinohrady with panoramic views of the historic city center and pleasant garden restaurants.”
289 locals recommend
“You can feed swans here - so don't forget to buy bred! Also there are a lot of cafes, bars, life music and other attractions :)”
171 locals recommend
Hockey Rink
“This is a beautiful and large park in the city center, there is a good garden café and a beer garden restaurant where you can watch sports matches. It is the best view of Prague Castle from here. Take a tram 22, or 6 to I.P. Pavlova, then walk.”
103 locals recommend
“As mentioned above, Franciscan Garden is a great connector between Jungmannovo and Wenceslas Square, which is a good enough reason to come here. The garden is not very large and it is mainly designed for relaxation. You can sit on one of its many benches, eat ice cream that you bought in the adjoining Pasáž Světozor and watch people. There is also a small children's playground with a sand box and swings. ”
75 locals recommend
“Charles Bridge (Karlův most) is a 14th century stone bridge linking the two sides of Prague. This magnificent structure, one of the city's finest attractions, is the main pedestrian route connecting the Old Town with the Lesser Town / Prague Castle. ”
22 locals recommend
“The 2nd most popular place to visit in Prague...the bridge is one of the classic images of Prague and you simply have to visit! Its only a 10 minute walk approx and offers stunning views of the river and the Prague Castle above.”
33 locals recommend
“The park on Karlovo namesti is a nice spot to sit down for a while on your way to the Apt., it's only a minute-walk away!”
17 locals recommend
“Náplavka is a place of farmer´s markets or a meeting place popular by young people. From there you cand take a cruise ride on Vltava river, some boats goes to Troja (castle and zoo) or the other direction. Boat cruises are from April to October. There are party boats with DJ´s, boats with restaurants, or guide tour cruises. Some boats are departing from Čechův most and other places on the river bank too.”
25 locals recommend
“The main square of Vinohrady district and one of the most favorite places in between local :) very calm and just perfect for the rest after crowded city center :) there are a lot of good local restaurants around”
26 locals recommend
History Museum
“The oldest part of the complex, consisting of Gothic towers, a bay chapel, and rich symbolic decor, dates from the 2-nd half of the 14-th century. Every hour between 9:00 and 23:00, twelve apostles appear on the famous 15-th century Astronomical Clock, below the clock is a calendar featuring the signs of the zodiac.”
30 locals recommend
Botanical Garden
“Wonderful Botanic garden in the center that you will forget you re in a city! Great experience.”
24 locals recommend
“A nice stroll next to the river where you can find many boat-bars to enjoy a drink.”
12 locals recommend
“One of the Prague's islands - here you can rent a boat or a peddle boat and have a beautiful ride on Vltava river.”
20 locals recommend
“In the past, a farmhouse and a vineyard were preserved in the place of the park, after which the slope with stone walls was preserved. The vineyards were here until the beginning of the 20th century. The impact of the park dates back to the 70s of the 20th century, when the construction of the construction site disappeared after the completion of the Nuselský Bridge and the park had fountains and modern sculptures. The present shape of the flat part is the result of extensive reconstruction of the park, which created a new playground, a mansion with a refreshment and a sports complex. Possibility of free running of dogs. In addition to common trees such as maple trees, ash trees can be found”
10 locals recommend