Prague Off The Beaten Path

  • Franz Kafka statue in the Jewish Quarter
    Franz Kafka statue in the Jewish Quarter
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  • Zoubek's Monument to the victims of Communism
    Zoubek's Monument to the victims of...
    by Jefie
  • Prague's Hunger Wall
    Prague's Hunger Wall
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Most Viewed Off The Beaten Path in Prague

  • 1. Petrin

    Rest well my friend in this most beautiful and peaceful part of Praha. Your rest is surely well deserved. Your and your parents generations of Slavic people endured many hardships and abuses at the...

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  • 2. Vysehrad

    Full of fascinating memorials to the famous (Smetana, Mucha, Dvorak) and the not-so-famous and the almost-entirely-unknown (and many monks and nuns too), this is a fascinating place. The memorial art...

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  • 3. Lennon Wall

    This wall has been filled with John Lennon-inspired graffiti and pieces of lyrics from Beatles songs since the 1980s. It's still a symbol of ideals such as love and peace. It's located at...

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  • 4. Karlstejn

    This medieval castle was built in 1348 - 1368 by the King of Bohemia and Holy Roman Emperor, Charles IV, as a place for safekeeping the coronation jewels. The heart of the castle is the Chapel of the...

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  • 5. Kutna Hora

    There are plenty of places to visit close to Prague. One of the most popular of all daytrips is the trip to Kutna Hora. Kutna Hora, about an hour by train from Prague, was once one of the wealthiest...

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  • 6. Cesky Krumlov

    cesky krumlov is a very worth while side trip when in prague. by train you go to ceske budejovice then connect to cesky krumlov. the trip takes about 3 1/2 hours. you can easily see cesky krumlov in...

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  • 7. Jewish Cemetery

    Old Jewish Cemetery was in use from the early 15th century until 1787, but some historic sources says it might be over 1000 years old. The oldest preserved tombstone, the one of Rabbi and poet Avigdor...

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  • 8. Old-Town Hall & Astronomical Clock

    Every single tourist in visit of Prague see Old Town Hall and Astronomical Clock, most of them see every-hour-"play" (Procession of Apostles, Death ringing the bell…) and quite a lot enjoy a view of...

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  • 9. Josefov - Kostel svetoho Ducha

    Kostel sv. Ducha (Church of the Holy Spirit) is situated at the border of the Old Town and Josefov, right next to the Spanish Synagogue. It was originally...

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  • 10. Narodni trida

    Narodni trida is one of the important avenues in Prague, placed on the boundary of NewTown and Old Town. It is connecting Most legii (the Legion Bridge) with...

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  • 11. Memorial to the victims of the regime

    The monument to the victims of Communism is located in Mala Strana Ujezd. The monument was unveiled in 2002 and made by sculptor Olbram Zoubek and architects...

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  • 12. Josefov - Parizska ulice

    Parizska ulice is the heart of Josefov and its main street. The street looks very representative, filed with beautiful buildings and prestigious rooftops....

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  • 13. Josefov - Jewish Town Hall + Vysoka synagoga

    Židovska radnice (Jewish Town Hall) was constructed adjacent to the Old-New Synagogue, on the corner of Maiselova and Červena ulice. The building was...

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  • 14. Josefov - Maiselova synagoga

    Maiselova synagoga (Maisel Synagogue), designed by Josef Wahl and Juda Goldsmied in late Renaissance style, was built in 1590-1592 as a private chapel for the...

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  • 15. Josefov - Pinkasova synagoga

    Pinkasova synagoga (Pinkas Synagogue) was founded in 1535 as a private chapel of Pinkas-Horowitz family, one of the richest members of Jewish community of...

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  • 16. Josefov - Španelska synogaga

    Španelska synagoga (Spanish Synagogue) is a Moorish revival synagogue built in 1868 to the design of Vojtech Ignatz Ullmann. The synagogue was built on the site...

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  • 17. Josefov - Staronova synagoga

    Staronova synagoga (Old-New Synagogue), dating back to the 13th century, is the oldest synagogue in the Central Europe. It is also the oldest surviving medieval...

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  • 18. Josefov - Monument to Kafka

    Franz Kafka (1883-1924) was a German-language writer of novels and short stories, regarded as one of the most influential authors of the 20th century.The...

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  • 19. Josefov - Jewish quarter

    Even in Prague can be noticed that Jews had a special status throughout the history of their life in Europe. I shall not mention the name but I was in a city...

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  • 20. The Strahov Monastery.

    This monastery was built in 1182 on the place of an older construction from 1140.Through the centuries it has been destroyed by fire, bombarded and ransacked by...

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  • 21. The Unconventional Art of David Černý

    David Černý is a well known sculptor in the Czech Republic. His artwork is displayed throughout Prague. I did not find all of it but found some of it. The...

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  • 22. Hrad Ceský Šternberk

    This castle is located about 30 minutes south of Prague on Highway E65 E50. You can't park at the castle itself. You will park down below. There are a couple...

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  • 23. Royal Garden - The fountain

    This fountain situated in front of the Belvedere Palace in the center of an Italian garden in The Royal Garden. It was made in 1568 by metal founder Jaros, who...

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  • 24. Royal Garden - Belvedere Palace

    Belvedere is also known as the Queen Anne's Residence or Royal Summer Residence. It was build between 1535 and 1563 and is often described as the most beautiful...

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  • 25. Royal Garden - Ball Game Hall

    The Ball Game Hall was built in The Royal Garden in 1569 for the successor of Ferdinand I, Emperor Maximilian II. It is decorated with beautiful...

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