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Prague Full-Day City Walking Tour and Petrin Tower
"Start your hiking day tour from Wenceslas Square in Prague's New Town. After a brief introduction to Prague’s history your guide will walk you down the square and into the small alleys and back streets of Prague that only the locals know about. You’ll hear about the history of New Town and Old Town while seeing the most amazing sights in these areas such as Old Town Square with its Astronomical Clock Tyn Church Jewish Quarter and many more. Next you will cross Cechuv Bridge to climb up to Letna Park a popular hangout place among the locals. Make sure your camera is fully charged to capture the amazing views from the top of this viewing point over Prague. After a short walk through the Royal Gardens
From EUR45.00
1-Hour Panoramic Bus Tour of Prague
"Your tour will start and end in the city center at the Old Town Square. Enjoy commentary of the locations provided via headphones where you can choose from 26 languages. The route of a 1-hour ride covers all the ancient parts of Prague with exception of Prague Castle. The ride takes you through the Old Town the New Town and the Lesser Town. You will see all of Prague's most famous locations such as the Old Town Square Spanish Synagogue St. Agnes Monastery Republic Square
From EUR12.00
Private Tour: Prague City Segway Tour
"Meet your private guide at a time that suits you best – morning afternoon or evening – and start with an orientation session to get familiar with your two-wheeled electric self-balancing Segway. Once you feel at ease you’ll weave through the streets of Prague on one of the following routes: 2-Hour Morning or Afternoon Tour:Glide along the atmospheric back alleys of Prague’s medieval streets in the Old Town and pass Charles Bridge – the romantic-looking bridge that links the Old Town to the neighborhood of Mala Strana. After stopping to take photos and listening to tales about this historical area set off for your next stop.See the Rudolfinum
From EUR65.00

Petrin Tower Tips (60)

Excellent Views of Prague

If you, like me, like seeing a place from up high, then this is your place.Head to Petrin Hill and take the Funicular, or walk if you wish (!) up the hill to the observation tower.This tower resembles...
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Mar 28, 2009

observation tower

the observation tower was built in 1891 as part of the 1891 jubilee exhibition. the observation tower was fashioned after the eiffel tower in paris. the tower is 200 ft high and you must take 299...
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Jun 26, 2008

Lookout tower on Petrin Hill

A small copy of Eiffel Tower, Petrin lookout tower was built in 1891 for the Jubilee Exhibition in Prague. The height of the tower is 60 m, which doesn't sound very high, but when you add the altitude...
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Jul 22, 2007

Petrin Tower

Climb this tower, a replica of the Eiffel Tower for the best views available across the city.It costs 60 Kc to climb up the many, many stairs but its worth it. There is a small cafe for refreshments...
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Jul 17, 2007

Lanovka - funicular to Petrin

The funicular is so cheap it definitely beats walking up to the top! Somethin like KC12.Petrin is a lovely green hill & a breath of fresh air after all the tourists in town.At the top of Petrin...
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Apr 23, 2007

Petrin Tower

The Petrin tower was built for the World Exposition a couple of years after the Eiffel tower in Paris. It is of course a lot smaller, but aided by the considerable height of the Petrin hill, it gives...
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Dec 19, 2006

A view from above

This is a great place to take some pictures of the city and Prague Castle. It is located high above the city on the Petrin Hill. It is an imitation of the Eiffel Tower and is only a 1/4 of the hight...
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Aug 15, 2006

And I thought the Eiffel Tower was in Paris....

Surprising to say this is actually the fourth Eiffel Tower I've seen - actually better make that three replicas and the original. Located on top of Petrin Hill, the official name for this familiar...
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Jul 28, 2006

View from Petrin Hill Observation Tower

Compare the view of Prague here with that of Letna Park. I know which one I prefer, not that this is a bad view, and to be fair, there are several more views than this one as you get a full 360 degree...
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May 27, 2006

Petrin Hill’s Observation Tower

If you think this Observation Tower looks like the Eiffel Tower in Paris, that is because it is a loose copy of it. It was built in 1891 for a Jubilee Exhibition. It is much smaller than the Eiffel...
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May 27, 2006

Petrin Tower in February 2006

If the weater is nice and clear, I alway try to go thru the Petrin Park and ut in the Tower. Great view of the town. I like to start the walk at Strahov monstery, walk up along the Hunger wall. After...
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Mar 11, 2006

Petrin Tower

At the top of the Petrin Hill you'll find the 60 metres high Petrin Tower. It was built as a small copy of the French Eiffel Tower for the Jubilee Exhibitions in Prague in the year 1891. The altitude...
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Feb 05, 2006
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Things to Do Near Petrin Tower

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Kgb Museum

For the first time in the world the things which belonged to the first persons of the Soviet state, the heads of the Cheka-NKVD-GPU-OGPU-MGB-KGB, the senior functionaries of the soviet state security,...
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Strahov Monastery

The main entrance to Strahov Monastery is through quite a nice Baroque gate, with statues atop, one of St. Norbert, the founder of the Premonstratensian order. The statue was made in 1742. I don't...
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Old Royal Palace

The Old Royal Palace sits at the heart of the Prague Castle area. The first palace, built for the kings of Bohemia in the early 11th century, was a relatively modest wooden structure that burned to...
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MIniatur Museum

In case it´s your first visit to Prague you`ll probably focus more on it´s wonderful architecture and churches and miss this quirky small museum - however, I totally enjoyed my visit there :). The...
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Nerudova Street

These were not only in Washingtonova street but in surrounding areas. This is the historal centre of Prague, so I guess the doors were quite old. No plain entrance door's like we have today, only...
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Spend one day when the sun shines down walking up the park to Strahov. On the top of the hill is small local brewery where you can refresh in czech way. The best time is spring and summer when flowers...
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Getting to Petrin Tower


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