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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
 
Historical Panoramic Bus Tour in 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 2-hour ride covers all the ancient parts of Prague: Old Town New Town Lesser Town and Prague Castle. At the Prague Castle there is a hop-on hop-off break for you to explore the surroundings at your own leisure during a 30-40 minute walk included. See all of Prague's most famous locations such as the Old Town Square Spanish Synagogue St. Agnes Monastery Republic Square
From EUR15.00

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Petrin Tower and Hunger Wall

The Hunger Wall which runs through Petrin Park is one of the largest and most visible structures in the whole of Prague. It was built in the 14th century and formed an integral part of the defences...
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CatherineReichardt
Jun 12, 2013

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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easyoar
May 27, 2006

Views of Prague

"Prague's miniature Eiffel Tower"The tower stands on the top of the Petrin Hill, where it was built in 1891 (in only 53 days) for the Prague exhibition. The tower is 63, 5 m high (well I know that the...
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Zandra
Jul 07, 2004

The best view in Prague

Prague is filled with terraces and towers in churches that offer great views of the city. The absolute best view was from the top of the Petrin Tower. You could really appreciate the size of the city...
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davesut
Apr 02, 2005

Climbing the stairs to the top of Prague

The Petrin Tower in Prague is a MUST!The tower is perched high on a hill in the western section of the city. (The hill is pretty steep, and you can take a tram to the top of it.) I climbed the stairs...
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der_geograf
Dec 30, 2003

Petrin Tower

I can't tell you something new, which hasn't mentioned in other tips. I can just emphasize again: It's probably the best view in town, so you have to go up there! Admission is 50 kr (40kr for...
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Carino
Dec 29, 2003

And even higher!

Well, having been up The Tower at St Vitus, Petrin Hill seemed like a good idea: so it was done and not regretted whatsoever. Get the funicular, that's the easy way! If you have followed my advice (...
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johngayton
Dec 02, 2005

On the way to the top . . .

The design of the Petrin Tower is such that it is possible to take in breathtaking views of Prague while ascending or descending the stairs.It certainly helps take your mind off of the seemingly...
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der_geograf
Dec 30, 2003

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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easyoar
May 27, 2006

Less crowded Eiffel Tower

As I said, Prague reminds me of Paris and oddly enough there is a miniature version of the Eiffel Tower on top Petrin Hill. The tower was constructed out of recycled railway track for the 1891 Prague...
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smschley
Mar 17, 2005

Petrin tower - Eiffel tower lookalike

You can see the Petrin tower from many places in the city as it sits on the top of the Petrin Hill (318m). It was built in 1891 for the Prague Exposition and it is 60 meters high. If you don't mind...
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Travelchili
Nov 03, 2003

Walk from Petrin Tower....

A great way to get to the castle, if you like walking, is to take the Funicular to the Petrin Tower and wend your way down to the Castle from there. It is a really beautiful route through some...
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Maryimelda
Mar 03, 2010
 
 
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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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Petrin

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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