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Wallenstein Palace Gardens

Address: Vadstejnske NamEsti 4, Prague 118 00, Czech Republic (Praha 1)
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Ranked #23 of 294 Attractions in Prague
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Architectural Buildings, Castles, Gardens, Nature & Parks, Museums, Sights & Landmarks
Fee: No
Owner description: Located on the grounds of the magnificent Waldstein Palace, this...
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Type: Architectural Buildings, Castles, Gardens, Nature & Parks, Museums, Sights & Landmarks
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Located on the grounds of the magnificent Waldstein Palace, this elegant 17th-century garden is designed in the baroque style with classical bronze statues and gurgling fountains.
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Emsworth, United Kingdom
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73 reviews 73 reviews
36 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

I hope this is the place with a beautiful garden with peacocks, fountains, and displays in front of the palace of what the Nazis and Communists did to the Czech people, not pleasant reading, but necessary to understand proud resilient intelligent, wonderful people.

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New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Thanks to Alena from the Personal Prague Guide we went to the Valdstein palace/gardens. Unfortunately we only had time to wander around the gardens but that was a perfect way to get a break from all the crowds. We were fortunate enough to see a white peacock. We also loved the huge limestone grotto with "hidden" faces, frogs, snakes. We... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Worth a visit if you have time, we saw it on our way back down from Prague Castle. A hidden gem that lies halfway between the castle stairs and the Church of St Nicholas, close to Malostranska Metro and tram stations. Head down the road Letenska, if walking from the river side, walk on the right side of the road... More 

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Denville, New Jersey
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109 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Like to stop by on every visit, this well hidden garden is truly peaceful. Of course the peacocks and the fountain are beautiful, and so is the view of the castle from there. Here you can take beautiful picture without hundreds of people in them with you. It is a very well kept garden, as most of them in Prague... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

It is certainly a challenge to find the entrance to this place, even though it's a stone's throw from the Malostranska Metro stop, but it had to be one of my favorite sites in Prague. Beautiful, tranquil, free, what more can you want? A romantic 20-minute visit with some beautiful scenery and a thought-provoking limestone wall.

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Belgrade, Serbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

I love Prague, but if I have to choose, this would be my favorite place. The pictures we took there are magical, painting like, as if you have entered a fairy tale scenery. Loved every corner of it, and I would go back this second to rest on the benches and enjoy the peace and quiet under the sun.

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Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

The Wallenstein are hiding behind a wall and its one of Prague's most well-known secrets :) Open between 1st of April till the end of October, the gardens are beautiful and special, with peacocks running around. It's usually not so crowded either so you can catch a little rest on one of the benches around and enjoy the green in... More 

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Tokyo, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Prague is a such a beautiful city so it is really hard to compare one place to another but if you are in the area and the Wallenstein Palace Garden is open it is definitely worth checking out. Even better, it is free which felt great after a week in Prague and starting to run low on money. A nice,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

This place is located outside the sight of the main tourist street. Take the A (green line) to metro station Malostranská. Go up all the escalators and at the top turn left. Right when you get outside turn right. There will be a gate and then a little door to the garden. The entrance is a little hard to find... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

A nice place for a respite from the heat, but I always expect to see flowers in gardens, not just shrubs and trees and one shy peacock. A bit disappointing.

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