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Petrin Hill

Ujezd St, Prague, Czech Republic (Praha 1)
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As featured in Prague for young kids
Ranked #29 of 303 attractions in Prague
Type: Parks
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Traveler Description: From many parts of Prague, you can see this small version of the Eiffel Tower silhouetted against the horizon. The tower was built for the Prague... more »
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Scottsville, Virginia
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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

We visited Petrin Hill and purchased the tickets for the Observation Tower. This is a great place to get away from the crowds and get a magnificent view of Prague. You have two options of getting to the Observation Tower, either by walking or taking the Funicular located at the base of Petrin Hill. If you have a public transportation... More

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

A ride up the funicular, a mini Eiffel Tower, Mirror Maze and Astronomical Observatory. Spent 3/4 hours here, nice gardens too, great views of the city wasn't too crowded in the morning [around 9.00] when we were there. Suspect later on would be pretty busy.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

I really enjoyed the place! They even have some nice souvenirs over there. If you are looking for a long walk you should explore the park also! They have two places to take pictures, the bigger place it's the first one.

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Groningen, The Netherlands
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42 reviews 42 reviews
23 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

start at the hunger wall when you want to go to the petrin hill. I would recommend to walk up from here to the wooden church. From the wooden church you can walk by de stone wall and walk further up to the rose garden and from there the petrin tower. here you can have a wonderful view over Prague.... More

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Haifa, Israel
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

It's a hill in the city center, but o the other side of the river, so the view to the city is breathtaking. it's big and quiet, there are silent corners to "hide" in. It's very beautiful and well maintained. There is The Petřín tower, which was built just after the Eiffel tower and is a small copy of it... More

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Oakham, Rutland
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We walked all around this park, and also travelled on the little railway. Great photo opportunities and there are a couple of places to stop and have a drink

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

I enjoyed my time at Petrin Hill last month. Taking the funicular up from the Little Quarter, I walked around a lovely terrace area and hillside park. I then took the funicular up to the top of Petrin Hill and I then headed out to the "mini Eiffel Tower," where after you climb up the steps to the top observation... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We visited Prague in a very very hot september so we were well in need of a nice shade provided by a park, preferably. Petrin Hill provides both comfortable shade and sunny hillside, so it's your call whether you'd rather sit on the sunny part and watch Prague bustle go on (good view of Lesser Side, New Town etc.), listen... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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52 reviews 52 reviews
33 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

A ride up the funicular (covered by the 24-hr transport card) and a slow walk from the top of the hill down. We visited early in the morning and the attractions are yet to be opened. Nevertheless, the cool weather is great (in Singapore, it is really hot) and the quiet walk down was really romantic. The view of the... More

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Peachtree City, Georgia
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

We loved hiking up this early one morning. It gives you a great workout, and a beautiful view! We also rewarded ourselves with a delicious cheese and meat plate from the restaurant on the hill afterwords.

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