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Ranked #31 of 292 attractions in Prague
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Nature and Parks

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 Exposition in 1891, and it has... more »

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Ranked #32 of 292 attractions in Prague
Category: Observation Decks/ Towers; Landmarks
Owner description: The lookout tower was built for the General Land Centennial Exhibition in 1891 by the initiative of the founders of Czech... more » Owner description: The lookout tower was built for the General Land Centennial Exhibition in 1891 by the initiative of the founders of Czech Tourist Club: Dr. Vilem Kurz and architect Vratislav Pasovsky. Having been inspired by the Paris lookout tower designed by engineer Eiffel, Petrin Hill which is 318 m high was chosen for the structure. The construction began on March 16, 1891, according to the initial design of architect Vratislav Pasovsky further elaborated by engineers Frantisek Prasil and Julius Soucek from Czech and Moravia Machine Works (Ceskomoravska strojirna). The opening ceremony took place on August 20 of the same year. The foundations were laid 11 meters underground to hold the 63.5-metre tall steel construction that weighed 175 tons. An octagonal tube is the core of the structure with the lift surrounded by two spiral staircases with 299 stairs - one for each direction. The entire structure includes bracing elements in the shape of Saint Andrew's crosses. The tower has two lookout landings; the upper one is 55 metres high. The ground floor and basement are situated in a neo-Renaissance building. At the beginning of July 1938, the top of the tower was damaged by fire, probably caused by a short circuit in the lift cage. The observation tower was a TV transmission tower between 1953 and 1992. Today, it is only used as a lookout tower. « less
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Ranked #33 of 292 attractions in Prague
Category: Castles; Landmarks
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Ranked #34 of 292 attractions in Prague
Category: Architectural Buildings; Historic Sites; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Lookouts; Landmarks
Owner description: On the Old Town side of Charles Bridge, this Gothic tower built in 1373 is flanked by sculptures of St Vitus and Charles IV.... more » Owner description: On the Old Town side of Charles Bridge, this Gothic tower built in 1373 is flanked by sculptures of St Vitus and Charles IV. Open to the public,it offers excellent views of the Old Town and the Vltava River to visitors who climb the narrow staircase. The tower once displayed the heads of twelve Protestant leaders executed in 1621, and was also the site of the final conflict of the Thirty Years War (1618-1648). « less
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Ranked #35 of 292 attractions in Prague
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Museums
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Ranked #36 of 292 attractions in Prague
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Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #37 of 292 attractions in Prague
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #38 of 292 attractions in Prague
Category: Water Parks; Amusement Parks
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Ranked #39 of 292 attractions in Prague
Category: Nature and Parks
Owner description: Facing the center of Prague, this large urban park is a popular spot for hiking, skateboarding, picnics and other outdoor... more » Owner description: Facing the center of Prague, this large urban park is a popular spot for hiking, skateboarding, picnics and other outdoor activities. « less
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Ranked #40 of 292 attractions in Prague
Category: Monuments/ Statues; Landmarks
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Ranked #41 of 292 attractions in Prague
Category: Churches/ Cathedrals; Landmarks
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Ranked #42 of 292 attractions in Prague
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #43 of 292 attractions in Prague
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Museums
Owner description: Museum is depicting in very vivid form entire history of cooking and food preparation from early days of human kind, through... more » Owner description: Museum is depicting in very vivid form entire history of cooking and food preparation from early days of human kind, through stone age, medieval smoke kitchen, renaissance palace kitchen, first coal, gas and electrical stove, origin and forms of beer brewing, story of distillates, wine regions in CR and list of famous chefs in history of culinary arts. « less
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Ranked #44 of 292 attractions in Prague
Category: Neighborhoods; Other
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Ranked #45 of 292 attractions in Prague
Category: Religious Sites; Monuments/ Statues; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #46 of 292 attractions in Prague
Category: Gardens; Nature and Parks

A great location for people who like flowers and plants. Located very close to the Prague Zoo, it should not be missed especially during summer. In case you visit the zoo first... more »

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Ranked #47 of 292 attractions in Prague
Category: Casinos
Owner description: King's Casino Prague offers traditional casino games such as: American Roulette, Black Jack, Poker and Cash game of different... more » Owner description: King's Casino Prague offers traditional casino games such as: American Roulette, Black Jack, Poker and Cash game of different limits. We provide comfortable leather seats, free parking for players and refreshments. Nice and friendly atmosphere. Come and enjoy fun night with us. « less
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Ranked #48 of 292 attractions in Prague
Category: Churches/ Cathedrals; Landmarks
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Ranked #49 of 292 attractions in Prague
Category: Museums
Owner description: Interested in Czech beer? How is the beer made? Have you ever drunk a beer with Svejk? Than you have to visit Beer Museum!... more » Owner description: Interested in Czech beer? How is the beer made? Have you ever drunk a beer with Svejk? Than you have to visit Beer Museum! Over 400 sq.m. of beer experience. « less
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Ranked #50 of 292 attractions in Prague
Category: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields; Landmarks
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Ranked #51 of 292 attractions in Prague
Category: Art Galleries
Gallery specialising in design Czech crystal of premium quality. All hand-blown.
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Ranked #52 of 292 attractions in Prague
Category: Gardens; Nature and Parks
Owner description: An architectonically unique complex of precisely designed flower beds and large staircases that are decorated with statues of... more » Owner description: An architectonically unique complex of precisely designed flower beds and large staircases that are decorated with statues of ancient Roman gods and goddesses.  « less
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Ranked #53 of 292 attractions in Prague
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #54 of 292 attractions in Prague
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #55 of 292 attractions in Prague
Category: Libraries; History Museums

Whilst the Strahov monastary is a marvellous place to visit, with its massive library  of ancient texts and volumes (used for filming scenes in film The League of Extraordinary... more »

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Ranked #56 of 292 attractions in Prague
Category: Military Museums; Museums
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Ranked #57 of 292 attractions in Prague
Category: Museums
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Ranked #58 of 292 attractions in Prague
Category: Historic Sites; Neighborhoods
This historic pre-war Jewish neighborhood now stands as a silent memorial to its people.
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Ranked #59 of 292 attractions in Prague
Category: Historic Sites; Art Museums; Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Ranked #60 of 292 attractions in Prague
Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks
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