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Prague in a nutshell Day III

3 days in Prague – a look into history through important monuments and the atmosphere of the city
Rating: 4 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Difficulty: Easy
Length: 4.1 miles
Duration: Full day

Overview:  Are you planning to come to Prague and have exactly one, two or three days to get to know the Czech capital? Are you not sure what you... more »

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Points of Interest

A large complex of monastery buildings belonging to the religious order of Premonstratensians was established by prince Vladislav II and Olomouc bishop Jindřich Zdík in 1140. The monastery acquired its current form during early Gothic and especially Baroque reconstructions. Places of interest in the monastery include the Convent (Cloister,... More

2. Martinic Palace and its surroundings

The tour will tell you more about this exceptionally well-preserved monument of Renaissance architecture, its original sgraffiti decoration, late Renaissance painted ceilings and frescos. In the palace, there is a museum of musical machines, a unique collection of orchestrions, barrel organs, gramophones, musical boxes and other rare items from... More

3. St Nicholas Cathedral in Lesser Quarter

The cathedral, whose robust dome and slim tower form an indispensable part of the Prague panorama, is one of Europe’s foremost Baroque buildings. It was built in the first half of the eighteenth century and was designed by architects Christoph and Kilian Ignaz Dientzenhofer with the contribution of many other outstanding Baroque artists.

The Troja Castle is one of the most significant Baroque castles of the seventeenth century. The Count of Sternberg invited excellent European artists to build and decorate the castle. The main hall is connected to the garden with a monumental staircase with statues of antique gods fighting the Titans. The castle is surrounded by a large French... More