The Narrowest Street of Prague

The Narrowest Street of Prague

The Narrowest Street of Prague
3.5
Points of Interest & Landmarks
Read more
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Monday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Tuesday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Wednesday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Thursday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Friday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Saturday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Sunday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Tours & experiences
Explore different ways to experience this place.

Top ways to experience The Narrowest Street of Prague and nearby attractions

The area
Address
Neighborhood: Malá Strana (Little Quarter)
Malá Strana is one of the oldest and the most beautiful neighborhoods in the city. Nestled underneath Prague Castle it was once a part of the Kings route taken by future kings on their way to coronation - originating in the Old Town, crossing Charles Bridge and leading to Saint Vitus Cathedral. Cobblestone streets are lined with picturesque medieval houses, remarkable palaces, churches, kitsch shops and restaurants. Do not hesitate to turn a corner into any narrow street. You will suddenly find yourself in a calm and charming neighborhood full of hidden gardens, parks with peacocks, fruit trees and ponds. As the neighborhood is a home to Czech Parliament and many ministries, you can also run into well-dressed officials. If you are thirsty or hungry, it is the right place to be. Restaurants offer delicious traditional food and of course, the best Czech beers.
How to get there
  • Lesser • 4 min walk
  • Old Town • 6 min walk
Detailed Reviews: Reviews order informed by descriptiveness of user-identified themes such as cleanliness, atmosphere, general tips and location information.
Popular mentions

3.5
210 reviews
Excellent
39
Very good
72
Average
68
Poor
19
Terrible
12

romanshorner
Munich, Germany1,019 contributions
Mar 2020
This street is so narrow, that only one person fits. Therefore a treffic light regulates in which direction to walk. There is a switch, with which you can demand green. There is nothing special to see, it is just fun. Downside there is a restaurant. As it is a dead end way, you have to go back. As there are stairs, it is not suitable for wheel chairs or strollers. To see it and walk down and back, 5 minutes are enough.
Written February 27, 2021
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

David D
1,018 contributions
Jul 2021
It does exactly what it says on the tin. It is a tiny street with a traffic light for pedestrians. It’s a bit of fun and worth checking if one is passing by. There isn’t really anything to do at the end of the street apart from go to the restaurant or immediately return the way you came.
Written August 3, 2021
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Wenovo
Morris County, NJ2,089 contributions
Oct 2019
I am sure you will be walking in the area, even if you are visiting Prague for a short time. Because It is quite close to the Charles bridge and Certovka.

It is really, really narrow. Just about roomy enough for an average size person to squeeze through. I think that that in itself is funny. But better still are the traffic lights on top and bottom of the "street."

Why traffic lights ? Wait for green - your turn. Only one person at a time , up or down.

The narrow steps down lead to a small restaurant on the river. I have been there once or twice, great photo opportunity of the Charles bridge.
Food, drink and service just OK.
Written September 13, 2020
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Jasmine M
1 contribution
Jun 2022 • Family
Avoid. Went down the tiny street to enjoy a drink along the river. It was lovely to start. However as we received the bill we noticed it was extremely expensive and only after we left we realised they chanrged us for 2 non-alcoholic beers in replacement to 2 Fanta oranges. As we went to pay a waiter come up, demanded we pay tip and when we said it was expensive he told us “we shouldn’t come to Prague city then”. This was extremely rude and he said it whilst walking away so everyone could here. This is very untrue as we have been in Prague for 4 days now dining and drinking in the city leaving tips and have never had a problem until now. It left a damper on the day afterwards and was extremely unnecessary.
Written June 1, 2022
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Jo K
Worcester, UK6,499 contributions
Sep 2022 • Couples
I can only review our experience…. We stumbled across this ‘street’ and restaurant by chance. We didn’t realise the traffic light 🚦 system until down the bottom. While we were there we went to the restaurant and we thought it was fairly good value and service was fine. Toilets clean.
Written September 23, 2022
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Tomi Wickman
Helsinki, Finland2,174 contributions
Feb 2018 • Couples
Hard to find. Search for a coffee shop called Bakeshop and it is next to that. Not much to see but yes it is fun :)
Written February 28, 2018
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Wenovo
Morris County, NJ2,089 contributions
Sep 2017 • Couples
I was approached on the street by a group of tourists from Spain trying to find this street.

As best as I could I directed them to this " much to do about nothing attraction."
It used to be just a narrow passthrough down to the river, when there was no restaurant.
Just few locals walked there, there was surely no need for traffic lights.
Somebody came with this joke like idea to put traffic lights there and it became a tourists attraction.
I was dumbfounded. Spanish tourists were searching for it:)

I walked through a very similar narrow street in Eze, the beautiful town in France. There were no traffic lights there. Yet!

Well, wait for the green light and when you reach the bottom the view of the Charles Bridge makes for a nice photo.

And the whole thing is free.

What will they think of next? :)
Written October 22, 2017
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

NYRickWeber
New York City, NY160 contributions
Sep 2017
There is so much that it is great about Prague and so much that is way too "touristy". I like to come to Europe and get a feel of old Europe. At Prague it is LOADED with tourists. Everywhere you go. It's like being in Times Square, it's insane. Finding this little gem in the middle of all the chaos was nice. Research it, find it, you'll like it.
Written September 27, 2017
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Elena O
Kyiv, Ukraine860 contributions
Sep 2017 • Solo
One of my goals on that day in Malá Strana was to find this narrowest street! I wished to see on my own a pedestrian street so narrow that there were traffic lights installed to regulate who should go first! Funny, very funny place! And to my surprise I didn’t see crowds of people there. Only a few…
Written September 21, 2017
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Loyola C
Auckland, New Zealand883 contributions
Nov 2017 • Couples
Our cab driver told us about Prague’s narrowest street and Lo and behold, it is just below the Charles Bridge on the Mala Strana side. We walked past it a couple of times and a local pointed it out.

The street ( 100 Mala Strana) is between 2 buildings and to facilitate passing through, there are traffic lights and a push button.

It’s a short street with only novelty factor ... so if you miss it, don’t lose any sleep.
Written December 2, 2017
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Showing results 1-10 of 109
Anything missing or inaccurate?
Suggest edits to improve what we show.
Improve this listing

The Narrowest Street of Prague - All You Need to Know BEFORE You Go

Frequently Asked Questions about The Narrowest Street of Prague

The Narrowest Street of Prague is open:
  • Sun - Sat 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Buy tickets in advance on Tripadvisor. If you book with Tripadvisor, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.

We recommend booking The Narrowest Street of Prague tours ahead of time to secure your spot. If you book with Tripadvisor, you can cancel up to 24 hours before your tour starts for a full refund. See all 2 The Narrowest Street of Prague tours on Tripadvisor


Restaurants near The Narrowest Street of Prague: View all restaurants near The Narrowest Street of Prague on Tripadvisor

>