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An oasis of calm

In contrast to crowded Prague castle, the Sternberg Palace is an oasis of calm, as it doesn't... read more

Reviewed June 10, 2019
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
True ‘classic’ museum of Prague. Great cafe

Sternberg Palace is a very traditional art museum displaying a myriad of european art from roughly... read more

Reviewed February 15, 2019
Arnhem, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Sternberg Palace suffers from a problem you don't often see - it's not really clear which building you are talking about. I thought it was part of the National Gallery (more about that in a minute) others think it's the palace, which may be...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed June 16, 2019 via mobile

A hidden gem of a small palace just outside the Prague palace opposite the national gallery. A treasury of the grand old masters paintings superb collection only problem is no lifts you have to climb up two flights of stairs.ask for the senior citizen discount.well...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 10, 2019

In contrast to crowded Prague castle, the Sternberg Palace is an oasis of calm, as it doesn't feature on the tour guide circuit. In fact, you may have difficulty in finding it as it doesn't even feature on some tourist maps - yet it's just...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed April 22, 2019 via mobile

Sternberg Palace is one of the most beautiful buildings in the magnificent Prague Castle complex. Sternberg Palace ( Sternbesky Palac ) is a wonderful museum that houses a fine collection of paintings from the masters,I've no real interest in that side of the arts but...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed February 15, 2019 via mobile

Sternberg Palace is a very traditional art museum displaying a myriad of european art from roughly the fifteenth to nineteenth century (with a small room of some classical antiquities thrown in for the sake of completion). At first, it might seem stale and too traditional,...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed November 19, 2018

If (and only if) you are interested in European art from the xv th to the xix th centuries, I recommend this visit. The collection is impressive, the palace is magnificent, and it is really quiet, you can stroll through the galleries at your own...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed September 15, 2018 via mobile

Spent a lovely morning at this palace / National Museum. It is beautifully laid out, pieces are well displayed and the walls are not cluttered. It is home to ancient Greek & Roman works, Renaissance and 19th-century paintings. Includes an El Greco and a great...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 20, 2018

The Bronzino is superb, what fantastic colours. I enjoyed looking at these pictures for a a short while before I made the terrible mistake of pointing. If there are rules about how close one may stand without being shouted at, he fact that pointing is...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Stanismouse
Reviewed July 5, 2018

an incredible collection of European artists. Not much traffic at this museum with a lot of high quality work so you might want to enjoy a Rembrandt all by yourself and really get the vibe he was painting in. The entrance to the museum is...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 13, 2018

There are a couple secondary paintings here, and most of the rest have little beyond their age to recommend them, being of tertiary or lower quality,.The entrance is a little hard to find, down a tiny road that looks all the world to be a...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Your experience in Prague will never be complete if
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from the west to the north, provide spectacular views
of greenish copper cupolas, narrow cobblestone
streets, bridges connecting both river banks and green
gardens from red-roof tops of centuries-old houses.
Prague pulls you into its 1300 year old history.
Walking up the hill or stairs to Prague Castle, the
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April 27, 2017|
Response from Kwansaii |
I visited yesterday and from memory I wouldn't declare that it's friendly for physically impaired people. With your mentioning use of cane to get around though, I'll risk it to mention that it is possible to take your time... More