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“Mini Eiffel Tower”
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Petrin Hill
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Reviewed October 7, 2012

Beautiful walk up to the tower. Awesome views. It can be crowded so go early. On the way down, find the monastery restaurant, eat there and have there micro-brewed beer!

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Reviewed October 7, 2012

The park is stunning and such a lovely walk. We then paid to climb up the tower, and although exhausting, it was really fun, so do try to give it a go instead of a lift. Once at the top, you get spectaucular views. We then climbed down again, once all pictures had been taken, we then walked back down the hill, stopping every so often to get a breather. As me and my boyfriend were walking down the hill, a young child couldnt control his bike and drove right into my legs, luckily my boyfriend caught me before i embarrassingly rolled down the hill.

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Reviewed October 5, 2012

We were staying on Kampa Island, and it is a short walk or ride to the tram stop where you can transfer to the funicular. We used our same tram tickets to ride the car to the top of the hill where you will see Petrin Park. I've found that large parks like this are a good place to see local inhabitants at their relaxed best, having fun, holding hands and being themselves. Petrin is no different. The rose gardens still had bloom in them in early October. There was some color in the trees and a brisk breeze told you it was definitely Fall in Prague. We walked over to the Eiffel Tower, which I'm sure would give you an excellent view of the surrounding area. We opted to walk the mirror maze, see the battle diorama, and the hall of mirrors. It was fun watching the kids laughing at their images and really enjoying the moment. We decided to walk the trails down to our hotel on Kampa Island. It was only about a 20 minute walk, and VERY picturesque. I got some great photos of the city and the castle/cathedral from an interesting vantage point. After days of walking the cobblestones of Prague, a trip to Petrin Park, walking the paths and grassy garden areas is a breath of fresh air. Everyone must experience this!

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Reviewed October 1, 2012

It was a big park good for exercising, especially for family with children (biking and picnicking) or couples / friends strolling leisurely + good view of the city but not spectacular. Nice place for a walk if you have the time. There were festivities when we visited, so got food stalls and beer stands plus music playing and certain games for children.

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Reviewed September 28, 2012

Stunning views of the city.

If walking, ensure you have plenty of energy and some comfortable shoes as it's a long walk to the top, but well worth if you can make it!

If you're a little less mobile then take the tram at the bottom of the hill for 32CK.

There are beautiful gardens at the top of the hill, along with an observation tower for even more stunning views.

There's a restaurant on the way up and a cafe right at the top.

Don't miss the communist victims memorial at the bottom of the hill.

It features masculine figures – in different stages of desiccation – coming down a concrete stairwell. Through the middle of these steps, a metallic line counts the number of victims: 170938 driven into exile, 327 shot whilst attempting to escape over the border, 205486 arrested, 4500 who died while in prison and 248 executed - awe inspiring!!!!!

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