Articles Tagged ‘park’

Not in London for the Royal Wedding?

Not in London for the Royal Wedding? April 25, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
Well not everyone can be in London for Will and Kate’s big day, and there are probably a lot of Londoners who wish they could be elsewhere. So if your invitation got lost in the mail, or you just wish to avoid the hoopla, try Prague for a different kind of royal visit. Royal stop number 1: Prague Castle....

Art Out & About: Kampa Babies

Art Out & About: Kampa Babies October 13, 2010 | Things to Do | Read More
Kampa Island is a fabulous retreat from busy Prague. Located on the Malá Strana side of the Vltava River; access is best gained through crossing Legií Most (the bridge across the street from the National Theatre) and walking down Malostranské nábřeží. It can also be reached if you cross Charles...

National Memorial on Vitkov Hill

National Memorial on Vitkov Hill September 17, 2010 | Things to Do, What's New | Read More
This memorial has honored a number of different groups – not all compatible with another. It was originally built in 1938 to honor the Czechoslovak legionnaires. It was enlarged after World War II to commemorate the Nazi resistance. After 1948, when the Communist party took over, it was used to promote...

Prague in Pictures: National Memorial on Vítkov Hill

Prague in Pictures: National Memorial on Vítkov Hill September 15, 2010 | Things to Do | Read More
Head out to Prague 3 and climb Vítkov Hill for a look at what’s supposedly the largest equestrian statue in the world. The warrior sitting on top is our own Hussite leader Jan Žižka, for whom the Prague 3 neighborhood of Žižkov is named. Weighing in at nearly 17 tons, and standing nine meters...

Průhonice Park

Průhonice Park August 30, 2010 | Things to Do | Read More
If you are a nature lover who has some extra time in Prague, make your way to Průhonice Park. Dating back to 1885, it’s a beautiful place for reflection, fresh air and a great walk. Count Arnošt Emanuel Silva-Tarouca basically dedicated his life to this park, creating a wild but landscaped feel that...

Prague in Pictures: Průhonice Park

Prague in Pictures: Průhonice Park August 27, 2010 | Things to Do | Read More
The beautiful Průhonice Park is a bit outside of Prague, but an easy afternoon escape. Learn more about this lovely area later this week! Photo by Jacy Meyer

Prague Piknikin’

Prague Piknikin’ August 25, 2010 | Things to Do | Read More
Picnics are best held in parks, but if you are smack dab in the city center and just have to sit on some grass, Prague’s Nová Scena Theater has come through for you. A 430 square meter platform of grass has been created in the square between the Nová Scena Theater and the National Theater, until...

Prague’s multi-functional multi-national park!

Prague’s multi-functional multi-national park! June 17, 2010 | Events, Things to Do | Read More
Yesterday, we wrote about some great places to grab a beer in Prague. The week before, we told you where to go to watch the World Cup in Prague. Riegovy sady is a decent park; but what makes it extra special is the huge beer garden at the top of the hill; attracting people from all over the city –...