Holesovice Walking Tour, Prague

Holesovice Walking Tour, Prague
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You can follow this self-guided walking tour to explore the attractions listed below. How it works: download the iOS app "Prague Map and Walks" on iTunes App Store or the Android app "Prague Map and Walks" on Google Play. The app turns your mobile device into a personal tour guide and its built-in GPS navigation functions guide you from one tour stop to next. The app works offline so no data plan is needed when traveling abroad.

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Holešovice is a suburb in the north of Prague situated on a meander of the river Vltava. In the past it was a heavily industrial area, while today it is home to the main site of the Prague's National Gallery, the Veletržní palác, and one of the largest railway stations in Prague, Nádraží Holešovice. Take this tour to enjoy what Holešovice area has to offer.

Holesovice Walking Tour Map

Guide Name: Holesovice Walking Tour
Guide Location: Czech Republic » Prague (See other walking tours in Prague)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 7
Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.9 km
Author: vickyc
DOX Centre for Contemporary Art

1) DOX Centre for Contemporary Art

Dox gallery shows contemporary art of the changing world of today. It is a private gallery. It has always new exhibitions of Czech and international artists. There are paintings of José Maria Cano. His works costs tens thousands euro.
Opening hours: Monday: 10.00 am – 6.00 pm; Tuesday: closed; Wednesday: 11.00 am – 7.00 pm; Thursday: 11.00 am – 9.00 pm; Friday: 11.00 am – 7.00 pm; Saturday: 10.00 am – 6.00 pm; Sunday: 10.00 am – 6.00...   view more
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Lapidarium

2) Lapidarium

Lapidarium is a part of National Museum that can present visitors the original stone sculptures from 11th to 19th century. In 1995 it was among 10 best exhibitions of European museums.

Opening hours: Wednesday: 10 AM–4 PM; Thursday–Sunday: 12 NOON–6...   view more
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National Gallery in Veletrzni Palace

3) National Gallery in Veletrzni Palace (must see)

National Gallery exhibits its collections in different places of Prague. The largest exhibition is in Veletržní Palác. Here you will find sculptures of famous Rodin, masterpieces of impressionists and very nice Czech presentations of art in various domains.
Opening hours: Tuesday - Sunday: 10:00 am – 6:00...   view more
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National Technical Museum

4) National Technical Museum

Even if you aren’t really into technology, don’t give the National Technical Museum a miss - you won’t be disappointed. This museum was founded in 1908 and holds the most important and impressive collection of historical vehicles and instruments in the Czech Republic.

The four floors of the museum hold six permanent exhibitions of over 50,000 objects and curios. In the Transport Hall you can admire over 100 trains, airplanes are suspended from the ceiling and there is a wonderful...   view more
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Sight description based on wikipedia
Letna Park

5) Letna Park

Located on a plateau above the city it is one of most beautiful places in Prague. From centuries ago till present days the park provided to its visitors pleasant peaceful time within the bursting capital city. The huge park once accommodated the largest Soviet group monument with a high of 15.5 meters, from nowadays not much is left. With its wide walkways, the river bank and the beautiful trees it is one of best places in Prague for a relaxing...   view more
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Flea at Čechův Bridge

6) Flea at Čechův Bridge

Flea at Čechův Bridge is a weekly Prague flea market that is located in the Staré Město district. The market is along the Vltava River bank under the Čechův Bridge. Over here, you can find a wide assortment of antique and vintage goods, such as old books, knick-knacks, handmade jewelry, male and female retro clothes, LP records, toys, pottery, lighting, glassware and many more. Flea at Čechův Bridge, which was founded by Pavel Šik in 2009, aims to present a wide collection of vintage...   view more
Image Courtesy of Namesti Miru Flea Market
Zlata Praha Restaurant

7) Zlata Praha Restaurant

Zlata Praha Restaurant is a roof restaurant of the InterContinental Hotel. It is one of the nicest dining places to contemplate incredible views of Prague. The restaurant's menu includes both Czech and international...   view more
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