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Wallenstein Palace Gardens, Prague

Wallenstein Palace Gardens, Prague (must see)

The gardens of the great military commander of the Habsburgs are in Baroque style and are strictly ordered in geometric forms: circles, triangles, and squares. Designed in the 17th century, these gardens competed even with the ones in Prague Castle. You can almost feel you're in another world with splashing water, relaxing atmosphere and architectural and artistic delights.

It's easy to walk nearby and miss this vast garden space, which is enclosed by high walls, as you have to go to one of the small entrances that are very discreetly marked. A few peacocks walk around the garden pathways; there are well-designed ponds with carp and water plants. Take a moment to look at the bronze statues of Greek gods.

Why You Should Visit:
An oasis of peace and relaxation located right in the city's touristic hub.

Tip:
Grab some food and enjoy the surroundings, as there is always something new to discover.
If you arrive at the weekend consider going into the Wallenstein Palace as well (only open Sat/Sun; free entry).

Opening Hours:
Daily: 10am-6pm

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Wallenstein Palace Gardens on Map

Sight Name: Wallenstein Palace Gardens
Sight Location: Prague, Czech Republic
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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