Holesovice Walking Tour, Prague

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.
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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
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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)

The 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.

Why You Should Visit:
Situated in a neighborhood less visited by tourists stuffed with artifacts of modern and contemporary art, including the definitive chronologically-organized collection of Czech Art.

Tip:
Has a nice café...   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
Sight description based on wikipedia
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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
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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

Walking Tours in Prague, Czech Republic

Create Your Own Walk in Prague

Create Your Own Walk in Prague

Creating your own self-guided walk in Prague is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Hradcany Walk

Hradcany Walk

Hradčany, or the Castle District, is an area in Prague surrounding the Prague Castle. The latter is said to be the biggest castle in the world (measuring some 570 meters long and approximate 130 meters wide). Going back in history as far as the 9th century, the castle has been the seat of power for Bohemian kings, Holy Roman emperors, leaders of Czechoslovakia and is currently the official residence of the Czech Republic President. Located nearby is St Vitus' Cathedral, housing the Archbishop of Prague. Despite the presence of majestic, historic locations, Hradčany also has plenty of romantic and peaceful nooks and corners, complete with picturesque lookouts, much to the delight of numerous guests of the city and locals. Take this walk and explore some of these at your own pace!

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.9 km
Nove Mesto Walking Tour

Nove Mesto Walking Tour

Nové Město (“New Town” in Czech) is a district in Prague, the youngest (est. 1348) and the largest (three times the size of the Old Town) of the five originally independent townships that form today's historic center of the Czech capital. The area bears great historic significance and is traditionally dense with tourists. Among the attractions found here are the Dancing House (named so for resembling a pair of dancers), Charles' Square (one of the largest squares in the world and once the largest town square in medieval Europe), Antonín Dvořák Museum (paying tribute to the famous Czech composer), and numerous churches and cathedrals. No trip to Prague is complete without a visit to Nové Město!

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.2 km
Stare Mesto Souvenir Shopping

Stare Mesto Souvenir Shopping

It would be a pity to leave Prague without having explored its specialty shops and bringing home something truly original. We've compiled a list of gifts and souvenirs, which are unique to Prague, that a visitor might like to purchase to reflect their visit.

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.0 km
Mala Strana Walking Tour

Mala Strana Walking Tour

Malá Strana ("Little Quarter") is a district in Prague, one of the most historically significant in the city. Back in the Middle Ages, it was predominantly populated by ethnic Germans and, in later years, largely retained Germanic influence, despite prevalence of the Baroque style in architecture. The most prominent landmark of Malá Strana is the Wallenstein Palace. There are also a number of interesting churches, including St. Nicholas's Cathedral. Other local attractions include the Franz Kafka Museum, the Michna Palace, and the Petřín Tower renowned for its resemblance with the Eiffel Tower in Paris.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.5 km
Prague Nightlife

Prague Nightlife

Prague offers fascinating night entertainment. It has a lot of clubs and discos. Check out the most popular nightlife spots in Central Prague in the following self-guided tour.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.8 km
Stare Mesto Orientation Walk

Stare Mesto Orientation Walk

Old Town (Czech: Staré Město) is a medieval settlement of Prague, once separated from the outside by a semi-circular moat and wall, connected to the Vltava at both of its ends. The moat is now covered up by the streets, which remain the official boundary of the cadastral district of Old Town. Notable places in the Old Town include the Old Town Square, Astronomical Clock, Kinsky Palace and many others. Take this orientation walk to explore the Prague Old Town at its best.

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.3 km

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