The National Theatre in Prague

Národní 2, Praha 1

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Address:Národní 2, Praha 1
Capacity:1062
Winter heating:Yes
Wheelchair access:Yes
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The National Theatre is the most important and representative theatre of the Czech Republic

The Prague National Theatre was built from the desire of the Czech people for national independence. Its building was financed from the collections on which participated broad masses of people as well as important donators (including the nobility and the emperor himself). The theatre foundation ceremonial on 16th May 1868 became a national celebration.

The theatre was opened in 1881. In the same year the theatre burned down, and this tragic event caused a huge wave of new collections to support the restoration of the theatre. The Prague National Theatre was re-opened in 1883 by the opera Libuše by Bedřich Smetana and since then it has been serving as a place of Czech national identity and as a flagship of the Czech culture to these days.

How to get there: 

  • Accessibility by Prague public transport:
    metro B (yellow line) - Národni třída station
    tram Nos. 2, 9, 17, 18, 22, 23 - Národní divadlo stop
  • Nearest car parking:
    The underground car park of the National Theatre is closed due to reconstruction.
    You can park in:
    Kotva department store (Revoluční 1/655, Prague 1)
    Palladium department store (Na Poříčí 1079/3a, Prague 1)

Upcoming events

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Dalibor

Opera by Bedřich Smetana

December 05, 2020 | 19:00 (Sat)

The Chap-Book - preview image

The Chap-Book

Choral music by Bohuslav Martinů

December 08, 2020 | 19:00 (Tue)

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Turandot

Opera by Giacomo Puccini

December 11, 2020 | 19:00 (Fri)

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Carmen

Opera by Georges Bizet

December 21, 2020 | 19:00 (Mon)

Libuše - preview image

Libuše

Opera by Bedřich Smetana

January 01, 2021 | 17:00 (Fri)

Onegin - preview image

Onegin

Ballet by P. I. Tchaikovsky

January 16, 2021 | 15:00 (Sat)

Jakobín - preview image

Jakobín

Opera by Antonín Dvořák

January 23, 2021 | 17:00 (Sat)

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Rusalka

Opera by Antonín Dvořák

February 12, 2021 | 19:00 (Fri)

Rudolfinum Czech Philharmonic Chamber

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Czech Philharmonic presents a new series of concerts performed by Czech Philharmonic orchestra members. You can appreciate the outstanding acoustics of Suk Hall in Rudolfinum . Take a look!

Klementinum classical concerts Prague

Klementinum classical concerts Prague - preview image

All year round: Klementinum Mirror Chapel, Klementinum St. Salvator Church or Klementinum St. Clement Cathedral offer regular concerts of classical music. Orchestral or chamber concerts often accompanied by organ.

Prague Dinner Concerts - classic and jazz

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Enjoy an unforgettable dinner with live music in Prague. Jazz, classical, traditional. Some great Prague event venues such as Boccaccio Hall or Jazz Boat. Romantic ambiance. Great musicians. Exquisite meal. Choice is yours.

Christmas concerts in Prague

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Spending Advent or Christmas time in Prague? Choose from our vast offer of Prague classical music concerts sprinkled with Christmas mood. Enjoy exquisite dinner accompanied by live classical music.

New Year Concerts in Prague

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Celebrate New Year in style: classical music in splendid concerts halls or magnificent churches, exquisite candlelight Mozart concert and dinner. Visit Prague, the UNESCO protected city.

Classical organ concerts in Prague churches

Classical organ concerts in Prague churches - preview image

Concert Season 2020: Find a list of all spiritual, sacred, organ or chamber concerts in the most famous churches in Prague center with astonishing architecture and exterior. Most of them have unique organ instruments from Baroque period.

Festival Czech Touches of Music 22nd Year

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The international Festival Czech Touches of Music is among the most renowned festivals in the Czech Republic. The top works of classical music are performed in historically valuable halls. The program offers grand orchestral concerts as well as captivating chamber music.

Festival Bohuslav Martinů Days 2020

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Renowned fetival presents music of Bohuslav Martinů together with the works of his peers and successors. In addition to Czech performers, musicians from France, the USA and Switzerland, countries in which Martinů spent part of his life, will also take part.

Prague Opera Tickets

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Czech opera: full schedule and tickets for the best opera performances at the National Theatre, State Opera and the Estates Theatre in Prague. Top opera soloists and orchestra in splendid venues.

Prague Ballet Tickets

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We bring you the full schedule and tickets for the best Czech ballet company performances at magnificent scenes of Prague National Theatre, State Opera, the Estates Theatre and chamber ballets at Prague Theatre Hybernia.

Sightseeing Tours

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Discover the beauty of Prague and Czech Republic. We offer walking tours, boat trips, bus excursions. Art tours, running tours. Learn about rich Czech history. Private or group tours. Local guides, great knowledge.

Group Discounts

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We offer group discounts

Are you a group of 10+ people? Do not hesitate to contact us. We will be happy to negotiate the best price for you. Simply choose the event and we will take care of the rest.

Gift Certificates

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Special Present

Is someone precious to you planning a trip to Prague? Why don´t you surprise them with a unique present! We are pleased to offer you Prague Ticket Office Gift Certificate.

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