Municipal House - Smetana Hall

Náměstí Republiky 5, Praha 1

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Address:Náměstí Republiky 5, Praha 1
Capacity:1071
Winter heating:Yes
Wheelchair access:Yes
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The Smetana Hall is the central and most important hall of the Municipal House

Built as a tribute to Bedřich Smetana - world known Czech composer. Representative Smetana Hall was the site of the independent Czechoslovak Republic declaration in 1918. Nowadays it serves predominantly as a concert hall. Beautiful Art Nouveau decorations – paintings with Slavic motifs, decorative stained glass ceiling, gilded lamps, beautiful organ – all this creates an unusually harmonic whole, which is a worthy area for implementation of the greatest treasures of Czech and world classical music.

The Municipal House in Prague was built at the place of the former Royal Court in 1912 to celebrate the Czech nation. It is a representative building which for its splendour and beautiful decorations is one of the jewels of Prague architecture. Although the building is usually described as an "Art Nouveau" edifice it is more of a blend of neo-Baroque, neo-Renaissance, western and oriental influences and Czech Art Nouveau style.

Today, the Municipal House in Prague offers a wide range of multifunctional premises in which all sorts of events are held (exhibitions, conferences, fashion shows, charity events, companies' shows, etc.). There is also a great and highly recommendable French restaurant, Municipal House Café and American bar.
Municipal House is, above all, a great venue for Prague classical music concerts and one of the prime venues of the world-famous Prague Spring Festival

Do not miss your chance to visit great classical music concert in one of the nicest concert venues in Prague!

How to get there: 

  • Walking distance from Prague Ticket Office - Via Musica shop on Old Town Square:
    10 min
  • Accessibility by Prague public transport:
    metro B (yellow line) - Náměstí Republiky station
    trams Nos. 6, 8, 15, 26 - Náměstí Republiky stop
  • Nearest car parking:
    garages of the Palladium or Kotva shopping malls on Náměstí Republiky, Prague 1

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Vadim Repin

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February 20, 2019 | 19:30 (Wed)

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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 Via Musica Gift Certificate.

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