Municipal House - Smetana Hall

Náměstí Republiky 5, Praha 1 111 21

Concert hall

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Address:Náměstí Republiky 5, Praha 1 111 21
Capacity:1071
Winter heating:Yes
Wheelchair access:Yes

The Smetana Hall is the central and most important hall of the Municipal House.

Built as a tribute to Bedrich 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!

Walking distance from  Prague Ticket Office - Via Musica shop on Old Town Square:
10 min

Accessibility by public transport:
metro B (yellow line) - Namesti Republiky stop, trams 8, 14, 26, 91 - Namesti Republiky stop

Nearest car parking:
garages of the Palladium or Kotva shopping malls on Namesti Republiky

Do you want to know more about famous Prague concert venues? Visit the List of Prague concert venues.

 

Upcoming events

International festival Dvorak´s Prague

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September 2017

From the very beginning the main goal of the Dvorak Prague International Music Festival is to promote the good name of Czech culture via the legacy of the works of Antonin Dvorak, his contemporaries, and his pupils.

13th International festival Prague proms

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June and July 2017

What a pleasure to present great international Prague Proms festival highlights for the thirteenth year in a row! Traditional Proms style is to put together a charming blend of classics and jazz.

International Festival Bach for all in Prague

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July 2017

The music festival devoted to the compositions of Johann Sebastian Bach will take place during 14th-28th July in Prague. Bach’s works will be presented by the most renowned Baroque music performers from the Czech Republic and abroad.

Respect two day Festival of world music in Prague

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June 2017

Twentieth edition of the longest running Czech world-music festival internationally known for its adventurous and innovative programming will be held on Saturday 17th of June and Sunday 18th of June 2017 in Prague centre.

Summer in Prague

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Let´s have some fun in Prague this summer! Fancy musicals or plays in original language? Just choose..

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Pairing delicious Czech meal and classical or jazz music.

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