Prague Gardens

Prague, Historical center

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Address:Prague, Historical center
Capacity:999
Winter heating:Yes
Wheelchair access:No

The Prague Gardens by the Prague Castle offer striking views of Lesser Quarter, Old Town and nearby Petrin.

The South Gardens

The three South Gardens (Paradise Garden, Garden on Ramparts and Hartig Garden) were established continuously on the location of bulwarks beneath Prague Castle. During the last renovation in 2012 the appearance of the gardens was restored into the original state from 1920's when they were renovated by the Slovenian architect Josip Plecnik for the first Czechoslovak president T. G. Masaryk.

Royal Garden

Located on the side of old medieval vineyards. The garden of Renaissance origins was founded in the 16th century and has become one of the few places in the Prague centre where you can sit and contemplate in quiet. The garden later became well known for its rare botanical specimens and the exotic plants brought over from faraway countries. Number of buildings which served the entertainment were situated there: the Ball Game Hall, the Royal Summer Palace, the Lion Court.
The elements if Renaissance character as well as Baroque elements can be found there. 

Wallenstein Garden

The early Baroque garden was created in parallel with the construction of the Wallenstein Palace during 17th century. A Bohemian military leader, Count Wallenstein, let some of the medieval buildings of Prague to be damaged in order to build the garden. You will still find the gardens walled off from the city. Many of the statues you will see are copies of the original ones created by the famous Dutch artist Adrian De Vries. Part of the monumental Wallenstein Palace nowadays serves as the Senate of the Czech Republic. In summer the garden is also used as the venue for concerts and theatrical performances


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

Accessibility by public transport:
metro A (yellow line) - Malostranska stop
tram stop Malostranska - 2, 12, 15, 18, 22, 23

Nearest car parking:
Malostranske Namesti Parking Lot

Upcoming events

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 J. S.Bach will take place in July in Prague. His works will be presented by the most renowned Baroque music performers from the Czech Republic and abroad.

Organ Festival at St. Vitus Cathedral, Prague Castle

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July 2017

Since the Cathedral is used only for liturgical and touristic purposes, this festival is a unique opportunity to hear the full capacity of the Molzer organ, containing 4,500 pipes, offering the listener a rich, romantic sound.

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.

Summer in Prague

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Let´s have some fun in Prague this summer! Just choose...

Listen and Dine

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Pairing delicious Czech meal and classical or jazz music.

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