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.

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Upcoming events

Onegin - preview image

Onegin

Ballet by P. I. Tchaikovsky

February 23, 2020 | 14:00 (Sun)

Werther - preview image

Werther

Opera by Jules Massenet

February 27, 2020 | 19:00 (Thu)

Turandot  - preview image

Turandot

Opera by Giacomo Puccini

March 02, 2020 | 19:00 (Mon)

Dalibor - preview image

Dalibor

Opera by Bedřich Smetana

March 04, 2020 | 19:00 (Wed)

Carmen - preview image

Carmen

Opera by Georges Bizet

March 09, 2020 | 19:00 (Mon)

Rusalka - preview image

Rusalka

Opera by Antonín Dvořák

March 10, 2020 | 19:00 (Tue)

Jenůfa - preview image

Jenůfa

Opera by Leoš Janáček

March 19, 2020 | 19:00 (Thu)

Jakobín - preview image

Jakobín

Opera by Antonín Dvořák

April 12, 2020 | 14:00 (Sun)

Libuše - preview image

Libuše

Opera by Bedřich Smetana

May 08, 2020 | 18:00 (Fri)

Maisel Synagogue in Prague Old Town

Maisel Synagogue in Prague Old Town  - preview image

Concert Season 2020: we very much recommend visiting elite chamber concerts of classical music in the Maisel Synagogue, a part of the famous Jewish Museum in Old Town district, Prague. Secure your tickets and have a splendid time!

National Marionette Theatre in Prague

National Marionette Theatre in Prague - preview image

Enter the world of traditional puppets! Make one of your own or visit a puppet shows renowned worldwide - Don Giovanni or Magic Flute by W. A. Mozart. Great atmosphere, lovely marionettes. Something truly unique and Czech.

Czech Philharmonic Chamber Ensembles

Czech Philharmonic Chamber Ensembles - preview image

Concert Season 2020: esteemed members of the most accomplished Czech orchestra widely recognized around the globe offer regular performances in the Suk Hall, Rudolfinum. Popular and less known compositions.

Listen and Dine - Dinner with live music

Listen and Dine - Dinner with live music - preview image

January - December 2020: Music and dinner in Prague. Jazz or blues tunes, classical music or traditional music. Visit great Prague event venues. Taste exquisite meal. Choice is yours. Make your stay in Prague the most memorable: get your tickets now.

Popular organ concerts in Prague

Popular organ concerts in Prague - preview image

Choose from wide offer of Prague organ concerts with long tradition in beautiful churches. Admire the organs, some of them originating in the Baroque period. Hear J. S. Bach, C. Franck, G. F. Haendel and more. Truly unforgettable experience.

Tickets for 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. Private tours or group tours. Learn about the rich Czech history. Local guides, great knowledge.

Top concert venues in Prague

Top concert venues in Prague - preview image

Concert Season 2020: concerts in Klementinum Mirror Chapel & Municipal House are the most popular and highly rated chamber concerts in Prague. Dvořák Symphony Orchestra deliver the best of A. Vivaldi, A. Dvořák, W. A. Mozart and more.

Classical music in famous Prague´s concert halls

Classical music in famous Prague´s concert halls - preview image

Concert season 2020: Prague is a real Mekka for all classical music lovers. Choose from a wide list of concerts at glorious concert halls such as Rudolfinum, Municipal House or few hidden gems such as Boccaccio Hall. They are all located in Prague center.

Prague Symphony

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Prague Symphony Orchestra (FOK)

Look forward to compositions by W. A. Mozart, J. S. Bach, G. Mahler, A. Dvořák, B. Smetana, organ and piano recitals, chamber music and more. Check the rich program!

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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