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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Rusalka

Opera by Antonín Dvořák

September 26, 2020 | 17:00 (Sat)

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Libuše

Opera by Bedřich Smetana

September 28, 2020 | 18:00 (Mon)

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Carmen

Opera by Georges Bizet

October 08, 2020 | 19:00 (Thu)

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Jakobín

Opera by Antonín Dvořák

October 18, 2020 | 17:00 (Sun)

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Dalibor

Opera by Bedřich Smetana

November 21, 2020 | 18:00 (Sat)

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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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Onegin

Ballet by P. I. Tchaikovsky

January 16, 2021 | 15:00 (Sat)

St. James Basilica Organ Festival in Prague

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August-September 2020

Beautiful performances on the largest organ in Prague (and second largest in Czech Republic). St. James Basilica presents the 25th edition of the famous international organ festival. The church is situated in the beating heart of Prague.

Prague Dinner Concerts - classical 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.

Classical Music in famous Prague´s churches

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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.

Klementinum classical music concerts in Prague

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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.

Tickets for Sightseeing Tours in Prague

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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 Via Musica Gift Certificate.

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