The National Theatre

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. 

In The National Theatre you can see top opera and ballet performances.

The 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 the 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 National Theatre was reopened in 1883 by the opera Libuse by Bedrich 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.

Please note:

Theatre is a cultural institution. Please respect the common principles of appropriate behaviour and clothing.

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

* Accessibility by Prague public transport:
metro B (yellow line) - Mustek stop, trams 17, 18, 22 - Narodni divadlo stop

* Nearest car parking:
National Theatre, Ostrovni 1

Upcoming events

Libuše - preview image

Libuše

Bedřich Smetana

September 16, 2018 | 19:00 (Sun)

Rusalka - preview image

Rusalka

Opera by Antonín Dvořák

October 03, 2018 | 19:00 (Wed)

Tosca - preview image

Tosca

Opera by Giacomo Puccini

October 07, 2018 | 19:00 (Sun)

Carmen - preview image

Carmen

Opera by Georges Bizet

October 29, 2018 | 19:00 (Mon)

Lohengrin - preview image

Lohengrin

Opera by Richard Wagner

November 07, 2018 | 18:00 (Wed)

Aida - preview image

Aida

Opera by Giuseppe Verdi

November 18, 2018 | 19:00 (Sun)

Werther - preview image

Werther

Opera by Jules Massenet

November 20, 2018 | 19:00 (Tue)

Macbeth - preview image

Macbeth

Opera by Giuseppe Verdi

December 05, 2018 | 19:00 (Wed)

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La Boheme

Opera by Giacomo Puccini

January 20, 2019 | 19:00 (Sun)

Organ Festival at St. Vitus Cathedral, Prague Castle

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July 2018

The 8th edition of Czech traditional summer organ music festival at St. Vitus Cathedral in Prague Castle complex. The Molzer organ of 4 500 pipes offers rich and romantic sound. Five concerts. Five famous Czech and international organists.

Bach for All International Festival

 Bach for All International Festival  - preview image

June until July 2018

Spend your holiday in Prague with the classical music festival celebrating life and works of the most famous Baroque composer Johann Sebastian Bach. The concerts take place at the most beautiful churches in Prague centre. Book now!

Prague Proms Festival 2018

Prague Proms Festival 2018 - preview image

June until July 2018

The best classical music: the outstanding orchestral concerts in the Smetana Hall and Hybernia Theatre are not to be missed. The world known orchestras, conductors and soloists such as Christian Lindberg or Monica Mancini will perform.

Dvořák Prague International Festival

Dvořák Prague International Festival - preview image

September 2018

Highly acclaimed classical music festival where top soloists, conductors and the most internationally praised orchestras are presenting works by Antonín Dvořák and other composers in Prague´s finest venues. Not to be missed!

Listen and Dine

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Music and dinner in Prague. Jazz, classical, traditional. Some great Prague event venues. Exquisite meal. Choice is yours.

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.

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