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Prague in a nutshell Day II

3 days in Prague – a look into history through important monuments and the atmosphere of the city
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Rating: 4 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Difficulty: Easy
Length: 4 miles
Duration: Full day

Overview :  Are you planning to come to Prague and have exactly one, two or three days to get to know the Czech capital? Are you not sure what you... more »

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Points of Interest

Vyšehrad is the very first seat of Czech princes and kings, since the first coronated Czech king, Vratislaus I, lived here. Also Charles IV paid close attention to Vyšehrad as a place connected with the Přemyslid tradition. In the nineteenth century, the Czech National Revival movement sparked interest in this place surrounded with myths. A tour... More

The square is surrounded by New Town Hall, the Church of St Ignatius and the Jesuit College, the Faust House and a Czech Technical University building. There are also numerous monuments on the square itself.

3. Emauzy – The Monastery of Slavic Benedictines

The monastery was founded in 1347 by Charles IV as a part of his plans to unify the Greek Byzantine and Roman Catholic Churches. Benedictines got permission from the Pope to use Old Church Slavonic in Roman liturgical services, and consequently Prague had a monastery with Slavonic liturgy. On a tour through this unique place you can see a cloister... More

4. Petřín - Evening walk on Petřín

The walk starts at the funicular that will transport you to the top of Petřín hill. An evening atmosphere may inspire you to visit the local mirror maze or the Petřín observation tower from which you can enjoy unforgettable views of our capital.