Monuments and Landmarks in Prague (Czechia)

Praha hlavní nádraží
  • Praha hlavní nádraží

    Praha hlavní nádraží (English: Prague main railway station, abbreviated Praha hl.n) is the largest and most important railway station in Prague in the Czech Republic. Located in Vinohrady, it was originally opened in 1871 and named Franz Josef Station after Franz Joseph I of Austria. During the First Republic and from 1945 to 1953 the station was called Wilson Station (Czech: Wilsonovo nádraží) after former President of the United States, Woodrow Wilson. His statue stood in the park in front ...
O2 Arena (Prague)
  • O2 Arena (Prague)

    O2 Arena (formerly Sazka Arena, stylised as O2 arena) is a multi-purpose arena, in Prague, Czech Republic. It is home to HC Sparta Prague of the Czech Extraliga and is the second-largest ice hockey arena in Europe. It has hosted important sporting events such as the two Ice Hockey World Championships (2004 and 2015), the European Athletics Indoor Championships, the Euroleague Final Four 2006, the World Floorball Championship, the Davis Cup finals, as well as a handful of NHL and KHL ...
National Gallery in Prague
  • National Gallery in Prague

    The National Gallery in Prague (Czech: Národní galerie v Praze) is a state-owned art gallery in Prague, which manages the largest collection of art in the Czech Republic. The collections of the gallery are not housed in a single building, but are presented in a number of historic structures within the city of Prague, as well as other places. The largest of the gallery sites is the Veletržní Palác, which houses the National Gallery's collection of modern art. It is ...
Dancing House
  • Dancing House

    The Dancing House (Czech: Tančící dům), or Fred and Ginger, is the nickname given to the Nationale-Nederlanden building on the Rašínovo nábřeží (Rašín Embankment) in Prague, Czech Republic. It was designed by the Croatian-Czech architect Vlado Milunić in cooperation with Canadian-American architect Frank Gehry on a vacant riverfront plot. The building was designed in 1992 and completed in 1996. The very non-traditional design was controversial at the time because the house stands out among the Baroque, Gothic and Art Nouveau buildings ...
Prague Zoo
  • Prague Zoo

    Prague Zoological Garden is a zoo in Prague, Czech Republic. It was opened in 1931 with the goal to "advance the study of zoology, protect wildlife, and educate the public" in the district of Troja in the north of Prague. In 2013, the zoo occupied 58 hectares (140 acres) with 45 hectares (110 acres) in use for exhibits, and housed around 4,200 animals from just under 650 species, including 132 species listed as threatened. Prague Zoo was rated as the ...
Generali Arena
  • Generali Arena

    The Generali Arena, previously, and still commonly known as Letná Stadium (Czech: Stadion Letná [ˈstadjon ˈlɛtnaː]), is a football stadium in Prague. It is the home venue of Sparta Prague and often the home stadium of the Czech Republic national football team. It has capacity for 19,416 people.
Astronomical Tower, Prague
Tipsport Arena (Prague)
  • Tipsport Arena (Prague)

    Tipsport Arena is a multi-purpose arena in Prague, Czech Republic, whose naming rights are currently leased to Czech betting company Tipsport. The arena, located on the fairgrounds in the neighbourhood of Holešovice, opened in 1962 as Sportovní hala and has a capacity of 13,150 for ice hockey games. It was the home arena of Czech extraliga team HC Sparta Praha and KHL's HC Lev Praha. During its existence, the arena has hosted many important sporting events. It hosted the Ice Hockey ...
Břevnov Monastery
  • Břevnov Monastery

    Břevnov Monastery (Czech: Břevnovský klášter, German: Stift Breunau) is a Benedictine archabbey in the Břevnov district of Prague, Czech Republic. It was founded by Saint Adalbert, the second Bishop of Prague, in 993 AD with the support of Duke Boleslav II of Bohemia. The first Benedictine male monastery in Bohemia, it also has the oldest tradition of beer brewing in the Czech Republic, up to today, the Břevnovský Benedict beer is brewed here. Beer brewed according to the same recipe ...
Embassy of the United States, Prague
  • Embassy of the United States, Prague

    The chancery of the Embassy of the United States to the Czech Republic is located on Vlašská street, in Malá Strana, Prague. It occupies the large Schönborn Palace and possesses an extensive garden. The premises also include the American Center, a public research facility, library and venue for lectures on American history, politics, science and culture, where past lecturers include Greil Marcus, Patricia Hampl, David Woodard, Gene Deitch and many others.
Výstaviště Praha
  • Výstaviště Praha

    Výstaviště in Prague is an exhibition ground which is used for exhibitions, concerts and other cultural events, founded in 1891. It is located near the metro station on Metro line C Nádraží Holešovice. In the immediate area on the west side there is a large park Stromovka and a planetarium, on the eastern Tipsport Arena, home hall of the club HC Sparta Praha. The dominant building on its premises is the Industrial Palace, also found here are the Křižík's Light ...
Embassy of Germany, Prague
  • Embassy of Germany, Prague

    The Embassy of Germany in Prague is located on Vlašská street (formerly Wälsche Spitalgasse), in the Malá Strana district of Prague, Czech Republic. Since the establishment of diplomatic relations between West Germany and Czechoslovakia in 1973, it has occupied the large Palais Lobkowicz. The Baroque palace with an extensive garden was finished in 1707. It was acquired by the noble House of Lobkowicz in 1753, who in 1927 sold it to the Czechoslovak state.
Franz Joseph Bridge
  • Franz Joseph Bridge

    Franz Joseph Bridge (Czech: Most Františka Josefa), later renamed Štefanik Bridge (Czech: Štefánikův most), was a suspension bridge over the Vltava in Prague, opened in 1868. The bridge was designed by the English engineer Rowland Mason Ordish. The design, which used the Ordish–Lefeuvre system, was originally created for the Albert Bridge over the River Thames in London. However, after construction of the Albert Bridge was delayed, Ordish decided to build a bridge in Prague first. The foundation stone was laid on ...
Žižkov freight railway station
  • Žižkov freight railway station

    Praha-Žižkov freight railway station (Czech: nákladové nádraží Žižkov) is a railway station formerly used for rail freight transport, located in the Žižkov district of Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic. It was originally opened in 1936 and ceased operations in 2002. The station building was confirmed as a cultural monument in March 2013.