The Vrtba Garden, Prague

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#6 of 49 in Parks in Prague
Enjoy one a magnificent baroque landscaping in The Vrtba Garden, a large garden built on the slope of Petrin Hill in Prague. Made up of Italian-style terraces connected by stairs and supported by curved walls, the garden features many exquisite sculptures of Ceres and Bacchus and elaborate rail guards crafted by some of the best artists of the 18th century Habsburg Prague. A circular pool with a statue of sea monster is surrounded by fine labyrinth topiary and live fences. Interior decorations have been well-preserved with fresco paintings and there is an aviary featuring some rare birds maintained by Prague Zoo. Enjoy views of the city from a tranquil spot. Put The Vrtba Garden and other Prague attractions into our Prague online trip itinerary builder , and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • As the headline suggests, you have to pay 80 kronor at the moment for visiting this garden. Also it is a bit hidden, you have to walk through a passagein a row of houses, but the view of the city and the well-kept beautiful garden itself are worth it! Here you can also linger a bit and rest on one of the benches, breathe through or let the view over the city wander from the very top...... I found the garden only by recommendations on this page and was already felt 50 times in Prague without knowing it before! ;-)
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  • In the Malá Strana district, at 25 Karmelitská Street (corner with Troní) you will find the entrance which is very discreet. They pass the entrance and a few steps there is a staircase leading to the office door where a minimum fee is paid to visit the garden. The staff was very friendly and helpful and helpful, they pointed us to the door leading to the garden (it's the only one). I never imagined that I would encounter a beautiful and quiet garden of levels and a viewpoint that offers several beautiful views of the city. It is very well maintained and the whole place has a great charm. It is a quiet oasis to take a break. This is a real hidden gem and is considered one of the most beautiful gardens in Prague Usually there are not as many people and you can enjoy the garden as long as you want. There is a natural garden and it will be logical that the view of its surroundings (flowers, shrubs, etc.) will change according to the seasons of the year. We were there in the fall.
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  • What a beautiful, peaceful garden in the middle of tourism, traffic and stress! The entrance is a bit tricky to find: it is right on the main street, next to a live-music bar, a little "tunnel". If you look out for it, you can see some signs at the tunnel. Entrance fee is okay and worth it, a very good location to relax and take a breath after walking around Prague the whole day. Also, you get a written guide in your language with the entrance fee (entrance is around 3-4€). Lovely place!
  • Beautiful place. A bit small but very well taken care of. There's a beautiful view of the city, including a nice view of the castle. We went there on a Sunday, and the place was mostly empty. This garden is a hidden gem of the city.
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