The tower of the
Old Town Hall
ascent – it is completely wheelchair-
accessible. From the nearly 60-metre tower you will
have a beautiful view of the
Old Town Square
the roofs of the nearby houses.
(in Petřín Gardens), which is the
younger sister of the Eiffel Tower, has the
– 299. It measures only 60 meters, but it is set
in a beautiful location – on top of
is popular with Prague residents as a place for walks.
In good weather, you can catch a glimpse of Říp
Mountain in the distance, a hallowed place in Czech
Žižkov TV Tower
views. Prague’s tallest structure (216 metres), it has
a panoramic terrace from which on a clear day you
can even see the peaks of the Krkonoše Mountains
in north-east Bohemia. The sculptor David Černý
mounted huge sculptures of climbing babies on
the tower’s exterior.
Panoramic views of Prague are truly breathtaking. When you look out over the city
from the Prague Castle, you see will why it is called the City of a Hundred Spires –
countless towers and the spires of churches and other buildings rise above it.
Prague from the tower of the Old Town Hall
The Lesser Town with the Church of St. Nicholas
view of the
your reward for climbing the 287 steps to the observation
deck of the tower of
St. Vitus Cathedral
. Inside the tower
is the largest Czech bell, nicknamed Zikmund.
Other Prague towers are certainly worth a visit – the
belltower of the
Church of St. Nicholas
in the Lesser
Old Town and Lesser Town towers of the
, and the
Views of Prague will open up before you not only from
Prague’s towers but also from the surrounding
– you will enjoy a bird’s-eye view from
Petřín, Hradčany or Letná Plain.
The view from Petřín
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The most beautiful
of the panorama of the
Prague Castle with the Charles Bridge can be taken from the
Smetana Embankment (Smetanovo nábřeží).
You can see a virtual panorama of Prague on the website
stovezata.praha.eu. It captures
of the city from
On the large map, look for the
symbol. It indicates the
places that will offer you the loveliest views of Prague.