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Places of interest  in Prague 7

1. Prague Exhibition Ground (Výstaviště) - is an exhibition ground which is used for exhibitions, concerts and other cultural events. 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 fountain, Lapidarium of the National Museum, World of the Oceans aquarium, Pyramid Theatre and panorama of the Battle of Lipany by Luděk Marold (the largest image in the Czech Republic). The Northern part of the area has an Amusement park (Lunapark), where St. Matthew's Fair takes place in the spring.


Prague Exhibition Ground (Výstaviště)



2. The National Gallery (Veletržní palác) - in Prague is a state-owned art gallery in Prague, which manages the largest collection of art in the Czech Republic.

The National Gallery (Veletržní palác)



3. The main part of Letná is Letná Plain (Letenská pláň) - a large empty plain and Letná Park (Letenské sady) popular for summer strolls and informal sports (inline skating and jogging being the most popular here).

Letná Plain (Letenská pláň)



4. Stromovka (Královská obora) -  being the largest park in Prague, has a lot to offer. The park itself has perfect flat and wide paths for biking, rollerblading, skateboarding, and running with many grassy fields and ponds ideal for picnics, frisbee, and. The paths lead to Prague Zoo and Troja Chateau, a walkable distance away on the other side of the river.

Stromovka (Královská obora)


5. Water tower on Letná (Letenská vodárenská věž) - the tower was built in pseudo-Romanesque style by the design of Jindřich Fialka. The tower, which is in total 38,3 m in height, is crowned with a pyramidal roof. The top part of the tower features a column extension with a tower-clock. On the fifth floor, at a height of 20,5 m, we can observe the surrounding area from the galéry.

Water tower on Letná (Letenská vodárenská věž)


6. The National Technical Museum (Národní technické muzeum) - is the largest institution dedicated to preserving information and artifacts related to the history of technology in the Czech Republic. The museum was founded in 1908 and has been in its current location (adjacent to Letná Park) since 1941. Among the forerunners of the NTM, we can rank the collecting activities of the professional engineering school (founded in 1717 in Prague), continued by the polytechnical institute (founded in 1806) and finally the opening of the Czech industrial museum, founded by Vojtěch Náprstek in 1874. Parts of his collections were even transferred to today's NTM later in the 20th century.[1] The museum has large exhibits representing approximately 15% of its total collection. The museum also manages substantial archives consisting of approximately 3,500 linear shelf meters of archival material and about 250,000 books.

The National Technical Museum (Národní technické muzeum)


7. The National Museum of Agriculture (Národní zemědělské muzeum) - hosts many cultural events, exhibitions and educational programs with topics like agriculture and czech rural life.

The National Museum of Agriculture (Národní zemědělské muzeum)


8. The Generali Arena (Generali Aréna) - 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.

The Generali Arena (Generali Aréna)



9. Letenský Chateau (Letenský zámeček) - Letenský zámeček is a unique restaurant in the heart of Letná park with wonderful views over the historic centre of Prague. More than a century of tradition in restaurateurship is here wedded with contemporary trends in gastronomy and sincere customer care. All this in elegant surroundings which imbue a discreet luxuriousness and against the striking panorama of Prague's Old Town as a backdrop.

Letenský Chateau (Letenský zámeček)



10. Prague Metronome (Pražský metronom) - is a giant, functional metronome in Letná Park, overlooking the Vltava River and the city center of Prague.

Prague Metronome (Pražský metronom)



11. Hanavsky pavilon (Hanavský pavilon) - one of the most impressive Art Nouveau structures in the city, it was originally built as the representative pavilion of the Komárov Ironworks for the Prague Jubilee Exhibition in 1891. It was the first cast iron structure in Prague, and today it's a luxury restaurant with one of the most beautiful panoramic views of the Prague bridges.

Hanavsky pavilon (Hanavský pavilon)



12. Kramář's Villa (Kramářova vila) - the neo-Baroque villa with typical Art Nouveau elements has over 700 m2 of floor space and 56 rooms. Built between 1911 and 1914 by Karel Kramář, a politician and the future first Czechoslovak prime minister, it is considered to be one of the most imposing examples of Prague villa architecture. Since 1998, the villa, with its unique interiors and surrounding French-style gardens, has been the official residence of the Prime Minister of the Czech Republic.


Kramář's Villa (Kramářova vila)



13. Písek Gate (Písecká brána), also called Bruska Gate (Bruská brána) -  is a former city gate of Baroque fortification of Prague, Czech Republic. Once belonging to the fortification section called Marian Walls (Mariánské hradby) it is located in K Brusce Street in the Hradčany neighbourhood, few minutes walking from Letná park.


Písek Gate (Písecká brána)



14. Letná Carousel (Letenský kolotoč) - Prague's oldest mechanical carousel.

Letná Carousel (Letenský kolotoč)



15. The church of St. Anthony of Padua (Kostel Sv. Antonína Paduánského) - the most significant sacred building in the area of Prague 7. It was built at the beginning of the 20th century in the pseudo-Gothic style according to the design of František Mikše.

Kostel Sv. Antoního Paduánského

16. Prague Zoo - is considered one of the most beautiful zoos in the world. The rugged terrain offers over 10 km of walking trails through such exotic exhibitions as the Africa House, the Indonesian jungle, or the Valley of the Elephants. This beautiful slice of nature is a popular destination for families with children who can pet and feed animals at the Children's Zoo.

Prague Zoo

17. Games Museum - interactive games museum.

Muzeum her


18.
Centrum Stromovka 
shopping center.

Centrum Stromovka

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