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Petřín, Prague

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On a clear day, Petřín offers sweeping views of Prague and beyond. Rising some 130 m (420 ft) above the left bank of the Vltava River, the hill is one of the city's most popular recreational areas for both visitors and natives. The hill's dominant feature is a 62 m (200 ft) high lookout tower, inspired by the Eiffel Tower in Paris. Although you can scramble up the hill on foot, the easiest way to access the top is by a century-old funicular railway. Once there, you can climb the lookout tower's 299 steps for a small fee, or picnic in the park for free. Arrange your visit to Petřín and discover more family-friendly attractions in Prague using our Prague trip builder.
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  • August 17, 2017
    We are with cable car to the top, and then take the lift up to the top of the Tower, you can also do the stairs if you wish, beautiful view of the city
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  • August 17, 2017
    After visiting the castle we decided to visit the thousands of cherry trees, this hill. Arrived we found ourselves immersed in nature with several benches where you can rest.
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  • August 17, 2017
    This is well worth the cost of the funicular up to the top of the hill and the climb up the tower for the best views of Prague. There is a lift up the tower for those who can't manage the climb  more »
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  • June 26, 2017
    Awesome point. Alot of stuff to do for kids and adults as well. Rose garden is really beautiful have every color of rose. I will recommend to not try going up to the tower in the morning its too crowded as people prefer to visit this point in the morning .
  • June 23, 2017
    Gorgeous park. Lots of fun things to do
  • April 9, 2017
    Nice view of the city, you can take the bus up the hill instead of climbing too.
  • July 14, 2017
    Nice walk with a good view of the city center.
  • February 20, 2017
    Nice place to spend time. Great city view and interesting museums.

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