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  • Address: Ostrovní 225/1, 110 00
  • Hours: Tours and Tickets available daily from 10am - 6pm
  • Admission: Adults/Students: 200 CZK, Seniors/Children: 150 CZK

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Prague National Theatre (Narodni divadlo)

Much more than just a pretty façade, the Prague National Theatre (Narodni divadlo) is one of the capital’s most important and culturally significant buildings, celebrated as a symbol of Czech cultural and political independence. Completed in 1883 while the country was under Austrian rule, the National Theatre was originally refused funding by the government of Vienna but after a nationwide appeal and a flood of financial contributions from Czech citizens, building commenced in 1865. It’s unique funding means that, more than any of the city’s historic buildings; the Prague National Theatre really does belong to the people.

Taking 16 years to finish, the theatre is the masterwork of Czech architect Josef Zítek, who crafted a dramatic neo-Renaissance façade reflective of the artistic liberation of the Czech National Revival. In 1983, a modernist glass annex – the ‘New Scene’ – was also added to the theatre, the work of architect Zdeněk Vávra, designed to mark the building’s 100th anniversary.

Standing proud by the riverside in the Old Town, with its golden rooftop shimmering in the sunlight, the National Theatre remains one of Prague’s most instantly recognizable sights and those lucky enough to catch one of its many drama, opera and ballet performances will be captivated by its equally impressive interiors.

Practical Info:

Within walking distance of Narodni divadlo Station: Trams 6, 9, 17, 18, 22, 53, 57, 58, 59, 91

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Full-Day Tour to Prague Castle and Vltava River Cruise with Lunch

4.5 star rating: Recommended 335 Reviews

Combine history, art and architecture on this full-day tour of Prague. See Prague Castle, one of Europe’s largest medieval castles, and take a cruise on the ...  Read more

Location: Prague, Czech Republic
Duration: 7 hours (approx.)

From USD $68.28

Prague City Bike Tour of New Town And Old Town

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 4 Reviews

Take a 2.5-hour bike tour in Prague to get familiar with the city, its architecture, history and culture. Meet also other travelers, be active and have fun ...  Read more

Location: Prague, Czech Republic
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

From USD $25.03

Small-Group Prague Bike Tour Including Old Town, Vltava River and Wenceslas Square

4.5 star rating: Recommended 25 Reviews

If you’re looking for a fun and active way to see the best of central Prague, this bike tour is just the ticket! Discover Prague’s Old Town and other central ...  Read more

Location: Prague, Czech Republic
Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

From USD $25.49

Prague City Sightseeing Tour

4 star rating: Recommended 47 Reviews

Get your bearings in the romantic city of Prague on this comprehensive two-hour coach tour. This tour is perfect if you have limited time in Prague, the City ...  Read more

Location: Prague, Czech Republic
Duration: 2 hours (approx.)

From USD $19.91

Prague Combo: City Tour Including Prague Castle and Vltava River Dinner Cruise

3 star rating: Worth doing 4 Reviews

Experience Prague's exceptional architecture, famous landmarks and culinary specialties with this combination sightseeing package -- the best way to make the ...  Read more

Location: Prague, Czech Republic
Duration: Varies

From USD $92.17

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