Located at the centre of Prague, Petřín Hill boasts several interesting attractions. These include the Petřín Lookout Tower, Hunger Wall, St. Lawrence Cathedral and Memorial to the Victims of Communism. The hill also has one of the most beautiful viewpoints in Prague.
From the 3rd
of May to the 29th of September each year, Wallenstein Garden is
filled with live music. You do not need to spend anything to hear the
performances of choral groups and bands with music that spans different genres.
Franciscan Gardens in New Town offer a peaceful retreat from the hustle and
bustle of Prague. This lush garden that dates back to the 14th
century has flower beds, benches and a modest playground that is open to public
astronomical clock holds the distinction of being the oldest operational
astronomical clock in the entire world. There is a short clockwork show that
takes place at the top each hour, featuring figures that include the Apostles
and a skeleton that strikes the time. The clockwork show lasts under 30 seconds
and can be viewed easily from the Old Town Square.
Wall can be found in a secluded square across the French Embassy in Prague. It
is covered with art and graffiti dedicated to John Lennon, along with designs
that feature parts of lyrics of Beatles songs. Sentiments related to local and
international causes can also be found on the Lennon Wall.
While the Rašín
embankment in Prague is covered mostly with older architecture, the Dancing
House provides a striking example of non-traditional architectural design into
the neighbourhood. The Nationale-Nederlanden building earned its Dancing House
nickname because its design resembles a couple of dancers.
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