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Famously built by the communists in order to jam foreign radio signals, the most hideous building in Prague offers spectacular views of the city.
Famously built by the communists in order to jam foreign radio signals, the most hideous building in Prague offers spectacular views of the city. The cafe at the top is a great place to grab a coffee and enjoy the view. Lookout for the giant metallic alien babies that have been added to the tower. Admission is 150Kč for adults and 120Kč/60Kč for students/children under 14.
This immense equestrian statue was erected in 1950 to commemorate Czech national hero Jan Žižkov, who fought his most famous battle on this site and later had the hill and the neighbouring city renamed after himself
Modern shopping mall with IMAX cinema
National Museum (Národní muzeum) is a huge nature and history museum in the upper part of Wenceslas Square
Large area market area with many shops and kiosks with goods of various quality
Václavské náměstí is a wide boulevard running down from the National Museum and it's crammed with bars, restaurants and casinos
This museum is dedicated to the life and works of Alphonse Mucha, a leading artist in the Art Nouveau movement
Take the metro to Zelivskeho on the green line and follow the signs to the New Jewish Cemetery