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Prague Parks & Wildlife

One of the most famous cities in the world, Prague (Praha), has many attractions to keep you happy during your visit. Numerous parks in the city are places that will not only rejuvenate you but also offers exciting play areas for your kids. Most of the parks are perfect places to relax and walk and are decked with swings, sandpits, jungle gyms, etc.

Wildlife parks like Prague Zoo and Crocodile Park are educational institutions where you can experience and study animal life. The top amusement parks like Aquacentrum Sutka and Aquadream offer fun and entertainment.

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Prague Zoo (Zoo Praha)

Prague Zoo (Zoo Praha)

Established in 1931, the Prague Zoological Garden (Czech: Zoologická zahrada hl.m. Prahy) is a zoo commonly known as Prague Zoo. It aims to protect wildlife, educate people and study zoology. The zoo occupies an area of 58 hectares (140 acres) and is home to over 5,000 animals from approximately 650 species. It is rated as the 7th best zoo in the world and is 5th best in the world by TripAdvisor. It has played an important role in saving Przewalski's horse.

Address: U Trojskeho zamku 120/3, 171 00 Praha 7, CZ.

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Crocodile Zoo Prague (Krokodýlí Zoo Praha)

Crocodile Zoo Prague (Krokodýlí Zoo Praha)

Crocodile Zoo in Prague is a place where you will learn about the life and life cycle of crocodiles, alligators and caimans. Located at Tusarova, here you can even watch the crocodiles being fed. The place organises regular guided tours and has a gallery dedicated to the works of the best wildlife photographers from the Czech Republic.

Address: Tusarova 1548/39, 170 00 Praha 7, CZ.

Prague Botanical Garden (Botanická Zahrada Paha)

Prague Botanical Garden (Botanická Zahrada Paha)

Spread across 30 acres (12 hectares), the Prague Botanical Garden houses vineyards, Japanese gardens, a tropical greenhouse Fata Morgana, and numerous trees belonging to various species. The park offers a refreshing respite from the busy city life and is an excellent place for strolls and picnics. The park offers guided tours and is easily accessible from the city.

Address: Trojská 800/196, 171 00 Praha 7, CZ.

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Aquapalace Prague (Aquapalace Praha)

Aquapalace Prague (Aquapalace Praha)

The Aquapalace Prague is considered to be one of the largest and most visited aqua parks in Europe. It includes Water World with three palaces, Sauna World with 14 types of saunas, a luxury SPA & Wellness Centre for massages & facial procedures & relaxation, and a Fitness Centre with a cardio zone. Aquapalace Prague is a perfect destination to spend a fun day with families or friends.

Address: Pražská 138, 251 01 Čestlice, Cz.

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Bobsleigh Track (Restaurace Bobová dráha)

Bobsleigh Track (Restaurace Bobová dráha)

Get some adrenaline-pumping action while in Prague by visiting the Bobsleigh Track. The Bobsleigh Track runs for about 1km and gives you an exciting 62km per hr ride. It is a fun place everyone will enjoy equally, from parents to kids. This place also has a restaurant which serves refreshments and drinks.

Address: 34B, Prosecká 906, Vysočany, 190 00 Praha 9, CZ.

Petrin Hill (Vrch Petřín)

Petrin Hill (Vrch Petřín)

Petrin Hill, located in the heart of Prague, is an expanse of lush greenery and rises 130m above the left bank of the Vltava River. The hill is mostly covered with parks and a popular leisure spot for locals and tourists. Places like the Petřín Lookout Tower, Mirror Maze, Rose Garden, St Michael Church and St Lawrence Cathedral are situated on Petrin hill.

Address: Strahov, 118 00 Praha 1, CZ.

Letna Park (Letenské sady)

Letna Park (Letenské sady)

Letna Park was constructed on the site of former vineyards in the nineteenth century. The park, located on Lenta hill, gives out striking views of the Prague Old Town due to its elevation. A large monument of Joseph Stalin was once erected at the park, but it was ruined later. Currently, the Prague Metronome is placed on that site. Letná Park has become a popular spot for recreation, leisure and outdoor sports like skateboarding.

Address: Letná, 170 00 Praha 7, CZ.

Vyšehrad Park
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Vyšehrad Park

The lush and refreshing Vyšehrad Park lies on the Vysehrad in Prague. This public park offers stunning views of Prague Castle and the Vltava River. It is a popular place for recreation and celebrations like New Year's Eve.

Address: V Pevnosti 159/5b, 128 00 Praha 2, CZ.

Vinohrady
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Vinohrady

A cadastral district in Prague, Vinohardy gets its name from the area being covered by vineyards in the 14th century. From 1867 to 1968, it was called Královské Vinohrady (Royal Vineyards) and became a part of Prague in 1922. In 1949, the ruling communists split Vinohardy into municipal districts located in the municipal and administrative districts of Prague 2, Prague 3 and Prague 10. There are many parks in Vonojrady, like Havlíckovy sady - the second largest park in Prague, Folimanka Park, sady Svatopluka Čecha, Bezručovy sady etc.

Franciscan Garden (Františkánská zahrada)

Franciscan Garden (Františkánská zahrada)

Franciscan Garden is situated near the places like Wenceslas Square, Jungmannovo Square and Vodičkova. Sitting next to the Church of the Virgin Mary of the Snows, the garden is a gorgeous place for relaxation. It also has a playground with swings, slides etc., for the kids.

Address: Vodičkova, 110 00 Nové Město, CZ.

Children's Island (Dětský ostrov)

Children's Island (Dětský ostrov)

Children's Island is a perfect place to take your kids after visiting all the historical and cultural places around the city. This place is located near the Mala Strana and Smichov. The island is well equipped with slides, swings, climbing nets, wooden houses, sandpits, and boats to keep the kids entertained.

Address: Dětský Island, Smíchov, 150 00 Praha 5, CZ.

Wild Šárka (Divoká Šárka)
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Wild Šárka (Divoká Šárka)

The Divoká Šárka lies on the outskirts of Prague and is a nature reserve. It boasts a natural lake, i.e. the 'Dzban', some canyons, waterfalls and a natural swimming pool. Visitors can swim, enjoy hiking trips and experience stunning views of nature - a must-visit place for all trek and adventure lovers.

Address: 116 00 Praha 6, CZ.

Stromovka

Stromovka

Stromovka (Royal Game Reserve) is the largest park in the Bubeneč district of Prague. It is spread over 95 hectares (235 acres) and is a perfect place to chill out and relax after a busy day as the park is filled with age-old trees, which also gives the place its name Stromovka - a place of trees.

Address: 170 00 Praha 7, CZ.

Wallenstein Palace Gardens (Valdštejnská Zahrada)
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Wallenstein Palace Gardens (Valdštejnská Zahrada)

Wallenstein Palace Garden lies on the southern side of the Wallenstein palace. The garden was constructed along with the palace. It is designed in the Baroque style with a Mannerist layout. This place holds numerous events in the summer, like concerts, live shows and theatrical performances.

Address: Letenská 123/4, 118 00 Malá Strana, CZ.

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