Průhonice Park and Castle – UNESCO World Heritage Site near Prague

The castle and lake in The Průhonice Park, The Czech Republic
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Průhonice Park is one of the largest landscaped parks in Europe covering 240 hectares. It is situated just few kilometers from the Czech capital, Prague. Park is the ideal place for relaxation and romantic walks.

It is a place where several fairy tales were filmed and still a place where Czech people like to have fairy tale weddings. Apart from large park there is also a castle and lake.

The castle and lake in The Průhonice Park, The Czech Republic
The castle and lake in The Průhonice Park, The Czech Republic

The best time to visit this park is during the spring and summer months when the park is in full blossom. However pleasant walks can be enjoyed during the whole year as there are around 40 kilometers of walking paths.

In winter the park is covered with snow and the waterfalls are frozen. The park is suitable for both young people as well as families with children.

The Průhonice Park and Castle, The Czech Republic - 1
The Průhonice Park and Castle, The Czech Republic

Park was founded in 1885 by Count Arnošt Emanuel Silva-Tarouca and except of forest with exotic trees you can see here also meadows and large alpine garden.

The basic admission to the park is 50,-CZK (around 2,-EUR) and you can get here by public bus from Praha-Opatov metro station.

Old tree in The Průhonice Park and Castle, The Czech Republic
Old tree in The Průhonice Park

Trees in The Průhonice Park and Castle, The Czech Republic
Trees in The Průhonice Park

Walking path in The Průhonice Park and Castle, The Czech Republic
Walking path in The Průhonice Park

The castle and lake in The Průhonice Park, The Czech Republic
The castle and lake in The Průhonice Park

The castle in The Průhonice Park, The Czech Republic
The castle in The Průhonice Park

The castle and lake in The Průhonice Park, The Czech Republic
The castle and lake in The Průhonice Park

Alpine garden in The Průhonice Park, The Czech Republic
Alpine garden in The Průhonice Park

Průhonice Castle, The Czech Republic
Průhonice Castle

Průhonice Castle facade, The Czech Republic
Průhonice Castle facade

Lake at Průhonice Park, The Czech Republic
Lake at Průhonice Park

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