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Petrin Hill, Prague

Categories: Lookouts, Nature & Parks, Tourist Spots
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4.2/5 based on 4,000+ reviews on the web
On a clear day, Petrin Hill offers sweeping views of Prague and beyond. Rising some 130 m (420 ft) above the left bank of the Vltava River, the hill is one of the city's most popular recreational areas for both visitors and natives. The hill's dominant feature is a 62 m (200 ft) high lookout tower, inspired by the Eiffel Tower in Paris. Although you can scramble up the hill on foot, the easiest way to access the top is by a century-old funicular railway. Once there, you can climb the lookout tower's 299 steps for a small fee, or picnic in the park for free. Arrange your visit to Petrin Hill and discover more family-friendly attractions in Prague using our Prague trip builder.
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  • Worth a trip especially if combined with a ticket into the mirror maze, but not much else up here. The gardens are good, but it is then a long steep walk to the Castle with no options for transport un...  read more »
  • Walking up the park can get a little tiring though you can take the sky tram. There's a mini Eiffel tower which gives you nice views of the city and castle. Besides that, there's not much to do there....  read more »
  • there a lot of walk to reach the top of this Hill, but the view of the city is beautiful
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