Shooters Island, Prague

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Nestled under one of the city's many bridges, Shooters Island attracts romantic souls with its old-time atmosphere, shaded green lawns, and scenic views of the old town. Often compared to Venice, the island owes its name to longbow and crossbow shooters who used to train here in the 15th century. In the 19th century, the island witnessed a busy social life filled with balls, concerts, and cabaret performances. Today, visitors come for the many cultural events, including open-air theater screenings, concerts, and free parties. A park covers most of the island, but the north bank boasts a small beach from which you can watch swans or go paddleboarding. Plan to see Shooters Island and other attractions that appeal to you using our Prague online travel planner .
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  • On a long walk through the centre of Prague, this was the place I felt most relaxed all day. Although it was reasonably busy, it still felt peaceful. The boats going past either side, the beautiful ar...  more »
  • The island is located in the Center. A short walk from the National Theater. Super place for a picnic. The Park is clean. A lot of trees. I definitely recommend.
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  • Perfect to visit on a sunny day and take you food with you. It sometimes holds fairs or small free concerts, other activities during local celebrations.  more »

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