The Vrtba Garden, Prague

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Enjoy one a magnificent baroque landscaping in The Vrtba Garden, a large garden built on the slope of Petrin Hill in Prague. Made up of Italian-style terraces connected by stairs and supported by curved walls, the garden features many exquisite sculptures of Ceres and Bacchus and elaborate rail guards crafted by some of the best artists of the 18th century Habsburg Prague. A circular pool with a statue of sea monster is surrounded by fine labyrinth topiary and live fences. Interior decorations have been well-preserved with fresco paintings and there is an aviary featuring some rare birds maintained by Prague Zoo. Enjoy views of the city from a tranquil spot. Put The Vrtba Garden and other Prague attractions into our Prague online trip itinerary builder , and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • Stunning garden arabesques, incredible sculptures, fountains with fish, Arcade, ivy-clad, benches in the shade, colorful floral arrangements and 4 level terraces for composite review-very nice! Oddly, we don't immediately find the entrance to the grounds: on the map, that you want to crawl Karmelitskoj angle and the market place by the "Court", but no access to the garden is not there. It turns out that the entrance to the garden is right on the corner of these streets, the junction is dvustvorchatnaja door, open the reception hours, and with the relevant signs on each side =)) be careful)) Often there remove wedding (and not only) photo shoot-but space lacking everything. P.s.: in the garden live two lovely cats =))
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  • I had the fortunate opportunity to visit this beautiful baroque garden on a sunny day in August. Situated between St Nicolas Cathedral and Church of Our Lady Victorious, this Italian style terrace gar...  more »
  • We discovered these gardens walking toward the Castle. We entered despite the fact that it was paid. It's a quiet place and maintained with care. We mounted at the top of the gardens where the view is superb. Do not be afraid of bees! It is easy to understand by seeing the place why we saw 2 couples take wedding photos.
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