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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. To visit The Vrtba Garden on your holiday in Prague, and find out what else Prague has to offer, use our Prague itinerary builder.
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  • We didn't see any flowers when we visited the garden in May, but the attraction of the garden is not so much in beautiful flowers but the landscaped hedges and bushes which are manicured into interest...  more »
  • Loved this little garden - definitely worth a visit and a climb to the top for the views across the Prague rooftops. I love gardens and whenever I can find one I try to visit - this one was an oasis i...  more »
  • We came across the garden whilst walking , although could have easily missed it. A good place to get away from the crowds and enjoy an old formal garden. Good views from the top. The only thing we did...  more »