There are numerous gardens and parks in Czech Republic which are worth visiting and are located not far from city centers. Some include children’s playgrounds, some are large enough to go jogging or skating. Many of the gardens boast many flowers and their beauty is stunning.
Here is a list of some of the most beautiful gardens in Czech Republic.
- Wallenstein Garden. Located in the Lesser Quarter the garden is part of the Wallenstein Palace which is now the seat of the Senate of the Czech Republic. Built together with the palace in 1623 – 1630 the garden is one of the finest examples of the early Baroque in Prague. It is a lovely and peaceful place in the very center of Prague.
Location: Vadstejnske Namesti 4, Prague 118 00
Nearby hotels: Golden Well Hotel, Alchymist Prague Castle Suites, Augustine, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Prague
Nearby sights: The Vrtba Garden, Kampa Park
- Paradise Garden. This is the first garden upon entering the South gardens from the new Castle Stairs with a surface area of 0.38 hectares. The garden was established in 1562 upon an order of archduke Ferdinand of Tyrol and served as a private garden.
Location: Tkalcovska, Znojmo
Nearby hotels: Hotel Morava, Hotel U Divadla, Penzion U Císaře Zikmunda
Nearby sights: St. Nicholas Church (Kostel svate Mikulase), Town Hall Tower, Masaryk Square
- Franciscan Garden. With its rows of white benches and cultivated rose bushes, the small garden is a peaceful oasis which is located just off Wenceslas Square. Although the Franciscan Garden is small it has an attractive fountain, a children’s play area and offers gorgeous view of the Our Lady of the Snows church.
Location: Jungman Square | Vaclavske namesti,Prague 110 00
Nearby hotels: Leon Hotel, Hotel Edvin, Myo Hotel Mysterius
Nearby sights: Wenceslas Square, Church of Our Lady of the Snows, Jungmannovo Square
- Vrtba Garden. Situated on the slope of Petrin Hill, Vrtba Garden is one of the most precious and beautiful Baroque gardens in central Europe. It was created in 1720 by Czech designer. Vrtba Garden keeps its original look from 18th century till nowadays. There are elegant staircases, decorated banisters, terraces, flower bed, hedges and statues in the garden due to which it is declared a UNESCO World Heritage List.
Location: Karmelitska 373/25, Prague 11800
Nearby hotels: Aria Hotel, Alchymist Grand Hotel & Spa, Mandarin Oriental, Prague
Nearby sights: Wallenstein Palace Gardens, Prague Botanical Garden, Loreta Prague