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Smíchov is a residential and industrial area of Prague famous for it’s brewery, shopping mall, industrial architecture, nightlife and more. Smíchov is located on the west bank of the Vltava River. The area features the Angel building a famous modern architectural gem by French architect Jean Nouvel, which is complete with an etched angel from Wim Wenders’ movie Wings of Desire on the glass façade. The Staropramen Brewery is located in Smíchov and is a popular place to visit if you are a beer lover.

 

 

 

 

Smíchov | Sightseeing in Prague

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Musaion Ethnographic Exhibition | Prague

Musaion Ethnographic Exhibition

Located in the lush green space of Petrin Hill and Kinsky Garden is the National Museum’s Musaion Ethnographic Exhibition. Since 2005 this exhibition has been housed in the Kinsky Summerhouse, an attractive Empire style...

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View of Prague from the Kinský Gardens

Kinský Gardens

Spreading over a lush 22 hectares in Prague's magnificent park area just where Smíchov meets Lesser Town, near Petřín Hill, you will find the splendid Kinský Gardens. Begun in 1825 by the patriotic Count Rudolf Kinský, these gardens were created to form a purely natural landscape without romantic excess, in celebration of the Czech National Revival, a nationalistic cultural revival movement that led into the First Republic period,...

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Meet Factory | Exterior

MeetFactory

Located a bit further afield is the MeetFactory, an international center for contemporary art that creates an artistic platform for international talent in the city of Prague. Established in 2001 in an actual meat factory in the industrial area of Holešovice, MeetFactory, o.p.s. sought to bring to Prague a space where international contemporary artists and institutions could collaborate, a space that Prague was definitely lacking....

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Staropramen Brewery | Prague Breweries | Smichov

Staropramen Brewery

In the Smichov district of Prague, an up-and-coming industrial turned hip quarter; you will find the Staropramen Brewery. This brewery produces up to half a million bottles a day, plus hundreds of thousands of kegs; Staropramen is the second largest producer of beer in the Czech Republic with a varied portfolio that consists of Staropramen, Branik, Velvet, Kelt, Belgian beers Stella Artois, Hoegaarden and Leffe, plus regional brands...

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Prague Tourist Traps

Prague-Stay.com will assist you in planning your authentic visit to this lively city and steer you away from numerous 'tourist traps' that sadly exist in this eccentric capital.

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