Gardens and Parks in New Town

Prague’s New Town boasts an array of gardens and parks, perfect for unwinding for a little break during a busy day of Prague sightseeing or running errands. The green spaces in New Town range from rose gardens to botanic gardens, large green squares and more. Please see our recommended gardens and parks in New Town below; all of the articles have photographs, maps and descriptions. Return to nature and visit a park in Prague!  

  • Franciscan Garden | Prague Garden Franciscan Garden

    Nestled secretly in a hidden courtyard between Jungmannovo and Wenceslas Square, the Franciscan Garden, a true oasis, is the perfect place to escape the overwhelming crowds in Prague. You can get to the garden through an entrance from Jungmannovo náměstí, through the Alfa passage leading from Wenceslas Square or the Světozor passage leading from Vodičkova street (both passages join in front of the gate to the garden). The garden dates back to the 14th century and was restored in the...

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  • Slovansky Island | Prague Parks Slovansky Island

    Located on the flowing Vltava next to the golden-topped National Theater is the lush Slovansky Island. A quiet retreat in the center of the city, Slovansky Island features the neo Renaissance Zofin Palace, a playground and a toy train for children, the Zofin Garden restaurant (perfect for al fresco dining), a large gazebo and the Manes building, a famous functionalist building plus more. The island was formed in the 17th century by gradual soil deposits. After the floods in 1784...

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  • Charles University Botanic Garden | Prague Gardens and Parks Charles University Botanic Garden

    Close to Karlovo Namesti is the oldest botanical garden in the Czech Republic, the Botanic Garden of the Faculty of Science at Charles University. The garden used to be in the Smíchov district, but due to flooding from the Vltava River, the garden was relocated in 1898 to its current location. Located a bit out of the main tourist way, this intimate garden is relaxing and romantic, with benches and couples in love everywhere you look. Its winding paths lead...

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