Gardens and Parks in Holesovice

Holesovice is an up-and-coming residential area that used to be a very industrial part of the city. It is now home to many renovated, hip factory lofts that are very popular on the market with young professionals and families. It also happens to be home to Prague’s largest garden Stromovka, or in Czech, the place of trees. Stromovka is where Praguers go to relax, unwind, picnic, and play sports, run, cycle, etc. It is especially popular with dog owners and families. The park features many walking and cycling lanes and even features a footbridge that can lead you to a large horse stable and from there across another bridge to the Baroque Troja Chateau and the world famous Prague Zoo. Letna, another popular Prague part, known for its views of Prague and its beer garden is also located in Holesovice.

  • Stromovka | Prague Parks and Gardens Stromovka Park

    Located in Prague 7, Stromovka (place of trees) Park is the largest of its kind in the city of Prague. The history of Stromovka dates back to 1268, when Premysl Otakar II used Stromovka as the royal hunting grounds. The park was open to the public in 1804, after Czech nobles saved the grounds from complete demolishment from the reign of Maria Theresa who ordered everything cut and burned. The park is no longer full of deer to hunt; the...

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  • Letna Park | Prague Gardens and Parks Letna Park

    Located on an embankment overlooking the meandering Vltava, Letna Park is an interesting and relaxing place to spend your leisure time. To begin with, you may notice a very large ticking metronome, recognition of time, located at the base of the park. This was once the area that held the largest monument to Stalin in the whole world. Erected in 1955, the monstrous monument featured the largest group monument in Europe standing at 15.5 meters in height and 22 meters...

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