Sunny days are coming – 5 best parks to visit in Prague

Ksenia Zhuikova @ksuzhuikova

Riegrovy Sady

This is a beautiful park with a view of the entire historical part of the city. Riegrovy Sady was founded on the site of former vineyards, which makes it one of the best botanical and landscape parks in Europe. The park has completely acquired the look of an English park. In spring, chestnuts bloom and in summer roses bloom. On the wide green lawns people can lie, read on hot summer days, or just sit and look at the magnificent architecture of Prague.

Address: Vinohrady, Praha 2

Park Stromovka

One of the most famous and favorite getaway spots of Prague for citizens and tourists. Today it is one of the popular rest areas in the central part of the city. There are many winding paths, flowers and picturesque ponds. The main attraction of the park is the Summer Palace (Místodržitelský letohrádek). The castle was built in the neo-gothic style by the architect Palliardi. There are also special barbecue areas in the park. For young guests, there are special playgrounds with swings, slides and everything that children love. Stromovka Park has the largest planetarium in Prague.

Address: Obora Stromovka, Prague 7 

Kampa Island

Kampa is a small romantic island on the Vlatva River, located in the center of Prague. The picturesque park, which the Czechs call the “the little Venice”, is located at the confluence of the Vltava and the Chertovka Canal.  The island offers a stunning view to the waterfront with its amazing facades of houses, as well as the famous water wheel. This place is an oasis of serenity among the bustle of the city. 

Address: Na Kampě 512/11, Prague 1

Divoká Šárka

This is a large forest area, consisting of rocks and magical looking forests that go deep into the horizon of the nature reserve. The Divoka Sharka Nature Reserve is named as the warrior Sharka. This place has its own mysterious legend, which says that the warrior Sharka allegedly threw herself off a cliff in the park when she betrayed her beloved Ktirada. Prague’s largest green reserve gives the opportunity to escape the hustle of the city without going far away outside the city. 

Address: Divoká Šárka 8/2, Praha 6


The sightseeing park is located above the tunnel between Prague 3 and 8. It offers a beautiful view of Prague, a variety of hiking trails, picnic areas and playgrounds. If one wants to plunge into history with an incredible view, Vitkov is one of the best places to visit.

Address: Žižkov, Praha 3