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Top Choice Fortress in Smíchov & Vyšehrad

Vyšehrad Citadel

The Vyšehrad Citadel refers to the complex of buildings and structures atop Vyšehrad Hill that have played an important role in Czech history for over 1000 years as a royal residence, religious centre and military f…
Top Choice Food in Smíchov & Vyšehrad

Wine Food Market

This rather unpromising, industrial corner in a forgotten Smíchov neighbourhood holds arguably the city's best Italian market, with all manner of breads, cheeses, meats and Italian goodies such as marinated mushroom…
Top Choice Cemetery in Smíchov & Vyšehrad

Vyšehrad Cemetery

Vyšehrad Cemetery is a main attraction for many visitors, being the final resting place for dozens of Czech luminaries, including Antonín Dvořák, Bedřich Smetana and Alfons Mucha. Many tombs and headstones are works…
Architecture in Smíchov & Vyšehrad

Brick Gate & Casements

The Brick Gate & Casements highlight Vyšehrad's role as a military fortress in the 17th and 18th centuries, a period when the area was fought over by Austrian, Prussian and French forces. There's an exhibition o…
Cafe in Smíchov & Vyšehrad

Kavárna Co Hledá Jméno

One of the most eye-catching of a slew of industrial-style, hipsterish cafes to open around town in the past couple of years. Light bulbs hanging from cords, mix-and-match chairs, plank flooring and an enormous tree…
Czech in Smíchov & Vyšehrad

U Kroka

Cap a visit to historic Vyšehrad Citadel with a hearty meal at this traditional pub that delivers not just excellent beer but very good food as well. Classic dishes like goulash, boiled beef, rabbit and duck confit …
Live Performance in Smíchov & Vyšehrad

MeetFactory

David Černý’s MeetFactory is a remarkable project that unites artists from around the world to live and create in an abandoned factory south of Smíchovské nádraží. The space is used for exhibitions, happenings, film…
Jazz in Smíchov & Vyšehrad

Jazz Dock

Most of Prague’s jazz clubs are smoky cellar affairs, but this riverside club is a definite step up, with clean, modern decor and a decidedly romantic view out over the Vltava. It draws some of the best local talent…
Pub in Smíchov & Vyšehrad

Lokal Blok

The perfect Prague combination: a raucous pub and a state-of-the-art climbing wall (though presumably you’re supposed to climb before you drink and not vice versa). Most nights there’s a lively crowd, fuelled by Pil…
Sculpture in Smíchov & Vyšehrad

Brownnosers (David Černý)

This sculpture by visual artist David Černý dates from 2003 and is on permanent display at Smíchov's Futura Gallery. The work shows former president Václav Klaus and artist Milan Knížák feeding each other human wast…