Take the time to find the tiny and very well-hidden Alchemist cafe behind the
Sparta football stadium on Jana Zajíce ulice. With fantastic coffee and great
ice cream and cakes, this quiet, smoke-free cafe is an excellent way to start
From there make the short walk to the edge of Stromovka and begin your descent into
the splendid old royal hunting grounds that now comprise Prague’s largest
Seriously flooded last summer, with a loss of over 600 trees, the park has largely
retained its magnificence. If you have roller blades or bikes, this is also a
great way to spend a late summer or autumn day. (Personally, I think that autumn
is the best time of year to visit Stromovka – it feels somehow older and
On bikes or skates, the trip to the zoo will take about a half hour - on foot
give yourselves about an hour. A good map of the city or, better yet, of the
park itself isn’t a bad idea as the signs leading to the zoo are few and far
between, though getting lost in Stromovka can be part of the fun.
Like Stromovka, the Zoo was seriously damaged during the floods, but a dramatic
evacuation and well-planned reconstruction have restored it, and many feel
that the disaster has provided a catalyst for vastly modernising and
improving the 72-year-old gardens.
One year on from the floods, life had largely returned to normal, at least for
the zoo's animals. Some of the effects of the devastation are still visible
in the zoo's lower half: the gorilla house and the big cats' enclosure, for
instance, were completely destroyed. But there is an essential difference:
There’s now a positive air of renewal, and reconstruction is well underway.
Accommodation in Stromovka park area.
Pension U Kaprala
Good located clean pension called "U KAPRALA" which is situated close to the centre of Prague with convenient underground connection to the city. Pension "U KAPRALA" pension has 16 rooms of several types at your disposal with the capacity of 63 beds, restaurant with bar, garden and parking place. Sa...
Season: 36 EUR Double room / night
Hotel Parkhotel Prague
Parkhotel Prague services include washing and cleaning of the laundry, hair dressing saloon, the sale of souvenirs, hotel taxi, car rent, secretary & other tourist services. Two restaurants and the Club offer a wide variety of food - both from traditional and international cuisine. The lobby bar, th...
Special Offer: 54 EUR Double room / night
Hotel Olga Prague
Prague Hotel offers accommodation in three stars category single rooms and double rooms (with extra bed possibility). Guest rooms are equipped with bathroom, toilet, TV-Sat and direct-dial phone. Hotel restaurant and the parlour are ready at disposal of hotel guests.
Hostel Pristavni Prague
A modern building, which was opened in year 1989, is situated in the layer center of Prague in a quater named Holesovice. Wenceslas Square (Vaclavske namesti) and Old Town (Stare Mesto) can be reached in 15 minutes by public transport...
Hotel Art Prague
Both stylish, comfortable interior and location makes Art Hotel Praha ideal for business clients or clients coming for time off in the City of One Hundred spires. Art Hotel Praha was built recently and has a display of Czech modern art, is located in the historical centre of Prague, in a quiet neigh...
High-Season: 174 EUR double room / night