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National Theatre
New Town, Prague 1

National Theatre
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Performances Opera & Ballet
Air conditioning Yes
Smoking Policy All non-smoking
Elevator/Lift Yes
Wheelchair Access Yes
Dress Code Recommendations No official dress code. Attire ranges from casual to formal evening wear
Address of National Theatre
National Theatre
Narodni 2, New Town, Prague 1
Czech Republic
Public transport to get to National Theatre
Metro station: Narodni trida (line B)
Tram stop: Narodni divadlo (trams 6, 9, 17, 18, 22)
Places of interest near to National Theatre
- Laterna Magika
- Zofin Palace & Garden Restaurant
- V Zatisi Wine Restaurant
- Café Louvre
- U Fleku Beer Hall & Restaurant
- Bellevue Restaurant
- Mlynec Restaurant
- Café Slavia
Map of National Theatre in Prague Book National Theatre online
The National Theatre in Prague is a stunning neo-Renaissance building dating from 1868-83. It is instantly recognisable from the river, its golden roof gleaming in the sunshine on fine weather days.

The theatre is set on the Old Town / New Town bank of the Vltava River, one bridge along from Charles Bridge.

For Czech people, the National Theatre is one of the most important cultural institutions in Prague - since inception, a symbol of the Czech National Revival.

To this end the theatre has played a significant role in the development of the Czech language, Czech music and the country's dramatic arts.

The construction of the National Theatre was largely funded by private donations. Shockingly, on the 12th August 1891, just days before the official opening, the whole building was gutted by fire.

Within 6 weeks enough money had been raised to rebuild it. And just two years later, in 1883, it opened with a performance of Libuse by the famous Czech composer Bedřich Smetana.

The rich, artistic tradition continues at the National Theatre today, with a fine repertoire of opera and ballet, Czech drama and advent concerts.

For listings and to book tickets for the National Theatre:
Prague opera, ballet & concerts.

To discover more about the National Theatre, take a Prague tour:
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Prague Grand City Sightseeing Tour & Boat
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