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Prague in detail


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Prague superlatives

The longest

  • escalator – at Náměstí Míru metro station (Line A) - 87,2 m
  • cathedral nave – St Vitus Cathedral (Prague Castle), 124 m
  • distance between metro stations – Nádraží Holešovice - Kobylisy (Line C) - 2.24 km
  • bridge - Negrelli aquaduct (Prague 8), 1,250 m
  • square – Wenceslas Square (Václavské náměsti), Prague 1 - 750 m
  • block building – a building in Zelenohorská street (300 m long, 18 entrance doors)
  • stream - Rokytka, 36.2 km of which 31.5 are in Prague; Botič stream - 33.5 km, of which 21 are in Prague
  • street – Strakonická street, 10.5 km

The deepest

  • metro station - Náměstí Míru (Line A) - 53 m
  • well – well in the Third Courtyard of Prague Castle – 70 m

The shortest

  • distance between metro stations - Hlavní nádraží - Muzeum (Line C) - 425 m
  • bridge - Svatopluka Čecha (Prague 1) - 169 m
  • stream - Mariánský potůček near Malá Chuchle (Prague 5) - 1 km
  • street - Boršov (Prague 1) - 40 m

The smallest

  • house - 1043/4 Anežská street, Prague 1 (street front 2.25 m)
  • nature reserve – Motol Ordovician (Prague 5) – 0.2 ha
  • rotunda – St Longinus, Na Rybníčku street (Prague 2)
  • housing estate – Invalidovna, Prague 8 – Karlín (less than 3 000 residents)

The lowest

  • point - 172 meters above sea level in Suchdol - Drahanské valley (Prague 6), where the Vltava river exits Prague territory (river bottom)

The oldest

  • Baroque garden - Valdštejnská Garden
  • preserved fountain – The Singing Fountain (Royal Garden at Prague Castle) established in 1564-68)
  • hotel guest book - Radisson SAS Alcron hotel (Prague 1) – began to be kept in 1932
  • cemetery - Vyšehrad (Prague 4) – established 1887
  • café - Slavia (Prague 1, Národní třída) – opened in the Lažanský Palace in 1881
  • meteorological observatory - Klementinum (Prague 1), keeping records since 1752
  • model of Prague - author Antonín Langweil, model created in 1826-34, on display in Museum of the Capital City of Prague
  • bridge – Charles Bridge (built 1357)
  • embankment – Smetanovo nábřeží (Prague 1) – built 1841-45
  • train station – Masaryk Station (in operation since 1845)
  • hospital - Na Františku (Prague 1) - from 1354
  • department store – Haas House (Haasův dům), Na Příkopě Street - next to Koruna (Prague 1) - 1871
  • brewery - U Fleků (Prague 1, Křemencova street) – founded in 1499
  • rotunda - Rotunda of St. Martin at Vyšehrad (Prague 4) – dating back to 12th century
  • housing estate – Solidarita, Prague 10 – 1949
  • printing works - Hálkova street, Prague 1, founded by Dr. Eduard Grégr and his son (1861)
  • railway tunnel – single-track tunnel at the south edge of Stromovka, designed by Jakub Hable, 104 m long. The tunnel is still in use as part of the Masaryk Station – Kladno line
  • organ – Týn Church at the Old Town Square, Prague 1, 1673, made by a German organ maker Hans Heinrich Mundt

The biggest

  • administration building utilised by a single company - T-Mobile building (Prague 4 - Roztyly)
  • equestrian statue - Jan Žižka (at Vítkov hill, Prague 3), author B. Kafka, height 9 m, length 9.6 m, 5 m wide
  • cathedral - St. Vitus Cathedral, Prague Castle, built 1873-1929, length 124 m, maximum width 60 meters, vault height 33 meters
  • square (Czech Rep. as well) – Charles Square (Karlovo náměstí), Prague 2 – total area 79,650 m2
  • swimming pool – Podolí swimming pool (Prague 4 - Podolí)
  • orchard – Royal Enclosure (Královská obora), today's Stromovka (Prague 7), surface area 11,5 ha
  • stadium – Strahov stadium (Prague 1) – surface area 310.5 by 202.5 m
  • bell - Zikmund (second story of St. Vitus Cathedral, maximum diameter 256 centimeters, height 203 centimeters, weight 16,500 kilograms)
  • chimes – Loreto chimes (Prague 1, Loretánské Square), in total 30 bells

The tallest/highest

  • hill - Teleček (399 meters above sea level), from Zličín towards Chrášťany
  • building – former Czech Radio building at Pankrác (Prague 4) - height 109 m, 30 storeys
  • church vault – Church of Our Lady of the Snow, Jungmanovo square (Prague 1 Square) - 39 m
  • chimney – incineration plant in Malešice (Prague 10)
  • bridge - Nuselský Bridge - length 485 meters, width 26 meters, heigth 40 meters
  • altar – Churh of Our Lady of the Snow (29m)
  • most highly positioned metro station – Zličín – Metro B (380 above sea level)
  • building – Žižkov TV tower (Prague 3) - 216 meters



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