We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

“Baroque garden splendour”
Review of The Vrtba Garden

The Vrtba Garden
Book In Advance
More Info
US$ 290.00*
and up
Private 3-hour History Tour of Prague's...
Ranked #33 of 1,097 things to do in Prague
Certificate of Excellence
More attraction details
Attraction details
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Reviewed 25 June 2018

A very unusual site brilliantly used to create a stunning Baroque garden. There is an aviary straight across from the entrance into the garden. The view from the top most point of the garden is really lovely, plus you get a view of the garden as a whole as you look down. Hard to decide where to look as every vantage view takes your breath away.

Thank CJB1603
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Write a Review
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
50
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (597)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
All reviews
"mala strana"
in 29 reviews
"aria hotel"
in 13 reviews
"beautiful baroque"
in 12 reviews
"small entrance fee"
in 6 reviews
"wedding photos"
in 5 reviews
"terrace garden"
in 3 reviews
"photo shoot"
in 3 reviews
"prague castle"
in 19 reviews
"great pictures"
in 3 reviews
"petrin hill"
in 8 reviews
"walk up"
in 4 reviews
"town square"
in 3 reviews
"charles bridge"
in 10 reviews
"old town"
in 7 reviews
"aviary"
in 11 reviews
"braun"
in 3 reviews
"shrubs"
in 3 reviews
Filter

30 - 34 of 597 reviews

Reviewed 25 June 2018

We were brought here on a private Prague tour of supposedly secret locations. The tour was great, the garden beautiful. But it's a garden. If I lived in Prague, I'd go there regularly; to sit, enjoy the roses and the calming atmosphere (sans tourists ;-) but without our tour guide telling us interesting things about the monastery that owns/maintains the gardens ... well it would just be a garden, now wouldn't it. And not the most amazing one I've seen either. But for city center: very nice.

1  Thank yasiss2016
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 24 June 2018

We had a sneaky picnic here on our last day killing a bit of time. Looking for somewhere to sit and while away time form the hustle and bustle we stumbled across this lovely peaceful garden.

It is a terraced garden and there are terrific views of the city and castle from the top. Only a few minutes from Charles Bridge a must do if you need some "mental-floss"

Thank Peter D
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 22 June 2018

If you are tired of so many people in Prague, this garden provides a nice option to relax. Its not far from the bridge and castle and its relaxing and peaceful.

Thank kostendusan
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Located on Karmelitska Street at Mala Strana, Vrtbovska Garden is located on the slopes of the Petrin hill on the west side of the City of Prague. The Baroque terraced garden was built in 1715-1720for the Earl of Vrtba, Jan Joseph, the chancellor of Prague Castle. Considered of of the most beautiful gardens in Central Europe, Vrtba was extensively restored from 1993-1998 at the cost of 45 million Czech crowns and for the past 20 years has been the site of weddings, receptions and cultural events.
The entry level has a fountain surrounded with manicured plantings and a decorative wall. The middle terrace is an expansive area with curving segments, classic style sculptures and wonderful topiaries. A pair of symmetrical staircases lead to the third terrace and yet another staircase leading to the look out point. During our visit on a bright sunny day in April, the views across Prague from the highest tier were magnificent.
The gardens are open daily usually from 10am-7pm, but may close for special events.

1  Thank KLE2013
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC

Travellers who viewed The Vrtba Garden also viewed

 

Been to The Vrtba Garden? Share your experiences!

Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / PAYBACK
50
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing