Travel: A Walking Tour In The Gardens Of Prague

April 11, 2023 – A walking tour through Prague’s most beautiful and enchanting green spaces, including the Waldstein Garden and the Vojan Gardens.

Waldstein Garden (Valdštejnská zahrada) – This strictly geometrically designed early Baroque garden was created parallel with the Wallenstein Palace construction from 1623 to 1629. At first sight, one’s eyes are drawn to the massive sala pavilion, unprecedented at the time of its construction, and an artificial cave with stalactites (grotto). In summer, the garden is the venue for concerts and theatrical performances. The Waldstein garden is probably the first palace garden in Prague built-in connection with the palace object.

The Vojan Gardens (Vojanovy sady) are considered the oldest partially preserved garden in Prague. They are a part of the former fruit garden, which originated simultaneously with demolishing an Episcopal court in 1248. At that time, it was called after its owner Pytlíkovská or Flavínovská. In 1653, Ferdinand III bought the garden and an adjacent house for the Order of Carmelite Sisters. The Carmelites built a convent with a church of St. Joseph in the years between 1673 and 1690. The garden was established around 1670, and it served as a utility garden.

Filmed and edited on April 10, 2023 by: Perception Philosophy


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