Hradčany, the Castle District, is the district of the city of , surrounding Prague Castle. The castle is one of the biggest in the world at about 570 metres in length and an average of about 130 metres wide.

Landmarks in the Area

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A bronze sculpture of Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk is installed at Prague Castle in , Czech Republic. Photo: Paddy, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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Wrestling Titans, also known as Fighting Giants and Giants' Gate, is a pair of outdoor sculptures leading to the first courtyard of Prague Castle, in the . Photo: Steve Collis, CC BY 2.0.

The National Gallery Prague, formerly the National Gallery in Prague, is a state-owned art gallery… Photo: Packa, CC BY-SA 2.5.

Localities in the Area

Malá Strana or more formally Menší Město pražské is a district of the city of , , and one of its most historic neighbourhoods. Photo: Aqwis, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Střešovice is a neighborhood of green, quiet, village-like streets in the west of . is situated 1¼ km west of Hradčany. Photo: Jedudedek, CC BY-SA 2.5.

Josefov is a town quarter and the smallest cadastral area of , , formerly the Jewish ghetto of the town. is situated 1½ km east of Hradčany. Photo: Balou46, CC BY-SA 3.0.


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