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The National Theater - auditorium

Guided tours at The National Theatre (individuals) Czech

Guided tours in Czech for individuals and groups of up to 10 people

The National Theatre

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    October 2022

    Sunday 9. 10.

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    Saturday 15. 10.

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    Sunday 16. 10.

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    • 08:00
    • 09:30
    • 11:00

    Friday 28. 10.

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    • 10:00
    • 11:30

    Saturday 29. 10.

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    • 08:00
    • 09:30

    Basic information


    The National Theatre

    Approximate running time

    50 minutes, no intermission


    In Czech

    Basic information about the tour

    Intended for: Individuals and groups up to 10 people
    Language: Czech

    Meeting of participants: The tour meets 10 minutes before the official start in front of the main entrance to the National Theatre building, at Národní street. Please, be punctual, once the tour starts, it is no longer possible to enter the building.

    Tours in another language:
    Tours in English language

    The Neo-Renaissance building by architect Josef Zítek belongs among the most important constructions in the country, not only in terms of national culture and history but also due to its architectural design.

    Guided tours

    The Neo-Renaissance building by architect Josef Zítek is one of the country’s most remarkable architectural landmarks, both artistically, culturally, and historically.

    Beyond the auditorium and the stage, the generous interior includes several halls, lounges, a foyer, and a terrace inviting you to admire the works of Bohuslav Schnirch, Mikoláš Aleš, František Ženíšek, Josef Václav Myslbek, Václav Brožík, Josef Tulka, and Julius Mařák. The location of the former saltworks, acquired for the building’s construction, grants the theatre a beautiful view of the panorama of Hradčany from the Vltava river bank.

    The tour takes you through each floor of the theatre. We will see the underground foundation stones, the auditorium on the ground floor, the two foyers with artworks, as well as the highest place a visitor to the National Theatre can get to - the terrace with a view of Petrin Hill and Prague Castle.

    This tour is in Czech language.
    Schedule of tours in English

    Photo and video gallery


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      Practical information

      Where to buy tickets

      The National Theatre sells tickets up to 6 months in advance. On 1 October at 9am we started selling tickets for performances of Drama, Ballet, Opera and Laterna magika until the end of March 2023.

      When purchasing online, you can get an e-ticket. You can pick up printed tickets in person at the box offices of the National Theatre.

      Parking at the National Theater

      While visiting The National Theatre and the New Stage you can use again the underground car park of the National Theatre. Information and a parking fee.


      What to wear?

      By their appearance, attire and behaviour, the audience is obliged to adhere to the accustomed practice expected from them when attending a theatre performance.

      Buffets at the National Theater

      No waiting. For your benefit, please pre-order your food and beverages at the bar to minimize waiting in the queue!

      Menu (PDF, 70 kB)