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Boat to Troja Chateau and Prague Zoo

Published on August 14th, 2014 in Entertainment

  • Boating on the Vlatava River, c.1871

  • Tha Vyšehrad Steamboat (photo courtesy of Prague Steamboat Company)

  • Tha Vltava Steamboat (photo courtesy of Prague Steamboat Company)

  • Prague Zoo and Troja Palace from above (photo courtesy of Prague Zoo)

If you’re planning on visiting the Troja Chateau (a 17th-century Baroque palace) or the Prague Zoo, one very scenic and fun way to get there is a 75-minute boat ride on the Vltava. It’s approximately a five-minute walk from the landing dock to either destination.



Prague Steamboat Company | Pražská paroplavební společnost

Rašínovo nábřeží, Prague 2, Nové Město
tel 224 930 017 | 224 931 013
hours Daily May–Oct
departs 09:00, 12:00 & 15:30
returns 10:30, 13:30 & 17:00
tickets 150 CZK Adults; 80 CZK Children; 3 and under Free
metro Karlovo Náměstí
tram 3, 4, 7, 10, 16, 17, 21 to Palackého náměstí