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Rieger Gardens

Rieger Gardens is a city park in the Vinohrady district of Prague. With its area of about 11 hectares of green space, it is a perfect place for relaxation. The hundred-year-old park, named after Czech politician František Ladislav Rieger, was created in 1902 by joining several neighbouring gardens and settlements. Some of them, mainly small buildings, have been preserved – for example, the late Classicist lookout tower “Mlíkárna” with a terrace view, which is currently used as a café. There are three main paths to the park – from Polská Street up the large staircase, past the Myslbek’s statue of Rieger; from Chopin Street and from Vozová Street through the stone gate. In Rieger Gardens, visitors can visit a nice covered outside seating with a large projection screen (for watching sports) and taste several kinds of beer. Visitors can also rent a grill. 

Useful information for visitors

Address: Riegrovy sady, Prague 2
GPS: 50.08023900, 14.44150100

Public transport connections

Na Smetance bus stop
Italská tram stop

Opening hours and admission

Rieger Gardens are freely accessible to the public. Access to the public playground is restricted by opening hours. For more information, click here. For information about the opening hours of Zahrádka Restaurant, go here.

Interesting facts about Rieger Gardens

In Rieger Gardens, there is also the Sokolovna (gymnasium) of Vinohrady with a restaurant, a swimming pool and a big playground. In 1913, the statue of František Ladislav Rieger by Czech sculptor Josef Václav Myslbek was ceremonially unveiled in Rieger Gardens.

Nearby historical sights