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Průhonice Park

Local name: Průhonice Park

The park at the Průhonice Castle has been on the UNESCO World Heritage List since 2012. The park axis is the Botič valley with beautiful meadows and rocks. The rhododendrons dominate among the plants - there are about 8000 of them in total. The park also boasts an impressive azalea culture. Three routes have been prepared for tourists, the longest walk lasts up to 5 hours.

Its origins date back to the second half of the nineteenth century. The author of the idea of creating the park was the Count Arnošt Emanuel Silva-Tarouca, a famous Czech dendrologist. Currently, many species of flowers and trees can be admired here, especially the heather plants are represented in large numbers.

The basis of the park areas were open spaces. Count Silva-Tarouca skillfully combined various plant species in such a way that the park looked favorable at any time of the year. As a dendrologist, he also thought of planting part of the area, today there are about 1,600 species of various trees, both native and exotic.


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    Průhonice Park map
    252 43 Průhonice , Czechia