A monastery with an amazing library
To the west of Prague Castle is the massive complex of the Strahov Monastery. Apart from the monastery itself, the famous Strahov Library and the surrounding churches are worth a visit. Directly below the monastery is the famous view of Prague.
Western entrance to the grounds of the Strahov Monastery
The easiest way to get to the monastery is by public transport. The nearest tram stop is Pohořelec. From here it is only a few tens of meters to the western entrance to the complex.
Church of St. Rocha
The first to come across the picturesque church of St. Rocha, which now serves as a gallery
Basilica of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary
The snow-white Basilica of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary stands directly opposite you. The current form is braokni.
Strahov Monastery Brewery
During this walk you can also have a snack in the Strahov monastery brewery. Sv. Norbert
Entrance to the Strahov Library
Most tourists head to this area because of the famous Strahov Library. The entrance is right next to the basilica
Interior of the basilica
The basilica has a beautiful interior and is definitely worth a visit
Premonstratensian monastery in Strahov
The center of this area is the monumental Premonstratensian monastery in Strahov, founded in the 12th century.
Monument of National Literature
The eastern courtyard of the monastery is freely accessible. There is a Monument of National Literature
View of Prague
Just below the monastery is the Abbey Garden and then the promenade of Raoul Wallenberg, from where there are beautiful views of Prague.
Monastery from below
As you slowly descend to Prague Castle, you will see the monastery in all its beauty
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