If you are a lover of classical theater or music, opera, etc. have a look at our featured theaters and classical music venues in Prague listed below. Central Europe is known throughout the world for its classical music culture. The city of Prague features many gorgeous venues that offer outstanding productions of Czech and international operas, concerts and performances. The Czech Republic is famous worldwide for two top composers, Antonín Dvořák and Bedřich Smetana and you can see their productions throughout the year in Prague in a variety of venues. It is also interesting to note that Mozart had an intimate history with the city of Prague as well. It was in Prague that on October 29, 1787, Mozart’s Don Giovanni premiered in the beautiful Estates Theater. All of the theaters in Prague listed below are complete with full descriptions, photographs, contact information and maps.  

National Theater

The cornerstone of the realization of the deep-seated and long-held Czech desire for independent nationhood and the preservation and celebration of the Czech language was laid with the cornerstone of the National Theater on May 16, 1868. Built overlooking the Vltava River using funds entirely donated by the general populous in response to an all-ca...

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State Opera Praha

First known as the German Theater, this gem of the Prague operatic scene was opened on January 5th, 1888 with a production by Wagner, expressly for the German artists in Prague who had previously been performing at the Estates Theater and longed for their own space, spurred on by the creation of the National Theater and its almost exclusively Czech...

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Smetana Hall - Municipal House

The Municipal House’s acclaimed Smetana Hall represents a perfect combination of high Art Nouveau style and beauty with a function unmatched by other classical music venues in Prague. The largest of Prague’s concert halls, with its seating capacity of 1200 seats, reverberates with the dulcet tones of its original Art Nouveau organ, as well as the p...

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Rudolfinum

Located on the banks of the Vltava River, with a lovely view of Prague Castle, sits the stately neo Renaissance Rudolfinum Concert Hall, home to the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra. Second only to the National Theater, the Rudolfinum is one of the most prized and important neo Renaissance structures in Prague. Named in honor of the Crown Prince Rudolf...

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Vinohrady Theater

Nearly adjacent to the church of St. Ludmila, in the very popular residential neighborhood of Vinohrady, sits the equally popular Vinohrady Theater. Opened in November 1907, finished after only two years of actual construction, this theater has been the perfect setting for some of the premiere drama productions in Prague over the past 100 years. Cz...

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Estates Theater

A favorite of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, the acclaimed Estates Theater with its signature green and cream facade sits just between Wenceslas Square and Old Town Square and is adjacent to the Karolinum, directly in the center of Prague. One of Europe’s most charming and elegant venues, the Estates Theater was built to enhance the beauty and artistic c...

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