Holešovice is a former industrial area that has blossomed into Prague's center for the modern and contemporary art galleries and design showrooms scene in the last few years. Situated in the north of Prague, Holešovice takes up the majority of Prague 7 and features such gems as the National Gallery's completely underrated Veletržní palác and the independent Dox Center for Contemporary Art – one of the most exciting art gallery projects to hit Prague in the last decade. If the art galleries aren't enough to convince you of a quick and easy jaunt over to Prague 7, the area also boasts an abundance of greenery, good restaurants, nice cafes, outdoor markets and hopping nightlife. Holešovice is also home to Prague's second largest train station, Nádraží Holešovice.

Trade Fair Palace

The Trade Fair Palace, located in Prague's Holešovice district, was one of the first and largest Functionalist buildings in Prague. This iconic cultural monument is now home to the National Gallery's permanent exhibition of works of art from the 20th and 21st centuries. The main focus of the collections of the National Gallery in the Trade Fair Pal...

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DOX Center for Contemporary Art

Since its foundation in 2008, the DOX Center for contemporary art, architecture, and design has established itself successfully as one of the most important centers of contemporary art in Prague. This progressive private art institution specializing in contemporary art is very popular with the general public. Between 2008 and 2012 DOX held more tha...

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Lapidary of the National Museum

At the National Museum's Lapidary at the Prague exhibition fairgrounds you can admire the permanent exhibition of stone monuments originating in Bohemia between the 11th and 19th century. The collection of the Lapidary of the National Museum is very extensive and comprises some 2,000 objects, out of which only the best 400 are exhibited. The majori...

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