Walking Tour 19

Main Post Office, Mozart's Park

Duration5 800 m
Ascent200 m
Sestup210 m
Time90 min
Consumption of energy: (70 kg)1 491 kJ
Consumption of energy: (80 kg)1 704 kJ

Main Post Office

After crossing Poštovní most (Post Bridge), walk up I. P. Pavlova (I. P. Pavlov) Street and the forest path leading along the swimming pool of the Thermal Hotel. Continue through Mozart's Park to the Church of Saint Andrew where you will turn right to Ondřejská (Andrew) Street and then once again right to the Na Vyhlídce Street.

When you reach the building of the Panorama funicular, cross the street and continue up the forest road to Turgeněvova stezka (Turgenev's Path). Keep walking right along the path to a forest crossroads and then up the serpentines to Goethe's Lookout.

From there walk down a forest road to an intersection where you will turn right to the gently descending Stará pražská silnice (Old Prague Road) and the “Černý kůň” (Black Horse) stop of bus line No. 8. From the bus stop, you may continue down Moravská Street to Vřídelní kolonáda (Hot Spring Colonnade).

Mozart's Park (Former St. Andrew Church Cemetery)

In Mozart's Park, you may find the tombstones of a number of renowned personages, such as the son of composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Prussian architect Friedrich Gilly, local physician Jean de Carro, local physician David Becher, local bookprinter and publisher Franz Franieck, etc. The park ends by the late Gothic Church of Saint Andrew that acquired its present-day appearance in 1841.

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