Flora (Prague Metro)

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Coordinates: 50°4′39.47″N 14°27′40.45″E / 50.0776306°N 14.4612361°E / 50.0776306; 14.4612361

Middle aisle
Upper end of the escalator tunnel

Flora is a Prague Metro station on Line A. It is located under the shopping mall Palác Flóra, on the border of the Vinohrady and Žižkov districts near the Olšany Cemetery. It was opened in 1980.

Station Characteristics[edit]

Flora is a three-bore station with a short, 33 meter middle tunnel, 6 pairs of boarding zones and prefabricated, cast-iron panels on the station walls. It is 108 meters long and only 26 meters deep, making it one of the shallowest stations on the entire line. From the middle bore, an exit escalator goes through a tunnel to an underground vestibule (4.75 meters underground), which is attached to the shopping mall Palác Flora (2003). One can access Palác Flora by going through the immediate right exit after going up the escalator. There are six more exits from the vestibule to the street. The station is covered in gold and wine-colored die-cast aluminum panels, and also with decorative gray stone. Construction of the station cost 254 million Czechoslovak crowns.

External links[edit]

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