Holešovice

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Prague tram on the Strossmayer Square, one of the main centres of Holešovice

Holešovice (Czech pronunciation: [ˈɦolɛʃovɪtsɛ]) is a district in the north of Prague situated on a meander of the River Vltava, which makes up the main part of the district Prague 7 (an insignificant part belongs to Prague 1). In the past it was a heavily industrial suburb; today it is home to the main site of the Prague's National Gallery in Veletržní palác, National Technical Museum, and a convention centre, Výstaviště Praha.
On the Strossmayer Square lies neo-Gothic Church of St. Anthony of Padua.

Holešovice were named as one of the 10 Europe coolest neighborhoods by The Guardian in 2020.[1]

Transport[edit]

There are two metro stops in Holešovice, both on the C lineVltavská and Nádraží Holešovice, which is connected with one of the largest railway stations in Prague of the same name. This district is also crossed with many tram and bus stops. This district is considered as one of the most bike-friendly districts in the whole city, having many bike lanes a bikeways.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "10 of the coolest neighbourhoods in Europe". The Guardian. 2020-02-08. ISSN 0261-3077. Retrieved 2020-02-10.

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Coordinates: 50°06′N 14°27′E / 50.100°N 14.450°E / 50.100; 14.450