Stromovka

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Pond in the park

Stromovka (Royal Game Reserve) is a large park in Prague Bubeneč district in a floodplain of Vltava. At present it spreads on the area of 95 ha. It was established in 13th century as game reserve for nearby summerhouse. At the beginning of 19th century it was converted into park, later in 19th and 20th century reduced by construction of railways, building of Academy of Fine Arts and Planetarium, ship canal and last but not least by construction of exhibition ground.[1] The park is maintained as English landscape garden. It is protected as natural monument[2] as well as cultural monument.[3]

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Coordinates: 50°06′23″N 14°25′10″E / 50.1064°N 14.4194°E / 50.1064; 14.4194