Nestled under one of the city's many bridges, Shooters Island attracts romantic souls with its old-time atmosphere, shaded green lawns, and scenic views of the old town. Often compared to Venice, the island owes its name to longbow and crossbow shooters who used to train here in the 15th century. In the 19th century, the island witnessed a busy social life filled with balls, concerts, and cabaret performances. Today, visitors come for the many cultural events, including open-air theater screenings, concerts, and free parties. A park covers most of the island, but the north bank boasts a small beach from which you can watch swans or go paddleboarding. Plan to see Shooters Island and other attractions that appeal to you using our Prague online travel planner.
Shooters Island reviews
Mostly locals know to come here and I used to be one long time ago. Not much have changed here over the years , the access is from the Legii Bridge, steps down on one side, elevator on the other... more »
Access is via Legion Bridge. There is a lift (Not working at time of visit) and some impressive steps. Children can play, get a beer or just sit on one of the many benches and look. Take some bread..... more »
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