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National Marionette Theatre

Zhatecka 98/1 | Stare Mesto, Prague 110 00, Czech Republic
+420 224 819 322
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Zhatecka 98/1 | Stare Mesto, Prague 110 00, Czech Republic
Stare Mesto (Old Town)
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+420 224 819 322
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved the show. If you want to see it, I've got two hints for you: (1) read the story line in advance on Wikipedia (in detail), it helps to keep up with the show and understand the humour, (2) get there about 30 minutes...More

1  Thank Timo D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

In an art deco theater in the heart of Prague..chairs from when built (wooden) no assigned seats..performance by marionetts..very enjoyable 2 hours..an experience not to be missed.we ordered tickets on line.

1  Thank Joe S
Reviewed September 5, 2017 via mobile

We went to see an opera done with puppets. Very original and i like the sense of humor, even if children would love it even more. 1.40 hour was a bit long and a 1 hour show would be more ideal before diner.

Thank Bruno H
Reviewed August 22, 2017 via mobile

I am not a huge fan of puppets but I do expect a more professional performance. The storyline itself is unfit for kids. I see lots of kids are too boring to move around or chatting. Some parents felt asleep during the performance. The puppets...More

Thank wongxmrs
Reviewed August 5, 2017 via mobile

It was fun. The kids loved it. The place is a little tired and the tour guide was a little grumpy but it was fun to see the behind the scenes.

Thank cbenson24
Reviewed August 3, 2017

We visited the Marionette Theatre on our last night and wished we'd gone earlier so that we could have seen both shows. We weren't entirely sure what to expect but it was a memorable fun-filled 45 minutes. We chose to see The Magic Flute which...More

Thank SAMF2472015
Reviewed July 17, 2017

I've never been into opera nor seen a marionette show before, but this was a fantastic way to spend a couple of hours one evening. We bought our tickets about two hours before the show started (students: show your card for a discounted rate of...More

2  Thank TheFussyTeenager
Reviewed June 16, 2017 via mobile

Watched a marionette version of the famous Mozart opera, which premiered in Prague several years ago. We read up on the story so we would know what was going on. The production was fantastic: funny, entertaining, and well thought-out (especially the Mozart parts). The puppeteers...More

2  Thank Amala P
Reviewed June 6, 2017 via mobile

Saw don Giovanni. surprisingly funny and entertaining! Loved the Mozart marionette. 590 czk well spent!!

Thank Bernard D
Reviewed May 21, 2017

I went to see Mozart's Don Giovanni at this theatre. Didn't know what to expect really. I'm not a big opera fan but do love theatre so was open to whatever. I loved it! The opera is recorded and one watches marionettes of the characters....More

Thank Janice J
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Stare Mesto (Old Town)
One of the oldest neighborhoods in town represents the
medieval heart of Prague. It’s no surprise it is
bustling with tourists every time of day. Križovnický
square, overlooking Charles Bridge with Prague Castle
in the background, is probably the most beautiful
square in the city. Its unique historical atmosphere
of gothic houses and churches, cobblestone streets and
squares, and stone towers blend together with the
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