National Theatre

Národní divadlo, Národní 2, Praha 1

The historic building of the National Theatre from 1883 is generally considered the first theater scene Czech Republic. He is profiled house institution of the National Theatre, which now has four buildings and four files. You can see opera, drama and ballet.



The National Theatre is the prime stage of the Czech Republic. It is also one of the symbols of national identity and a part of the European cultural space, with a tradition spanning more than 130 years. It is the bearer of the national cultural heritage, as well as a space for free artistic creation.


Today, the National Theatre is made up of four artistic companies – the Opera, Drama, Ballet and Laterna magika. It artistically manages four stages – the three historical buildings: the National Theatre (1883), the State Opera (1888), and the Estates Theatre (1783), and the more recently opened New Stage (1983). The Opera, Drama and Ballet companies perform not only titles from the ample classical legacy, in addition to Czech works, they also focus on contemporary international creation.


Transport & parking

Metro line A - Staroměstská - station -> Tram line 17 - tram stop Národní divadlo

Metro line B- Národní třída - station -> Tram line 6, 9 , 18, 22 - tram stop Národní divadlo


Tram lines 6, 9, 17, 18, 53, 57, 58, 59 - tram stop Národní divadlo


Parking-  National Theatre car park. Parking costs 50 CZK/h.