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Hunger Wall

(Czech: Hladová zeď)

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The Hunger Wall is a medieval defensive wall of the Lesser Town of Prague. It was built on Petřín Hill between 1360 and 1362 by order of Charles IV.

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As construction material was used a Marl from quarries on Petřín Hill. The purpose of the construction was to strengthen the fortifications of Prague Castle and Malá Strana against any attack from the west or south.

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Lesser Town, Hunger Wall, Prague

Suggested Duration: one hour trip

Getting there
Malostranská (Prague Metro LINE A) 799 m
Karlovo náměstí (Prague Metro LINE B) 801 m
Public Toilets nearby: 180 m
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