Staré Město (Old Town) – 3 / 13

Alongside the National Theatre, the Estates Theatre is one of Prague’s main theatres. A world-famous composer even conducted an opera at the theatre, and after his opera was not successful in Vienna, the people of Prague admired it with enthusiasm. Therefore, the author decided to write an opera just for Prague and it was this opera that made the theatre famous.

The author who said “My Prague people understand me” eventually made famous another city that did not appreciate him during his lifetime. His name is mentioned on a plaque at the theatre.

His name is

and the play that premiered in Prague is called

Now we go around the corner from Železná Street to Ovocný trh Street and come to the entrance of the university on the left.