One of the charming things about being in Prague during the winter (in addition to the decorations everywhere) is that ice skating rinks are set up throughout the city. Even in the city center you will be able to find a rink to enjoy. Here is a list of some indoor and outdoor rinks around town.Ovocný trhThis is, of course, an outdoor rink. The rink measures 14 by 30 meters. It is open daily from 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Skate rental is available. Admission is free. Open from December 5, 2017, to January 31, 2018.Na FrantiškuAt the Na Františku Sports Centre on Kozí Street, a multifunctional space is converted into an ice skating rink during the winter. The rink measures 40 meters by 20 meters. Price: CZK 30 for children ages 14 and under, and CZK 50 for adults. You can also rent the rink for CZK 2,000. Skates can be rented for CZK 50, with a deposit of CZK 500. For information on opening times, check here (the information is in Czech only). Open from November 20, 2017, to March 31, 2018.Galerie Harfa RooftopLocated in Prague 9, the ice skating rink charges CZK 50. Children 10 and under are free. Hours: 3:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. weekdays, 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Saturdays. Children 10 and under can skate (as long as they are accompanied by an adult) from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. weekdays. Skate rental is available. Open from December 1, 2017, to March 31, 2018.Letná plainThe rink measures 20 meters by 40 meters. It is open daily from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Admission is free. Open from December 1, 2017, to February 18, 2018.And, for a few indoor rinks:Bronzová Ice ArenaThis is not exactly a short trip from the center. The arena is located near the Luka metro station on Line B. It is only open during the winter season. It is open every day, with prices depending on age and on whether you want to skate for one, two, or three hours. This rink can also be rented. For more information (in Czech only), click here.Ice Arena LetňanyThis one is open all year. The arena, in addition to the ice skating rink, has a restaurant, sauna, and a fitness center, among other things. Price: CZK 80 for adults, CZK 40 for children. Books of 10 tickets can be purchased, as well. Skate rental is available for a fee and a deposit. For more information – once again, in Czech only – click here.Nikolajka Ice ArenaDuring the week, this arena in Prague 5 is open for schools, small children, and senior citizens. Regular ice skating is available during the weekends, generally from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Price: CZK 40 for adults, and CZK 30 for children 100 cm or shorter. Once more, the information on the website is only available in Czech.
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