Overlooking the River Vltava, Petřín is a small hill in the heart of Prague. It boasts of several parks and is connected to the city via a small funicular railway. Tranquil in disposition, the Petrin Lookout Tower offers breathtaking views of the Prague cityscape. The Saint Lawrence Cathedral, Saint Michael’s Church and the Hunger Wall are some of the other popular landmarks here. At the base of the hill lies the Memorial to the Victims of Communism. You can stroll through the beautiful rose gardens or check the ornate, Baroque library of Strahov Monastery. The hill is one of Prague's most visited attractions and has so much to offer. It also features in the writings of world famous authors like Franz Kafka and Milan Kundera.