Renovation of popular Prague’s embankment gets underway

The restoration of Prague’s Rašínovo nábřeží embankment along the Vltava River gets underway on Monday. The project will mainly concern the renovation of 12 rooms set into the stone embankment walls, which will be turned into cafes, galleries and public toilets.

The renovation work will also include placing new benches and waste containers along the riverside walk and new infrastructure that will enable the facilities to operate.

Prague City Hall plans to renovate all of the city’s embankments by the year 2020. The whole project is expected to cost around 225 million crowns. The renovation works at the Rašínovo nábřeží embankment should end by November at the latest.