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Old Town Square

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Address: | 110 00 Praha 1, Prague, Czech Republic
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+420 745746632
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Located in the center of historic Prague, this lively square is surrounded...

Located in the center of historic Prague, this lively square is surrounded by baroque buildings, vibrant cafes, street entertainers and craftspeople.

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Prague Walking Tour of Old Town, Charles Bridge and Prague Castle
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Beauty, History, Essence of a City

Old Town Square should be your first stop when exploring Prague. The Square is full of beauty and history, the atmosphere here is magnificent and you can capture the real essence... read more

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County Tipperary, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Old Town Square should be your first stop when exploring Prague. The Square is full of beauty and history, the atmosphere here is magnificent and you can capture the real essence of a city. The architecture is the Square is simply stunning with narrow, romantic, cobble streets leading you to all the main attractions. The streets are lined with bars,... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I love old town square! There are many things happen here, and those are new and amazing. People are so interesting. The view is fantastic. I cannot agree more to visit here.

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Ayr, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The architecture and buildings have beautiful finishes depicting flags, crests and roof edges highlighted in gold to highlight the individual buildings.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We loved old town square, this is where everything is happening. lots of restaurants and bars and shops and Christmas markets. You feel like your in Prague when your in Old Ton Square.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

this is the place that everywhere you look, everyone looks great, people, places, food. need to bring coins for toilet use:) lots of walking that u never notice you walked miles away from your hotel, as every corner is picture perfect.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This is an obvious stop for anyone coming to Prague. It's the hub of great shopping, food, entertainment, people watching, relaxation, sightseeing, etc. the vibe rain or shine is always great to behold. The astronomical clock is great to check out on the hour or tour up inside for a nominal charge. The church steeples are tall and beautiful to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This square is the central point of the the best preserved medieval old city in Europe. Prague was not bombed during WWII and all of the buildings and cobblestone streets in and surrounding the square are expansive and authentic. The Christmas Holidays and the New Year's Eve celebration are legendary. I have been there twice and it doesn't disappoint. The... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A very old square with a unique atmosphere, first buildings made of stone (replacing older wooden ones!) from the Middle Ages, 9th century! Many historical monuments at one place. Lovely restaurants, art galleries, shops... A point where city tours in horse carriages, old limousines or a little chuff chuff train begin... Sites: In the middle of the square, statue of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were fortunate to visit Praha during New Year's. The Christmas Market in the Old Town Square was still set up and provided a wealth of dining and entertainment options.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A truly beautiful Old Town square with lots to see. The bars are good and the restaurant opposite the Astronomical Clock is nowhere near as expensive as you might expect. We found this part of Prague to be utterly charming.

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Stare Mesto (Old Town)
One of the oldest neighbourhoods in town represents the medieval heart of Prague. It’s no surprise it is bustling with tourists every time of day. Križovnický square, overlooking Charles Bridge with Prague Castle in the background, is probably the most beautiful square in the city. Its unique historical atmosphere of gothic houses and churches, cobblestone streets and squares, and stone towers blend together with the modern era. A vast array of bars, restaurants, dance clubs, international brand shops, galleries and hotels bring life to the old city. With its charming and picturesque cobblestone streets, the nightlife and parties will surely be unforgettable.
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