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Old Town Square

| Stare Mesto, Prague 110 00, Czech Republic
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The most significant square of historical Prague, it was founded in the 12th century and has been witness to many historical events. In addition to the Old Town Hall and the Church of Our Lady before Týn, the square is dominated by the Baroque Church of St Nicholas, the Rococo Kinský Palace, the Gothic House at the Stone Bell and the monument to Jan Hus. In the pavement of the square are memorial stones marking the execution of 27 Czech lords in 1621, and the Prague meridian.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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| Stare Mesto, Prague 110 00, Czech Republic
Stare Mesto (Old Town)
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Old Town Square is where it's at! Lots of activities and plenty of restaurants --- all very good. Winding side streets have lots of shops and pubs to sample the extraordinary Czech beer. I enjoyed the clock chiming on the hour with the doors opening...More

Thank frankenceil2015
Reviewed yesterday

The square is awesome Very crowded at the time we were there. Transportation to and from is very efficient and easy to figure out.

Thank 70Brian44
Reviewed yesterday

Many, many restaurants and shops in Old Prague. So quaint with cobblestone streets, although sturdy walking shoes are a must to navigate these streets. It's a "must see".

Thank Barb D
Reviewed yesterday

there is everything here for the tourist, its buzzing all day with many attractions to keep you busy, thoroughly enjoabloe day

Thank PeteBrinton
Reviewed yesterday

It is very clean and lively. The architecture is amazing! I will definitely go back to Prague and visit old town square!

Thank Travelfanatic95
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is a lively spot with locals and tourists. It is a nice area to sit for a few and take it all in. Very close to Charles Bridge and the Castle District.

1  Thank Alicia M
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The atmosphere is wonderful, with a medieval feel to it. Buildings are well restored. The square is very busy and according to my taste a bit too much... come early (or late) and you can have the square more to yourself!

Thank Arvid K
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Amazing square, full of different architectural style. Also wherever you see are hidden interesting stories about this beautiful city. What are you waiting to visit the amazing Prague?

Thank Maria P
Reviewed 2 days ago

The Old Town Square is a great focus point. It is the hub of a wheel that leads out to the delights of Prague.

Thank BCameron5
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

If you are a tourist , or a local , then this is the main highlight of your stay in Prague . Talented people peddling their wares. Numerous bars mostly outdoor type . The overflowing beer , sausages , pastries . Enjoy . Laugh ....More

Thank doctorfoxtrot
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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
...More
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Both cities have various walking tours available. Some are free others you would need to book. Your hotel would probably help you. We had a private guide in Prague and must admit she was excellent and worth it. A... More
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My own philosophy is to never give up before you've tried. Prague is worth the visit and I know like most modern traveller friendly cities it has made strides in accommodating citizens who may be wheelchair bound such as... More
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