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Old Town Square (Staromestske namesti)

Prague, Czech Republic (Praha 1)
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Ranked #5 of 315 Attractions in Prague
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Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Historic Sites
Activities: City walk sightseeing
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Description: 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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Pune, India
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38 reviews 38 reviews
7 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 NEW

Is a historic square in the Old Town quarter of Prague.With its ancient buildings and magnificent churches, this is one of the most beautiful historical sights in Europe. The most notable sights on the square are the Old Town Hall Tower & Astronomical Clock, but you can give the procession of the Twelve Apostles a miss. Numerous cafes and bars... More

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 NEW

A lovely square with lots going on - Street entertainers including music, mime artists, giant balloon making for children. Nice restaurants.

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Montreal, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

This city was stunning, you really feel like you are in a fairytale. The old town is one of the most beautiful place i have ever seen, with the big tower and the astronomical clock

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Tucson
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

lots to see. food vendors very expensive. restrooms nearby the area. the double zodiac clocks were great to see. the streets were old and the architecture was beautiful.

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Alexandria, VA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

The middle of the action. It's neat to be surrounded by such old, historic buildings, but also to have contemporary life going on in the middle. Things get crowded and there are lots of people, it can get a bit hectic. The churches are beautiful to visit, and there are plenty of cafes, although we had to hunt a bit... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

Very busy and full of tourists, but great fun ,safe,but a tip if you want to eat buy something take away from one of the side streets and bring it back, sit on a chair and watch the passing parade Enjoyed by my wife and i

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 NEW

Out of our European tour we found Prague the most beautiful. Old Town is absolutely beautiful, with very old buildings,it is almost like being in a fairy tale. We stayed in a 14 th century building, located in a small square, with walking distance to restaurants, cafes, shops and the river. We were there for four nights and it was... More

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Zagreb, Croatia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 NEW

Standing there between two churches on a big square, watching what's going on...so many people, such a great atmosphere...is just beautiful. Don't miss it and enjoy it!

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West Sussex
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 NEW

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Coatbridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 NEW

Plenty of things to entertain i.e jugglers,mimes also great buildings, restaurants and pubs. Well worth visiting twice once in the morning when its quiet and when it is lite up at night. A great place to people watch.

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