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Lesser Quarter (Mala Strana)

Address: Malostranske Namesti | Praha 1, Prague 11800, Czech Republic (Mala Strana (Little Quarter))
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Type: Neighborhoods, Other
Activities: City walk sightseeing
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Owner description: One of the most historic sections of Prague, the Lesser Quarter...
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Type: Neighborhoods, Other
Activities: City walk sightseeing
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: One of the most historic sections of Prague, the Lesser Quarter features many Renaissance burghers' houses, baroque palaces, narrow lanes and spacious squares.
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Billingshurst, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

Much quieter than the rest of Prague, with cobbled streets, some lovely architecture and lots of bars and restaurants, some very tucked away. I stayed in a hotel in Mala Strana and it was lovely as there was virtually no traffic and it's only a short walk to Petrin Hill, Charles Bridge and the Castle

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Bury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

Unless on the main road up to the Castle, the back streets of Mala Strana are much quieter than the old town, lots of lovely old buildings, cafes and bars, well worth an afternoon stroll around in your way up or back for the Castle

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Chester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

charming lanes to wander in below the castle - several bars & restaurants to choose from too. Beautiful.

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Wales
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

I was just expecting to see the castle and a few shops on the other side of Charles Bridge, so was surprised to see that this lesser quarter was pretty big. We ventured up to the castle despite the numerous steps leading up to the grounds. As in the rest of Prague, there is fantastic architecture everywhere.

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Thessaloniki, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

A must visit in Prague. Go early in the morning, first to visit with the funicular the Petrin Hill, then walk down through the gardens to Mala Strana and see the wonderfull buildings and monuments.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Handy for the castle and the trams run intoit so the entire city is accessible. Local bars and restaurants are good – you could easily spend a few days here without crossing the river!

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Close to the castle, I visited these areas while returning from the castle tour. The place offers a lot of interesting view. The buildings in itself are beautiful and spread out nicely. The only problem is the tourist crowd which is expectable considering that these alleys have a lot to offer from small galleries, cafes to restaurants. It is a... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Lots of cafes, restaurants, souvenir shops and as you get further up the hill on Nerudova, crepes shops selling "shots" of hot honey wine and pastry ...what you need on a February saunter

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Strathyre
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

This is a maze of cobbled streets, filled with a multitude of cafes, restaurants, shops an quaint tiny cottages.

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Oman
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Very busy now so in summer it must be almost impossible to move here! Usual shops selling tourist tat mixed with better quality shops selling authentic Czech glass, and wooden toys - Moser, Blue, Manufakturer. Everywhere feels safe & there are police around but as in all cities keep an eye on bags etc amongst crowds.

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