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New Town (Nove Mesto)

Prague, Czech Republic (Praha 1)
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Ranked #128 of 318 Attractions in Prague
Type: Neighborhoods
Description: Founded by Charles IV in 1348, this section of downtown Prague was redeveloped during the late 19th century.
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Solihull, United Kingdom
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145 reviews 145 reviews
88 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Only new compared to the "Old Town". The streets are wider and the buildings more grandiose . But it still has plenty to offer site seeing wise and also has plenty of bars.cafes and nightlife. Also this where you can shop at C & A and Marks and Spencers to name but a few , plenty of churches and towers... More

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London, United Kingdom
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133 reviews 133 reviews
106 attraction reviews
152 helpful votes 152 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Plenty of shops, cafes and restaurants for you to spend your time. Plenty of bars to keep your night busy. Just watch your pockets and valuables, especially if stopped by the many touts.

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Istanbul, Turkey
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

New Town is actually not so new as you may think. It was founded in 1348 by King Charles to the outside of the city walls. Because the old town was not big enough. You can find modern and luxury places in that area. It has large streets. Good place to walk around.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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659 reviews 659 reviews
408 attraction reviews
223 helpful votes 223 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

There are so many amazing and historical sites in this area,though it is called the New Town it is still a great deal older than many other cities.Lots to see and do,so many bars ,restaurants and cafes.Worth looking into the more modern history of the city as many important events took part in this area of the city.

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Tucson
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43 reviews 43 reviews
21 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Took the subway and think that is where my husband was pick pocketed. It was extremely crowded so that is why we suspect that area. He lost everything - passport, license, cash, bank card. Has been stressed ever since and had to deal with police report and Embassy. Has definitely ruined the vacation unfortunately.

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Stuttgart, Germany
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30 reviews 30 reviews
21 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Maybe not as attractive as old town, but still there are things to see around. Dancing building is one of them and you won't miss the national museum and Wenceslas Square anyway. You can spend some time in the streets, but it'd be better to aim only the more important places. Again, it is not the new town that counts,... More

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Tunbridge Wells
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37 reviews 37 reviews
13 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Other than the National Museum which is quite attractive, don't waste your time walking over here when you can spend it in more pleasant areas of Prague.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

Im sure the new town is a lovly place. We spent the firstdaybin prague going round the castle, old town and jewish quater. Today we walked down and did te national theater, dancing house ect then made our way to chatls sqaure an newtown hall ect. Itbwas really nice and detailed but personly didnt think itbwas as good as the... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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659 reviews 659 reviews
408 attraction reviews
223 helpful votes 223 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

It might be the new town but it is a lot older than you would imagine,some lovely buildings and superb museums,just great for a wander.lots of cafes ,bars and restuarants in the area too.

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Dublin, Ireland
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198 reviews 198 reviews
191 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

Nice place for walking and dining. Lots of festivals and outdoor activities, close to everything important.

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