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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
Fee: No
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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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If you're in Prague you must go here

Go that's all there is to it walk around the square see the tourist shops restaurants all of the architecture and of course the astronomical clock... It's an interesting place to... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Go that's all there is to it walk around the square see the tourist shops restaurants all of the architecture and of course the astronomical clock... It's an interesting place to see and a great introduction to old world Prague just remember if you go in any restaurant it's Czech goulash not Hungarian Serbian or any other goulash but it... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were lucky enough to see the clock chiming on the hour. The history behind it is interesting. The square has lots of entertainment. There are loads of side streets with shops, bars and restaurants.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Excellent architecture, very moody place, always busy. The square is a must if you visit Prague. Brilliant!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Rain or shine - and we have experienced both! - Old Town Square is the beating heart of Prague. Here you see the architectural gem of Prague, and you get to savor the sweet aromas of roasted ham, cinnamon bread, and more. It is not to be missed! Truly enchanting!!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I was fortunate to get exceptionally beautiful weather during my short stay in Prague. I did manage to spend much of it outdoors in the lovely city.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

You must visit Old Town Square to see the medieval clock and variety of musicians and entertainers. Balloon Man excellent gives an show. Some great musicians there.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were lucky to be staying at the grand hotel Praha right in the centre of old town Prague opposite the astronomical clock

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Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Yes, Prague is nice in the summer, but it is the nicest place in winter. This square is like christmass heaven. Big thee, christmass food, carols, drinks, and all different things.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Being to this place after the winter has gone, might be not much thing to say than this place beautifully surrounded by many great architectures from the art nouveau era. This place one of the tourism magnet of Prague. Most people came for the Great Astronomic clock on the side of the church but some are just enjoying some restaurants... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

It's the oldest part of Prague and located on the Vlatva River at the centre of Prague. The buildings are quite old and look like monuments. It's ideal for shopping and well worth a visit. Anything you need you will find it here but be wary of tourist traps.

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Stare Mesto (Old Town)
One of the oldest neighborhoods 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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