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Mala strana

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Mala Strana (Little Quarter)
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Address: Malostranske Namesti | Praha 1, Prague 11800, Czech Republic
Phone Number: 375447767902
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: No
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One of the most historic sections of Prague, the Lesser Quarter features...

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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Beautiful, Not as Crowded

Mala Strana - or Lesser Town - is a short walk across Charles Bridge and offers the same beautiful atmosphere as Old Town but without the crowds. It has plenty of its own... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Mala Strana - or Lesser Town - is a short walk across Charles Bridge and offers the same beautiful atmosphere as Old Town but without the crowds. It has plenty of its own attractions, like Lesser Town Square, Prague Castle, The Lennon Wall, and Petrin Park. There are still plenty of shops, restaurants, and pubs in the area, as well... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Don't just walk through here to get from the Bridge to the Castle, but spend at least a good two days here exploring. One of the most remarkable places I've ever been to.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

One of the most crouded area in Prague. Famous area with nice buildings, shops, and realy nice for walking taking some photos! Many restaurants cafe and pubs are around to spend your day!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Take a step into the past, walk around the cobble streets of Mala Strana, explore the cave restaurants and many shops.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After the old town, Mala Strana or the lesser town is the place that will hold your attention. Just adjacent to the Old town, the boundaries of both the neighbourhoods blur at some point. But it retains the vibrancy of its famed neighbour. That aside, keep you walking shoes handy. Best enjoyed on foot. The narrow cobbled streets remind you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Mala Strana is a beautiful area of Prague. The architecture and beauty is a nice respite from the busier sections of town

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in Mala strana at the Appia Hotel Residences based on reviews. I can't imagine staying in any other neighborhood. The best meal we had in our 15 day trip through Paris, Lucerne, Heidelberg and Munich was here, Santini Garden.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Mala Strana (New Town) is similar in charm of the Old Town. Just cross over Charles Bridge in the direction of the castle and you are in Mala Strana. There is a town market, the Church of Infant Jesus of Prague, interesting cafes and souvenir shops. If you are in the area, why not see another interesting section of this... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After a couple of days of the hustle and bustle in old town, it was refreshing to cross over the river to Mala Strana for a day. It's beautiful, quiet, peaceful and CHEAP.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Found the Mala strana area to be quiet and equally beautiful as the Old town area. Though less crowded, the neighborhood is charming in its own way. The best part is that the Mala strana and Old town are basically connected by the Charles Bridge! So you easily walk around and explore the beauty of Prague. The narrow alleys, buzzing... More 

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Mala Strana (Little Quarter)
Malá Strana is one of the oldest and the most beautiful neighborhoods in the city. Nestled underneath Prague Castle it was once a part of the Kings route taken by future kings on their way to coronation - originating in the Old Town, crossing Charles Bridge and leading to Saint Vitus Cathedral. Cobblestone streets are lined with picturesque medieval houses, remarkable palaces, churches, kitsch shops and restaurants. Do not hesitate to turn a corner into any narrow street. You will suddenly find yourself in a calm and charming neighborhood full of hidden gardens, parks with peacocks, fruit trees and ponds. As the neighborhood is a home to Czech Parliament and many ministries, you can also run into well-dressed officials. If you are thirsty or hungry, it is the right place to be. Restaurants offer delicious traditional food and of course, the best Czech beers.
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