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The most significant square of historical Prague, it was founded in the 12th century and has been witness to many historical events. In addition to the Old Town Hall and the Church of Our Lady before Týn, the square is dominated by the Baroque...more
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| Stare Mesto, Prague 110 00, Czech Republic
Stare Mesto (Old Town)
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Reviewed today

Such a beautiful eclectic place to visit. Lots of places to chill with a coffee or beer. Plenty of restaurants to choose from. A fab mix of old and new, a visit not to be missed.

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Reviewed today via mobile

Verify location. Many street vendors and wonderful shops around. If you want to see a show you’ll find that information hear readily available.

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Visited Prague as it was my father death anniversary, his office was on pariska Street, most expensive street in prague, brought lots of lovely memories, last time I have been here was 18 years ago. Place hasn't changed much, only prices, they really work on...More

Thank agnieszkastephens
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The Square itself is lovely. Sadly, our experience was spoiled when we went to get a beer and a snack from the wooden cabins on the square. Price lists look great - when you go to pay you are told that food is charged by...More

Thank OllyandJackie
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The square itself is nice and worth a look, I just wouldn’t spend to much time here or eat at any of the places around as their normally expensive and not authentic.

Thank Ashmore32
Reviewed yesterday

Big square with very beautiful old buildings. Usually there are stands where you can buy the local specialties (BBQ ribs or pork-knees) with tasty czech beer. You also have to look at the old astronimical clock that is located on this square.

Thank Dvdmeer
Reviewed 2 days ago

We thought we are trying the Grilled Pork from the Grill. After having a nice chat to the guy who grilled the meat he cut up a large portion from the Bacon Chunk. Instead of having one portion we end up with three portions which...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

My wife and I were here on a Gate1 tour. Our hotel was within 10 minutes walk of the square. Tons of shops and restaurants. However, be aware that prices here are a bit higher than outside the square. We had walked around and compared...More

Thank dragon789wv
Reviewed 2 days ago

We enjoyed the Old Town Square. We went in the evening when there were a lot of performers that were very entertaining (they perform informally for money). Great places to eat all around the square.

Thank 206davee
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

So much to see in the Old Town Square so well worth a visit as there is always so much going on. Trying the roasting pork is a must

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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
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Response from Marek U | Reviewed this property |
Frankly -- no idea. Just be careful (and don't leave loose ends). ;-) Best, Marek
September 6, 2018|
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Response from GeralynEssex | Reviewed this property |
Hi we stayed at the Leon D'Oro and were very pleased with the hotel. Also the hen and stag parties seem to be in the castle area when we were there anyway. Beautiful city you will not be disappointed - enjoy! Two minutes... More
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Response from Susie277 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you will be able to visit other towns by trains & buses. You must see Cesky Krumlov, a beautiful medieval town. It's about 2 & a half hours away.