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Castle District

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Mala Strana (Little Quarter)
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Address: Prague, Czech Republic
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Good history, must see

Definitely a must if visiting Prague for longer then 2 days. Offers great cultural knowledge and also has nice quaint shops and cafeterias. I also saw some small hotels for anyone... read more

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Definitely a must if visiting Prague for longer then 2 days. Offers great cultural knowledge and also has nice quaint shops and cafeterias. I also saw some small hotels for anyone wishing to spend a night.

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Jerusalem, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Another place you must visit during your stay in prague. Bring comfortable walking shoes was the best tip we received before our visit,

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Cherry Hill, New Jersey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Castle District and Castle Complex is very crowded. Just walking across the Charles Bridge is close to overwhelming. I found that using the next bridge north, the Manesuv most, to be more pleasant. To get to the castle complex itself you have a couple of options. Because the President lives in the complex, there is significant security and you... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Wear a good pair of walking shoes (the ascent to the castle is a bit steep in places and the cobblestone in Prague can be difficult to walk on) and cross the bridge to explore this area. There are wonderful shops, cafés, churches and buildings to enjoy along the way to the castle on the top. Make sure you stop... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great location across the Vitara river. In good water a great place to visit by walk. (cross Charles Bridge) from Old Town. You have an option to go to the top by using the public stairs. ( a lot of then). You need to be in good physical condition. A great view of the Old town, the river, and many... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Went on a tour in September and loved the city. Hope the other several thousands did as well! Everyone got along well but aren't the Chinese rude and noisy.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The castle has various program in encouraging visitors to see the important sites of their interest. However the complex is relatively large and lacking highlight in order to motivate the majority of tourists is the problem. We did our tour of the place from the exterior without entering into the interior. We came away without any strong impression of the... More 

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We wandered on our own through the Castle District and we loved it! We did go late in the day and some of the sites/shops within the castle were closed, but we had a lot of fun walking around and the church inside is beautiful! Wish we could have gone inside, but have lovely exterior pictures.

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Weston super Mare, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The views of the city are amazing from the castle, trams are great to take you there. Lovely old buildings and many churches.

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North Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This area is less touristed than crowded Old Town so it is a nice break from the heavier crowds for an afternoon walk. Beautiful architecture and plenty to see. The castle admission is worth it completely if you have the time! Also check out the Lennon wall while on that side of the bridge.

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Staying in Mala Strana (Little Quarter)

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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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