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One of the most historic sections of Prague, the Lesser Quarter features many Renaissance burghers' houses, baroque palaces, narrow lanes and spacious squares.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Malostranske Namesti | Praha 1, Prague 11800, Czech Republic
Malá Strana (Little Quarter)
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Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

We went there on quite a wet day but spent hours walking through the winding streets and alleys. Lots of history and plenty of excellent views but too many cheap souvenir shops. Well worth several hours to discover.

Thank Chris W
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

Although Mala strana is still in Prague 1, this neighborhood for me is still the best area in Prague. Charles bridges easily connects us to old town square and at the same time separates the busy touristic crowd and the usual hassle from all the...More

Thank Ed S
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

Try to walk around this part of town. The back streets and see some of the sights in this area. The 16th century statue of Infant Jesus of Prague The memorial John Lennon Wall and few other sights. Do try to get there early to...More

Thank micheychris
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

Away from the bustle of the main square, Mala Strana is the best quiet neighborhood with the perfect mix of sights, museums and quaint corner cafes!

1  Thank Suzanne E
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

Malá Strana is “LesserTown” or “Little Town” on the left bank of the Vltava. This is below the main castle/palace and across the river from the old town square. The architecture is stunning and there are many examples of palaces and gardens here. Further, the...More

1  Thank LDavidMarquet
Reviewed 7 September 2018

Lots to see and do, with amazing buildings and archietecture. Some very old cobbled streets, which can making walking a bit different at times.

1  Thank yashimoto
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

I thought we may have booked in an expensive district, being close to Prague Castle. But no, the cafes and beer is less expensive than over the Charles Bridge. And it has plenty of night action, the bubble blowers and the guys standing in mid...More

1  Thank Bryan W
Reviewed 6 September 2018

Our Lonely Planet guide led us all over. Some nice parks but not Hamden Court. Lot,s of walking for small inner city parks

1  Thank DaveThomasLeicester
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

You will not be disappointed by a visit here. Plenty of restaurants, shopping and beautiful architecture to see.

Reviewed 5 September 2018

Ride up on the Funicular Railway, walk the gardens and climb to the top of the Petrin Tower before taking a gentle stroll back into town via the Castle streets. A great way to spend an hour or two, especially if sunny, with plenty of...More

Thank Tracy B
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Mala Strana (Little Quarter)
Malá Strana is one of the oldest and the most
beautiful neighbourhoods 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
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Response from 30lorrainem | Reviewed this property |
We used the trams, a 3 day pass cost 1500 (about £10) Czech koruna, but also the majority of areas are in walking distance, which is a lovely way to spend time and find fabulous places by just stumbling across them. Enjoy