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Old Town Square

| Stare Mesto, Prague 110 00, Czech Republic
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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 Church of St Nicholas, the Rococo Kinský Palace, the Gothic House at the Stone Bell and the monument to Jan Hus. In the pavement of the square are memorial stones marking the execution of 27 Czech lords in 1621, and the Prague meridian.
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“astronomical clock” (1,517 reviews)
“every corner” (166 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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| Stare Mesto, Prague 110 00, Czech Republic
Stare Mesto (Old Town)
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Reviewed yesterday

What an amazing way to spend a day! There is so much to do and see here. The Astronomical Clock, the beer brewers, the restaurants, the churches, the shops, all these things in the one space! So much going on all day long. Music, laughter,...More

Thank Caryn G
Reviewed yesterday

It's beautiful and a great starting point, just don't eat or drink there as there are many other cheaper and better places. This is where ALL the tourists go, so it's also where all the pickpockets in town go.

Thank Hal R
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Grat to go visit. If you get hungry, don't eat around there, it may be expensive. If you walk little off from Central area you find better price place to eat.

Thank ken S
Reviewed yesterday

The clock tower was under repair and behind scaffolding. It still had some striking views, in particular the Jan Hus monument and the Church of Our Lady before Tyn. Very touristy and very crowded.

Thank Kim H
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Nice place to people watch and have a drink , clock very overrated just a bell ringing on the hour by a skeleton figure

Thank Jenny H
Reviewed yesterday

The clock was something to see. Many great little shops in the area but thisvsquare was best visited in the early morning as the crowds were horrendous later in the day. Lots of crooks trying to get you to exchange money and gypsy pickpockets hang...More

Thank johnwP9095WU
Reviewed yesterday

Very well worth a visit and a must see when you are in Prague.Lots of beautiful buildings with a vast variety of shops and restauarants and cake shops nearby.

Thank devronmac
Reviewed yesterday

If you are going to the square to admire the architecture then go early in the morning. If you are going to people watch or view the crowds go after 10 am. Also this is the place to find the tours that are lead by...More

Thank RPassion
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The place was greart, lot of shops, restaurants, attractions and its always crowdy. Next to the Astronomical Clock. And its easy to get there by Tram or Metro.

Thank 455ramym
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Lots of renovations. Which is fine. But not pretty for touring. You'd need a tour director or audio tour

Thank 243MicheleB
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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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kenview
16 September 2017|
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Response from Scriptspring | Reviewed this property |
Be prepared to convert to Koruna's as many places do not take credit cards, most notably taxis. When we were there, 1000 korunas were the equivalent to a little less than five USD, so it takes some getting used to. Euros... More
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Susan P
25 August 2017|
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Response from Zimmer6403 | Reviewed this property |
Both cities have various walking tours available. Some are free others you would need to book. Your hotel would probably help you. We had a private guide in Prague and must admit she was excellent and worth it. A... More
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Playintherain
4 August 2017|
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My own philosophy is to never give up before you've tried. Prague is worth the visit and I know like most modern traveller friendly cities it has made strides in accommodating citizens who may be wheelchair bound such as... More
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