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Premysla Otakara II Square (Namesti Premysla Otakara II)

Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic
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Impressive

The very large square surrounded by restored Renaissance buildings, especially the light blue and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Zuzka E
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Glendale, California
The Beautiful Heart of Česke Budějovice

We lived in CB for a short while and never tired of a walk on the square with its many open air... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
EdwardLakin
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Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic
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This cobblestone market square, one of the largest in Europe, is lined with magnificent baroque buildings and 18th-century arched and barrel-vaulted arcades. The Fountain of Sampson stands in the square's center.
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good38%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“hidden gem” (3 reviews)
“black tower” (6 reviews)
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Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The very large square surrounded by restored Renaissance buildings, especially the light blue and white ornate city hall with three towers, metal winged dragons, and a beautiful central Sampson's fountain make a gorgeous sight.

Thank Zuzka E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We lived in CB for a short while and never tired of a walk on the square with its many open air cafes and bars, shops and banks. Very often the town held fairs, concerts, markets and exhibitions free for all to visit. For the...More

Thank EdwardLakin
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Like other reviewers we really loved this Namesti for its great size, for the beautifully preserved and restored historic buildings surrounding it and especially for the total lack of tour groups which plague public spaces in Prague. The very impressive Samson fountain was not operating...More

Thank Gregory D
Reviewed 11 September 2017

The square is really nice, nearly all houses renovated (with taste), cafes and pubs are available all around.

Thank vaclean
Reviewed 2 September 2017

I took a day trip from Prague to Hluboka Castle, which was nice, and decided to spend an hour or two in Ceske Budejovice on the way back. What a good decision it was! I'm from Prague, so I'm used to traditional and historic buildings,...More

Thank tompaulman
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Very nice square in center of České Budejovice. Place with many garden restaurants and monuments. Amazing are on night, when all monuments are illuminated. On square are very often concerts and programs.

Thank Andrea K
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Přemysla Otokara II Square is the Town Square located in the old town of České Budějovice. It is really big and awesome! For me, it is one of the best towns squares in Central Europe. Really, you can enjoy a lot with the facades and...More

Thank AlbertSalichs
Reviewed 20 July 2017

I decided to stay 4 to 5 hours here since its not very big square. Its is walk-able from Railway Station about 1km away (20min). We keep our luggage at the railway station locker about 50czk. Then we walk all the way there. There is...More

Thank Sam K
Reviewed 17 July 2017

The Namesti Premysla Otakara II was laid down already in te 13. century. It is one of the largest main square in Central Europe - it is a quadrat, 113 meter every side of it. There are several restaurants around the square, but the quality...More

Thank 545medva
Reviewed 15 July 2017

It is a must location for taking pictures and selfies. This square is the true centre of the city. Every house and every corner is worth to be pictured. Dozens of pubs and cafe offer food and drink with a view.

Thank go_with_uz
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Nearby Attractions
Black Tower (Cerna vez)
213 reviews
.09 miles away
Samson's Fountain
111 reviews
.01 miles away
Town Hall (Radnice)
89 reviews
.00 miles away
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