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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
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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| Stare Mesto, Prague 110 00, Czech Republic
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We were staying at a Hotel very close to the Old Town Square and hence we walked there to experience all the architecture and of course the Astronomical clock. This square is a landmark of Prague and always full of tourists taking pictures. There are...More

Thank cyberlawinfo
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

If you are in Prague, you must visit the old town square in the evening. It is quite literally breathtaking. The lighting highlights the buildings brillantly. The astronimical clock which comes alive on every hour is a must see. The ambience of the place is...More

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Enjoyed coming to this square. The architecture is amazing and every building is different. It wasn’t bombed here during WW2 so lots of history to look at.

Thank Lanyon90
Reviewed yesterday

There was sightseeing, places to eat, drink and the Astronomical clock and the Tyn Cathedral. Truly a special place.

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

If you want to avoid many people and appreciate the old European architecture and get Instagram-worthy photos, go here very early in the morning. Shops and restaurants do not open though until late in the morning. Although I did not experience it, but watch out...More

Thank NotYourAverageJuan
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We walked this late at night in Prague’s largest holiday it was chaos !!!! Still fun but we returned the next morning early with very few people in old town and we basically had the old town to ourselves ! Amazing step back in time...More

1  Thank 907Tommy
Reviewed 2 days ago

It is a must to visit, the astronomical clock is wonderful and a true work of art. However, it always gets very busy especially on the hour when the clock chimes and the doors open to show statues of the twelve apostles. The square is...More

Thank AdamMcDermott
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Come for all of the local shops with handmade items, and also some amazing Czech food. It does get very crowded but the views are amazing and it’s definitely worth and afternoon of your time.

Thank TravelGoddess86
Reviewed 2 days ago

Along with friends, we went on a 3-day trip to Prague. If I compare Prague and Krakow is wrong. Prague is a beautiful city with numerous family cafes on every street. The city is captivating not only with its charm but also with purity, which...More

Thank Dariusz S
Reviewed 2 days ago

Food,music,shopping,sight see all in a 3 block Radius. The old clock was in repair.if you like cultural events ,they are in abundance,we saw a concert of Vivaldi and MOSART,OUR FAVORITES. WENT ACROSS TO OLD BUILDING WHICH IS SHOPPING CENTER,had some great pizza. In the music...More

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SLPMontana
4 October 2018|
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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
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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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sceibeck
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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.
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