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Nove Mesto (New Town)
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Address: Prague, Czech Republic

Founded by Charles IV in 1348, this section of downtown Prague was...

Founded by Charles IV in 1348, this section of downtown Prague was redeveloped during the late 19th century.

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Good place for a walk

Prague is small city.... Most of the places in one area... New town is tourist spot and good for a walk... It is close to old town.. In old town there are more places to visit... read more

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Prague is small city.... Most of the places in one area... New town is tourist spot and good for a walk... It is close to old town.. In old town there are more places to visit then new town... But both new town and old town is nearby... So you can cover both in 2 hours or you can hire... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

New Town is the modern enclave of Prague, but its foundation is actually created by King Charles IV. It expands the old city of Prague outwards and today is the commercial centre of Prague. It actually stretches from one side of Old Town to the other like a horse-shaped enclosure with the river at the top. Some pretty significant landmarks... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

And not so new as well. But still is an interesting and pretty part of the city, well mantained and also with some charming buildings.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

There is no wall or fence up separating old town from new town. It is manly a description or area of the larger city, Prague. Everything is blended together, so if you are walking from Old Town Square to Wencelas Square, what difference does it make if you are in old or new town. Just make a list of the... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Didn't like it here visited day and nite very commercial mostly shops like oxford street to many beggars. Didn't feel that safe there at night bit rough for my liking wouldn't bother going there

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

New Town is situated Southwest of the Old Town, and is also the centre for Prague's administrative, and commercial activities. At the heart of New Town is 'Wencestas Square,' which provides a good area of modern shops, restaurants, and cafes. The area is also served well by all metro lines: A, B and C.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

If you're staying more than two days in Prague I would recommend to take a stroll around the not-so-new but still newer than an Old Town part of the city. Prices vary quite significantly from what you'll get in the strict center so it's a good idea to stop there for a lunch or a dinner and then head to... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

High end retail stores with prices to match. Worth a stroll down the pretty tree lined streets and designer shops. It's quite a nice stroll on a nice day and if you've got cash to burn then you're sure to find something to put out the fire.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

As much as I enjoy the beautiful Old Town is really enjoy going to Nove Mesto ( New Town ). There is just so much here including the famous Wenceslas Square and the architecture ranges from the Baroque to the eclectic,I am thinking of building such as the Fred & Ginger House and Goethe Institute. Nightlife wise there is something... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

This part of the town was new when it was first constructed. But that was way back in the 14th century. So don't get in here expecting a Manhattan kind of experience. It is, and will remain a great look and feel kinda European town. the Charles and the Wenceslas squares form the bulk of the new Town. the dancing... More 

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Nove Mesto (New Town)
Nearly 700 hundred metres long, Wenceslas Square represents the most frequent and buzzing crossroads of the city. The National Museum in the upper part of the square watches over your spending spree in countless shops and retail stores lining the entire square, which ends at Na Příkopě, the most famous shopping street. When tired or broke, you can explore the city's underpasses, which can take you to the Old Town or to the courtyards of art nouveau houses with secret gems of greenery, white benches and rose bushes that provide unexpected peace in the midst of the city. Be sure to pay a visit to the traditional cafés, classic Czech pubs, cinemas and theatres. National Theatre near the river has a lot to offer to foreigners. Go to the river bank and enjoy live music and drinks while watching a sunset behind Prague Castle.
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