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Address: Prague, Czech Republic
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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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The new city district is actually very very old, nice shops, many exchange booth around at almost every corner and many places to find a good restaurant or coffee houses

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Vienna, Austria
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The new city district is actually very very old, nice shops, many exchange booth around at almost every corner and many places to find a good restaurant or coffee houses

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Saint Petersburg, Saint Petersburg City, Russia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Prague, Zlata Praha is the city with many looks showing its long history. New Town - Nove Mesto is really not NEW 'cos originally it was founded in the 13 century! Not only Rome "stands on 7 hills", Prague also has 7 hights - 7 small ancient towns united into one by Karl IV. It became one of the biggest... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016 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 21 November 2016

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 11 November 2016

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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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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