Staromestske namesti, Prague

The heart of old Prague, Staromestske namesti is one of Europe's largest public spaces. The site of the city's main marketplace for nearly a thousand years, the old square features a Gothic cathedral and a Baroque church, as well as a 600-year-old astronomical clock, one of the world's oldest. Tourists and buskers pack around the square's central statue of religious reformer Jan Hus, creating a modern urban atmosphere in the middle of Prague's oldest quarter. The square also includes a memorial to the 27 Protestant leaders beheaded here in 1620. Take a guided tour of the square's landmark churches, and see an ingenious piece of equipment come to life by standing in front of the astronomical clock right on the hour. A visit to Staromestske namesti represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Prague online vacation maker to plot your vacation.
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  • Real European old city square. With all common issues like small souvenir shops, restaurants, bars and tour desks. Great place for dinner after 7pm. But better to order table in advance. We try 4...  more »
  • It's vibrant, exciting and very beautiful too. Surround by lovely reastaurants and bars and an ideal place to spend an afterrnoon watching the world go by.  more »

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