Staromestske namesti, Prague

Must see · World heritage site · Historic Walking Area · Landmark
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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  • Beautiful place, now that there is not that many people it is really enjoyable. Missed a little bit of full prague though...  more »
  • The oldtown. Icon of the city and highly touristic place. The most touristic place. TOURISTIC place. So many tourist. You can be there but it could be boring to be there when the tourist rush hours...  more »

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