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Mala strana, Prague
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Named after its "lesser" position on the left bank of the Vltava, Mala strana sits on the slopes just below Prague's world-famous castle complex. Linked to the larger and busier neighborhoods on the other side of the river by a medieval bridge, this quarter dates back to the middle of the 13th century. For a good portion of its history, the area housed mostly German artisans and merchants, invited to live and work here by King Ottokar II of Bohemia, the quarter's original founder. Today, the atmospheric quarter serves as home to government offices and foreign embassies. Follow the signposted tourist trail to see the neighborhood's major attractions, including an imposing Baroque church and a 700-year-old beer bar. Mala strana is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our online itinerary creator, Prague Edition.
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  • It's near a lot of attractions, restaurants. i'm not sure about staying there, since hotels in this area look quite expensive. The districts in Prague are classified by numbers and, the lowest the num...  more »
  • Mala strana is probably one of the most charming places of Europe. In Prague you have to look there, go to one of the countless pubs, visit the souvenir shops and above all powałęsać after the beautiful streets. In the lesser you fall in love from the first wejżenia ...
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  • In my opinion, more beautiful from the old town. Illuminated sun light houses and narrow streets make up the unique atmosphere.
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