Old Town Square, Prague

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The heart of old Prague, Old Town Square 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 Old Town Square represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Prague online vacation maker to plot your vacation.
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  • Prague is well traversed by tram, this area is very photogenic in the bustling centre of Prague recommend you see it
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  • Very pretty square, also very clean for a city of this dealing ... Just here extremely pressure which you actually can make any pictures of the beautiful buildings because of the groups of tourists who stand in the way
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  • Prague is with its old town one of the most beautiful cities in Europe, if not the most beautiful. I was rarely so excited from a short trip. Go!
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