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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  • I took a hop on hop off bus to the square. I wanted to see the astronomical clock. However it is being restored. The square is wonderful to explore particularly if you like architecture. There's a tow...  more »
  • A lot going on here. Busy and festive with people and restaurants. Hopping place. Beautiful architecture all around Worth a visit!  more »
  • The astronomical clock is going through renovations and completely scaffolded. However, you can still go up the Clock tower to get bird’s-eye view of Prague. It's an easy climb via mostly ramp, no sta...  more »
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