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OLD TOWN (Staré Město) A visit to Prague's Old Town is a step into the past.  Painted medieval facades and gothic spires can be found on every cobbled street, and this small section of town holds most of the city's architectural masterpieces.

Statue of Jan Huss  Old Town Square  Old Town Market  Old Town Square

At the center of the old town is the Old Town Square, an open pedestrian plaza surrounded on all sides by beautiful buildings and magnificent churches.  Sit down at a cafe in the Old Town Square and enjoy the view, the hearty food, and the delicious local brew.

St. Nicholas' ChurchST. NICHOLAS' CHURCH (Chrám Svatého Mikuláše) Visit this grandiose church on the edge of Old Town Square. 




Tyn ChurchTYN CHURCH
(Před Týnem) The Gothic spires of the Tyn Church dominate the Old Town Square.  This church conjures up images of the Middle Ages and truly must have been frightening to farmers and peasants visiting the city.


Old Town HallOLD TOWN HALL
(Staroměstsk
á Radnice) This building is the centerpiece of Old Town Square.  It houses the famed Prague Astronomical Clock (Orloj).
 

 

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