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Prague

Old Town

Highlights

Old Town

Staré Město (Old Town) is the oldest and most popular part of Prague. Visiting Old Town feels like walking straight into the Middle Ages. The Old Town Square (Staroměstské náměstí) is the centre of this district and features some of the most popular sights. You’’ll discover a lot of the famous sights in Prague in Old Town.

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Surrounding the Old Town Square you’ll find a maze of baroque streets with beautiful Gothic architecture. In addition to terraces and lots of entertainment, such as horse-drawn carriage rides, the square is also home to a number of important historical buildings.

Admire the Gothic Church of Mother of God before Týn, the Kinský Palace with its beautiful rococo facade and the Baroque St. Nicholas Church. The Bethlehem Chapel is also a highlight in the Old Town.

The Astronomical Clock (Pražský orloj) is one of the most popular tourist attractions and rightly so. The clock can be found on the facade of the Old Town Hall. Every hour there are many people watching the parade of apostles above the clock.

Also take a walk along the Moldau river to the famous Charles Bridge (Karlův most). This beautiful bridge connects the Old Town with the district of Malá Strana.

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