Old Town Square In Prague, Czech Republic
A monument in the heart of Prague
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About Old Town Square In Prague
The Old Town Square Prague is a historic monument in the Old Town quarter of Prague. The Old Town Square Prague features various historically significant buildings like the Gothic Church of Our Lady before Týn, which has been the main church of this part of the city since the 14th century. The Old Town Hall holds a medieval astronomical clock called Prague Orloj, which was first installed in 1410.
Old Town Square Prague is home to memorials built for martyrs Jan Jesenius and Maxmilián Hoš?álek, who were beheaded during the Old Town Square execution. There are 27 cross marks on the pavement in their honor. It also houses a statue known as Jan Hus Memorial, in the memory of a religious reformer named Jan Hus.
There are various things to do in Old Town Prague; first one can visit the Old Town Hall, then visit the Golden Angel House which is also known as Black Angel sometimes, tourists can also visit the Blue Goose House where large wine stores were kept and one can also visit the Red Fox House or even the Storks House to observe the beautiful décor and interiors.
The Old Town Square Prague is famous for its markets, especially during festivals like St. Martins Festival. There are number of food stalls and there is live music playing in the square. The Old Town Square Prague Christmas Market is named in the top 10 Christmas markets along with Wenceslas Square. During the Old Town Square shopping one can purchase Christmas decorations, wood-carved toys, glasswork ware, blacksmith’s ware, confectionery and Czech Republic specialties like barbecued pork, blood sausages, Czech muffins and many more traditional food items. The shopping experience is enhanced by the feature folk, dance and music performances that take place on the square.
The Old Town Square at night is a whole other experience which is not to be missed. All the beautifully lit buildings are enhanced in the night.
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Yes, there is also the Easter market and there is one permanent market on the square as well.
Yes, there are many other tours available. One can look for tours online or just as the hotel desk and they will guide.
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