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Wenceslas Square

The Wenceslas Square

A vivacious center for tourists, the Wenceslas Square has an allure like none other, packed to the brim all around the year. The Prague city tour may bring you across this area, which is probably the most vibrant of all historical things. Anyone who lives within the four corners of the city of Prague understands that the commercial markets begin here at the Wenceslas Square. In fact, tourists could do well by visiting the area to do a whole big bunch of shopping.

While at this square, every spot has some restaurant, apartment, hotel, night club or bar, ready to be occupied by both tourists and the locals. As a matter of fact, the Wenceslas Square thrives off of the energy of all crazy and fun party lovers, and it is also filled with people looking for some place to stay the night or the weekend. According to several tourists, a room with a decent price will not be hard to find in the Wenceslas Square.

Another good news for all sightseers, the Old Town Square is a mere 5 minutes away from the Wenceslas Square, and it is full of interesting historical things, like the Prague Astronomical Clock, the Jan Hus Memorial statue and many more. Therefore, in short, staying in the Wenceslas Square area means a short visit to the following places: the Old Town Square and the Charles Bridge. Maybe this inexpensive form of sightseeing is what attracts people to this place.

Laid in 1348 by Charles IV, the New Town is exactly where the Wenceslas Square is situated. The entire area is about 750 meters long, often witnessing parades from time to time, both for political parties and for other profit or non-profit organizations. Previously known as the Prague Horse Market, the Wenceslas Square consists of the Prague State Opera and the National Museum, both of which witness hundreds of visitors on a daily basis. While the first has seen ballet routines and opera performances, the latter is a living proof of the heritage of the city of Prague. The heart of Prague, the Wenceslas Square, is not too traditional, but it never ceases to amaze whoever decides to drop by.

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