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About Charles Square, Prague

Charles Square (Czech: Karlovo náměstí) is a city square in the New Town of Prague, Czech Republic. At roughly 70,000 m² it is one of the largest squares in the world and was the largest town square of the medieval Europe. Founded in 1348 as the main square of the New Town by Charles IV, it was known as Dobytčí trh (Cattle Market) from the 15th century and finally named after its founder in 1848. The central portion of the square was turned into a park in the 1860s. The square is now one of the main transport hubs of the city centre with Karlovo náměstí metro station and numerous tram lines and busy roads crossing it in all directions.

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Overview of Charles Square

On your visit to Prague, consider visiting Charles Square. Charles Square is not a top-rated place in Prague.

Attractions like Old Town Hall Tower And Astronomical Clock, Charles Bridge, Church Of St Nicholas, Church Of Our Lady Victorious and Prague Castle are the usual crowd pullers of Prague and you might easily miss out Charles Square amidst these top things to do in Prague.

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Address: Karlovo nám., Nové Město, Praha, Czechia

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Prague Luxury Dinner Cruise on Vltava River
View Deal Prague Luxury Dinner Cruise on Vltava River 123 Reviews | Duration: 3 hours From USD 82.86/person

Soak up the majesty of Prague in style on this luxury 3-hour dinner cruise on the Vltava River. Board an intimate, small ship and take in the sights over a gourmet 3-course dinner and complimentary half-bottle of wine, all serenaded by live piano music. Enjoy magical views of landmarks such as Prague Castle, Charles Bridge and the National Theatre, and relax on deck to admire the city in its full, floodlit splendor. Upgrade to dine in the bow area and enjoy the best of the views, if you wish!

Prague in One Day Sightseeing Tour
View Deal Prague in One Day Sightseeing Tour 601 Reviews | Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes From USD 27.6/person

Discover the magic of Prague, a modern and vibrant city full of energy, on this introductory tour of the Czech capital. Perfect for first-time visitors, this 3.5-hour city tour combines luxury coach travel and walking for a well-rounded exploration of Prague's famous sites, such as Prague Castle (a UNESCO World Heritage Site), the State Opera, the National Museum, Wenceslas Square and more. Learn about the interesting history of each location you see from your experienced guide.

Jewish Prague Walking Tour
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Experience Prague's Jewish history on a fascinating walking tour through one of the only Central European Jewish town quarters that survived the Holocaust. Known as Josefov, this Jewish quarter contains the remains of the former Jewish ghetto where important community and spiritual legends have been created and developed for centuries.

Small-Group Food and Beer Tour in Prague
View Deal Small-Group Food and Beer Tour in Prague 42 Reviews | Duration: 3 hours From USD 52.88/person

From kings to commoners, Czechs have always loved their beer, and you can join in on the fun during this beer-tasting tour in Prague! Specially designed for lovers of well-crafted micro-brewed beer – and good food – this tour takes you to two local beer spots (no large-production breweries!) for an insider look at beer and beer culture in Prague. Six tastings of flavorful microbrews and a hearty platter of food are included.

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