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Wenceslas Square

Local name: Václavské náměstí

Wenceslas Square is one of the main arteries of Prague. It stretches over a length of 750 meters. Its culmination is the monumental building of the National Museum and the equestrian statue of King Wenceslaus. The square is built-up with tenement houses from the turn of the 19th and 20th century. there are the most expensive shops and restaurants. It is also a place of important state ceremonies and cultural events.

The square was marked out in the Middle Ages. For centuries horse markets took place here. The square always gathered crowds on the occasion of important historical events. It was here that opposition activists, including Wacław Havel, spoke in 1989.

Wenceslas Square is a symbol of Prague. Fashionable theaters, galleries and clubs operate here in tenements. The ground floor is occupied by restaurants of all kinds, from fast food bars to exclusive venues where space must be booked several days in advance.


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    Wenceslas Square map
    110 00 Prague , Czechia