Prague - Old Town

by Female Abroad

In Prague, Old Town, boasts a mix of architectural styles, from Gothic to Art Nouveau up to modern and has been placed on the UNESCO World Heritage List.

Charles Bridge

The Charles Bridge is one of the most unforgettable structures in Prague and is the second oldest preserved bridge in the country with a wonderful view of Prague. It does get busier as the day progresses however.

Old Town Square

The oldest square in Prague, Starmoestke namesti, or Old Town Square, originally formed as a marketplace on the crossroads of European trade routes. One of the square's dominant features is the Gothic Old Town Hall with its famous Astronomical Clock (Orlok); the 'Walk of the 12 Apostles' appears in the windows every hour on the hour. Insider Tip You can admire Prague from the Old Town Hall every day until 10:00pm.

Prague Castle

Prague castle is the largest castle complex in the world.

You can get to Prague Castle from the city centre by tram # 22.

Prague's Jewish Quarter

Prague's Jewish Quarter, also known as Josefov, is one of the most valuable Jewish monuments in the world. Here you will find:

the Pinkas Synagogue which is also a monument to the victims of the Holocaust; the walls bear the names of Czech Jews who perished during the Second World War.

Old-New Synagogue which is the oldest surviving synagogue in Central Europe


A place with rich history supported by numerous legends about the beginnings of Czech history. Today, the silhouette of the two steeples of the Church of Sts. Peter and Paul rise above and provides an surpassed view of Prague!.

Just Outside Old Town

Franz Kafka

The writer Franz Kafka lived at house # 22 on Golden Lane at Prague Castle from 1916 to 1917; visit his museum in Mala Strana (Lesser Town).