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Prague's Magnificent Old Town Square

statue of Jan Hus at Old Town Square in Prague

colorful buildings on the old Town Square in Prague

colorful buildings on the Old Town Square in Prague

colorful buildings on the Old Town Square in Prague

Church of Our Lady before Týn at the Old Town Square in Prague

Old Town Square in Prague

Old Town Square in Prague

Old Town Square in Prague
Located between Vltava River and Wenceslas Square, the Old Town Square is the heart of old Prague. The square is surround by many beautiful buildings like the Old Town Hall with the Astronomical Clock, the Church of Our Lady before Týn and St. Nicholas Church. In the centre of the square you can see the statue of Jan Hus, a religious reformer who was burned at the stake for his beliefs. The statue was erected on the 500th anniversary of his death at July 6 1915, it was made by Ladislav Saloud.
In the summer the Old Town Square is packed with tourists enjoying refreshment at the many terraces the square has to offer. During the year it is the place where many events, protests or celebrations are held.


1 comments:

This square is absolutely stunning!! Great pictures!!