Wenceslas Square

Wenceslas Square

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Wenceslas Square, Prague Overview

Housing plethora of man-made marvels, the Wenceslas Square of Prague is one of the popular public places of the city flocked by tourists and locals all the time.æ

A treasure trove of PragueÕs architectural wonders, Wenceslas Square (V‡clavskŽ n‡m_st’) is located in the New Town (NovŽ M_sto) district. Named after the patron saint of Bohemia whose statue is installed in the area, the Wenceslas Square is actually a long boulevard. Established during the 14th century under the rule of Charles IV as a horse market, today the place carry the same popularity as home to Êthe National Museum and plethora of the impressive architectures. Once served as the major hub for demonstrations that started the Velvet Revolution in 1989, even today, Wenceslas Square is a place for demonstrations and celebrations alike. Lined with the 150 years old architectural styles, the square is flocked with most fashionable stores along with rather seedy nightlife. A visit to this place offers great shopping, dining and historic experience one should not miss.Ê

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