Charles-Square, Prague

Charles Square, Faust House

Karlovo Namesti, Emauza Church ,Praha

ST Ignatius Church on Charles Square



Karlovo namesti | Charles Square | Karlsplatz

The Charles Square - New Town

Originally a cattle market, the square was founded by Charles IV as the main centre of Prague's new side. It is the largest enclosed square in Prague and one of the largest squares in Europe.

Charles Square

The New Town Hall (Novomestska radnice), which served to its purpose up to the year 1784, was built between the years of 1377-1418. Renovated in 1905 the Town Hall today is used for administrative purposes, cultural and social events.

Another attractions are the Baroque Cathedral of St. Ignatius completed in 1670 by Carlo Lurago and the Emause Monastery founded in 1347. ts extraordinary series of frescos in the cloister are the largest collection of medieval wall paintings outside Italy. Since the mid-19th century the Charles Square has been a park .

Today, it is surrounded by busy roads but with its many statues of Czech writers, scientists and artists, it is still a nice place to sit and relax.

The New Town Hall

(Novomestská radnice)

Map New Town Hall Map

Karlovo namesti 23, 120 00 Prague 2 - New Town

A gothic complex of buildings from the late 14th and early 15th centuries, rebuilt in the renaissance style in the 16th century. It contains a tower with Our Lady Chapel, two gothic halls with ribbed vaults and a renaissance hall. During 1377-1784 the seat of the New Town authorities.

On 30th July, 1419, the scene of the defenestration of the Catholic aldermen by Prague Hussites which marked the begining of the Hussite revolution.

Opening hours: May 1st - September 30th Tuesday - Sunday 10 am - 6 pm




Accommodation in Charles Square area.


jana1.jpg Hotel U Svateho Jana Prague ***
Penzion U Sv. Jana has a vary advantagerous location right in the centre of the city. It´s just about 10 minutes walking to the Wencelas Square and just 1 minute walking to the Charles Square. Pension U Sv. Jana offers accommodation in double rooms and apartments up to 4 persons. The pension has 14 ...
Special Offer: 72 EUR Double room / night

01.jpg Hotel Caesar Palace Prague ****
This newly opened luxury hotel (will be opened April 2005) offers the accommodation in the centre of Prague, in a completely restructured Art Deco style building.
on request
80-budova.jpg.jpg Hotel U Cerneho Konicka Prague ***
Hotel is situated only cca. 7 minutes walk to the Wenceslav Square and Charles Bridge and cca. 5 minutes walk to the National Theatre, where are also available extensive parking places. Hotel offers to its guests pleasant accomodation in 21 rooms with WC and shower, TV with satellite channels, phone...
Special Offer: 41 EUR Double room / night

budova.jpg Apartments Principe Prague
Delightful & Comfortable apartments with unique terrace view of Prague Castle and National Theatre together . Principe Apartment is located in the very centre of Prague historical area of Old Town / New Town, one of the most attractive areas of golden Prague. Situated just by the Charles Square one o...
on request
kaktus1.jpg Hostel Kaktus Prague*
Hostel Kaktus is a small hostel located in the centre of Prague.You can get to Charles Bridge,Wenceslas Sguare,Old town Sguare in 5-10 min walk.
Low-Season: 45 EUR apartment (2 pax) / night

Low-Season: 39 EUR 2 beds in room / night

00.jpg Hotel Golden Gate Prague *****
The beautiful and luxurious Golden Gate Suites offers 78 charming, individually-designed and fully equipped spacious suites, Relax center, fine dining Restaurant, conference facilities and parking spaces.
High-Season: 196 EUR studio / night

01.jpg Hotel & Residence Praga 1 ***
The Hotel & Residence PRAGA 1 is situated in the center of Prague. The correct address is Zitna street no. 5. There is subway and public transport station nearby (aprox. 100 m) named "Karlovo náměstí", where you can get anywhere you need to go. Only 5 minutes walk from our residence is the famous Venc...
Special Offer: 81 EUR double room / night

pinkas2_01.jpg Residence Pinkas Prague
Excellent location in a quiet place, between Wenceslas Square and Charles Square. All monuments, clubs, restaurants and bars are within walking distance. It is fully equipped apartment offering modern comfort together with the atmosphere of medieval Prague... the apartment is equipped with: washing ...
High-Season: 92 EUR Studio Apartment / night




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