About new town district in prague

The New Town, founded in 1348 by Charles IV, was carefully planned and laid out around three large central market-places: the Hay Market (Senovazne Square), the Cattle Market (Charless Square) and the Horse Market (Wenceslas Square). Twice as large as the Old Town, the area was mainly inhabited by tradesmen and craftsmen such as bkacksmiths, wheelwriths and brewers.

During the late 19th century, much of the New Town was demolished and completely redeveloped, giving it the appearance it has today. The 750 meter long and 60 meter wide boulevard originates from the Charles IV period when it was used as a Horse market.

In the upper part of the boulevard the statue of St. Wenceslas on his horse can be seen. It is the good king Vaclav, who was murdered by his brother over a thousand years ago, and who over the years has become the national hero. The artist J.V. Myslbek began to make this statue in the year 1884 and 36 years later it was finished

Nationale Theatre

A Neo-Rennaisance building of 1868-81, built to plans of J. Zitek. A fire destroyed much of the building in its first year of existence; it was reconstructed by architect Josef Schulz in 1883. The outside and inside decoration was completed by the artists of the National Theatre generation. M. Ales, F. Zenisek, V. Hynais, J. V. Myslbek, etc. The National Theatre is the outstanding Czech stage and its repertoire consists of drama, opera and ballet performances.

Jindrizska Tower

The building conversion in the historical tower according to the design of the architect Vrzal and its commercial use was completely in conformance with the requirements for the protection of monuments. The ferroconcrete, self-supporting construction does not in any way impinge on the stone masonry of the original bell tower.

It is quite simply unique and the only tower in Central Europe that has been opened up to the public for multipurpose use. It is furnished and fitted out to a standard appropriate for visitors in the third millennium (air-conditioning, modern lighting, staircase and express elevator, etc.) All of the café, restaurant and retail spaces in the tower have managed to preserve the characteristic values of the building and locality.

There is a magnificent panoramic view of Prague from the tenth floor, which has remained unknown up to now. The tower is in the epicentre of all of Prague's renowned "one hundred spires", of which there are actually more than a thousand in total. For this reason there is also a museum of Prague spires on the sixth floor.

New Town Hall

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 mardked the begining of the Hussite revolution.

Accommodation in New Town Prague area.

hotel.jpg Hotel Meran Prague***
In the surroundings of hotel Meran there are the most important sightseeings and monumets, but also variety of shops, restaurants, night clubs bars or discotheques. You will find it right on the main shopping avenue in Prague, on Wenceslas Square. Nowadays provides hotel Meran accommodation in 20 mo...
Special Offer: 63 EUR Double room / night

hotel-evropa.jpg Hotel Evropa Prague**
Hotel Evropa has an ideal location on the main artery of Prague, it´s famous Venceslaus Square. In the vicinity are not only many significant historic landmarks, but also a wide variety of restaurants, bars, night clubs, discos and shops of local and international variety, all within a walking dista...
High-Season: 120 EUR Double room / night

antik1.jpg Hotel Antik City Prague****
4 stars Hotel Antik City Prague is conviently situated near all main sights of Prague and you can reach all of them by walk. Even here you can feel the touch of history in each step. Near elegant Hotel Antik City Prague there are many restaurants, bars, nightclubs and shops with world famous brands.
Special Offer: 63 EUR Double room / night

02.jpg Hotel Ambassador Prague *****
Hotel was built in 1920 in the Art Nouveau style on the famous Wenceslas Square directly in the centre of Prague. The hotel consists of two parts as its name Ambassador - Zlata Husa suggests. The history of the first one is quite straightforward in spite of the history of the second one, which is a ...
Special Offer From: 113 EUR Double room / night

1.jpg Hotel Jalta Prague *****
First class Hotel Jalta is located on Wenceslas Square in the historic heart of Prague. Whether in business or pleasure, you are only a few steps away from the financial and commercial center and city's many tourist attractions. Jalta combines a modern feel with a grand sense of heritage, having bee...
Special Offer: 94 EUR Double room / night

nightview3.jpg Hotel Seven Days Prague****
Hotel Seven Days is located in the very centre of Prague, close to its historical centre and in the vicinity of Wenceslas Square, which is not only an important business area, but also a pleasant location for shopping and entertainment. Originally a residential building, Hotel Seven Days has been fu...
High-Season: 142 EUR Double Superior / night

1.jpg Novomestsky Hotel Prague***
This three star hotel offers a very attractive location in the surrounding of Charles Square and Wenceslas Square in the city center. Hotel offers 34 rooms in single and double rooms. Also available are 3 threebedded apartments consisting of two connected rooms. All rooms have shower and toilet, rad...
on request
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

1.jpg Pension Brezina Prague ***
The Brezina Pension is a mid-market to economy hotel located in the centre of Prague, not far from the Wenceslas Square. It is designed to appeal to both budget-conscious tourists and average business travelers. The Brezina Pension has about 35 rooms. They are classified into three categories.Most o...
High-Season: 76 EUR Double room Tourist / night

hotel1.jpg Adria Hotel Prague****
Luxury hotel Adria is a classic four-star hotel after an extensive reconstruction accomplished in 2003, combining the charm of the old Prague with a comfort of modern equipped rooms. The hotel’s history dates back to the 14th century, when the whole premises belonged to the Carmelitan Convent of St....
Special Offer: 93 EUR Double room / night

01.jpg Pension Avalon - Merlin Prague**
Guest House Merlin is located in the centre of the city Prague on the banks of River Vltava, near subway station Karlovo Naměstí. All historical buildings and monuments are not far away. Charles Bridge, The National Theatre and Old Town Square are all within 15 minutes walk from our guest house.For ...
High-Season: 68 EUR double room - cat. B / night

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