Czech Republic Hlavní město Praha

Wenceslas Square

A historic square and cultural hub in the heart of Prague, famed for its grand boulevard, shops, restaurants, and significant national events.
  • 110 00 Václavské Nám.

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Named for the 10th-century Duke of Bohemia, Wenceslas Square is a wide boulevard that has witnessed several gatherings for historic events throughout Czech history, including the revolution of 1848 and the creation of the Czechoslovak Republic in 1918. The centerpiece is a statue of St. Wenceslas on his horse.

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Wenceslas Square Guides

  • Prague, Czech Republic ✔️

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  • Prague’s best historical highlights

    travelfreak (Jeremy Foster)
    Unlike many other European cities, Prague escaped World War I and World War II relatively unscathed and undamaged from falling bombs and other destruction. The result is a nearly perfectly-preserved historic Old Town, and plenty of other still-standing neighborhoods around it. Castles, cathedrals, Gothic bridges, and even giant clocks are all part of the city’s far-reaching history, and so you’ll learn a thing or two while visiting these important landmarks. This list includes everything from ancient historical sites to medieval structures and slightly more modern pieces of noteworthy architecture, like sleek new buildings and even a graffiti wall where locals once aired their grievances.

Wenceslas Square Articles

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