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Prague Communism And World War II Walking Tour
"Once you meet your guide at a designated meeting point you can get ready for 2 hours of an interesting and educative walking tour. From Národní Street to St. Wenceslas Square you will visit places connected to the 20th century´s history and the turbulent changes that came with it.You will learn abou Communist Revolution Russian Occupation Velvet Revolution and much more.""""Enjoy this 2-hour small-group walking tour which will introduce you to places that have shaped the history of Czech Republic during the past century
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Communism and Bunker Walking Tour in Prague
"Your communist adventure starts at the Powder Tower in namesti Republiky where you will hear the story of how the new Czechoslovakia Republic was formed in 1918. Discover the dark days of Nazi occupation and liberation by the Russian Red Army in 1945. On the way to the Old Town Square where the Communism party leaders celebrated their victory in 1948 we pass the functionalist architecture of shopping mall Kotva. You will be also taken through the empty lanes of the Old Town and infamous Bartolomejska street where former secret police had is headquarters. The story of the Velvet Revolution starts in Narodni street where students were massacred by state police on 17th of November 1989. Vaclav Havel became a leader of this pro-democratic movement and later also the president of Czechoslovakia. We take a break for beer kofola or snack in an authentic canteen of the working-class (own expense)  Wenceslas Square you will learn about the 1960s and the Prague Spring
From EUR22.00
 
E-Bike Panoramic City Tour of Prague with Prague Castle
"Begin the day with meeting your guide at your predetermined meeting point. Stay for a few minutes for a short safety briefing on how to ride the e-bike properly around the city. Then begin your ride along Prague's Vltava River and through the impressive Letna Park. As this area overlooks the city you will have plenty of photo opportunities to focus in on the broad landscape. Then stop at the Prague Metronome former location of World's Largest Stalin Statue. Next ride the bicycle to Prague Castle arguably one of the world's largest castle complexes. At each stop
From EUR30.00

Wenceslas Square Tips (159)

A large avenue

Wenceslas square is more an avenue than a square. Lined with shops and hotels, it is the centre of nightlife (if you're male be prepared to meet "quick friends" in the square). Behind king Wenceslas...
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solopes
Apr 08, 2016

Wenceslas Square

Wenceslas Square is the biggest square in Prague and a business and cultural centre of the city.Wenceslas Square has its origins in 14th century when King Charles IV founded the New Town in 1348 and...
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kris-t
Oct 20, 2013

WIEHL'S HOUSE

Located in Wenceslas Square, is Wiehl's House, beautifully decorated with polychromic sgraffiti.The house was built in the Middle Ages, it wasn't until the 19th century that architect Antonin Wiehl...
balhannah
Aug 24, 2013

PALACE ROKOKO

Palace Rokoko was a rather dark building built on the site of another Palace from the 17th century. This landmark was built between 1912-1916 in Art Nouveau & Cubist style. The façade details on...
balhannah
Aug 24, 2013

WENCESLAS SQUARE

The World Heritage listed Wenceslas Square is like many Squares in Prague, that is, they are not Square. Wenceslas Square is one of these. It is a very long rectangle with the beautiful neo-classical...
balhannah
Aug 24, 2013

Wenceslas Square, Prague, CZ

One of the city's most historic squares, "Wenceslas Square"was formerly the horse market.The once muddy swath between the buildings played host to the country's equine auctioneers. The top of the...
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TrendsetterME
Jul 11, 2013

Bearing witness to 20th century history

After Old Town Square, Wenceslas Square probably is the most important public square in Prague. Located in the New Town area, Wenceslas Square definitely has a more modern feel to it than the other...
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Jefie
Jan 15, 2013

Wenceslas Square (vaclavski namesti)

One of the famous squares in Prague, Wenceslas Square is the imposing square that can hold about 40,000 people. Wenceslas Square is 70 meters long, 60 meters wide, a relatively large public space....
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GentleSpirit
Dec 08, 2012

Great Shopping and Dining Area

Wenceslas Square was established as the Horse Market by Charles IV in 1348. This square is of great historical significance to the Czechs because it was the centre of demonstrations and important...
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Xeriss
Jul 01, 2012

Memorial to the victims of Communism

On Jan 16, 1969 Jan Palach, a university student, set himself on fire to protest the Soviet invasion (of 1968). His funeral resulted in a giant protest against the occupation. The cross was placed at...
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GentleSpirit
Oct 21, 2011

Town Hub

This square is where the protests in their Velvet Revolution took place in the 80's and is still the center much activity. It was built in 1348 and named for their beloved king (and subject of a...
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Skibbe
Sep 05, 2011

Wenceslas Square

This square is the center of both business and culture. It's where you'll find the National Museum at the end of the boulevard right after the monument of King Wenceslas.They call this area the new...
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June.b
Jun 22, 2010
 
 
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Things to Do Near Wenceslas Square

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National Museum

Across the road from the New National Museum, is the main National Museum, a neo-Renaissance buiiding founded by a couple of Czech aristocrats. It was built between the years 1885 -1890. Whilst it was...
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Alphonse Mucha Museum

I am a fan of Salvador Dali's work. In fact we own some of the Dante's Divine Comedy Canto prints and a signed Dali lithograph. So, visiting the exhibit was fantastic! I saw additional works by Dali I...
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Opera

Across from Washingtonova street and the park, I could see The Prague State Opera House. After finding my way across the very busy four lane Legerova street, I was at the Opera House. This was once...
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National Theatre

Narodni divadlo (National Theater) is known as the alma mater of Czech opera, but it is also the national monument of Czech history and art. National Theater belongs to the most important cultural...
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Estates Theater

Prague's Estates Theatre was built towards the end of the 18th century, at the height of the Enlightenment movement. It was then believed that the arts should be made available to the masses, and a...
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Sex Machine Museum

For only 10 euros, it's good for a laugh. Takes about 20-30 minutes to peruse everything, sex toys from antiquity and some you have to see to believe. For the real thing I followed Tom Showalter's...
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