New Town: Art Nouveau and Elegant Cafés

    Wenceslas square
    Ples
    30 Oct 2017
    Clock 30min      Length1mi
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    Tourdescription About the audio tour

    This tour will take you around the New Town treasures. We start on Wenceslas Square - a square of not only revolution, but bursting with culture and hidden gems. From the square, we will disappear into network of passageways and take a shortcut to through the garden to National Avenue. There you'll discover how the Velvet Revolution started and take in a range of architectural styles such as Art Nouveau, Functionalism, Decorativism, Neo-renaissance and Post Modernism - all in one avenue! This is a tour of culture, history, memories and excellent cafés with spirit. Prague is one of the most entrancing and timeless cities of Europe. The tour will show you a different, personal and unique view through the eyes of a passionate local.

    Majorlandmarks Major Landmarks

    Wenceslas Square, Palace Koruna, Lucerna, hotel Evropa, palace Adria, church, of St. Maria of Snows, David Černy artwork, Academy of Sciences, National Theatre, river view

    Startingpoint Directions to starting point

    Metro Mustek, green line, follow the sign Mustek in the subway. 5 min walking distance from the Old Town Square via street Melantrichova, than Na Můstku, simply straight on

    Tips Tips

    Places to stop along the way:

    kavarna Lucerna, cafe Louvre, Svetozor, café Nona, café Slavia, microbrewery U Medvidku

    Best time to walk:

    During the day, when cafés, institutions and passageways are open, between 9 am till 7 pm.

    Precautions:

    The area is very safe, but always be street smart and aware of your surroundings.

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