The Royal Route was a ceremonial procession through Medieval Prague for Czech queens and kings on their coronation day. It traveled across Old Town to the Vltava River, across Charles Bridge and up to St. Vitus Cathedral on Prague Castle. Part 1 leads through you through the city's main thoroughfares of Old Town, with streets and architecture dating back to Romanesque and Gothic times.
Republican Square, Old Town Square, Charles Bridge
We'll start outside the Municipal House, Obecní dům, on Na Příkopě.
Go to Namesti republiky (Republican Square), an underground stop on Metro B line (Yellow) and follow the signs to the surface. Then walk west, and turn left onto the square when the road curves. Follow the square until you reach the Municipal House.
Places to stop along the way:
Museum of Czech Cubism, tours of the House of the Stone Bell (Old Town Square) and Old Town City Hall (Staroměstská radnice)
Best time to walk:
Early morning is the best time to avoid the heavier tourist traffic
Keep your belongings secure, zipped up and under your arm
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