Prague’s Wenceslas Square plays host to a pretty decent Christmas market, but an even more atmospheric Christmas market can be found in the historic Old Town Square. Whether you visit by day or night, you’ll find plenty of red-roofed market stalls selling food and drink, as well as homemade Christmas-themed souvenirs.
If you’re visiting Prague during the festive season, we suggest spending time at this most lovely of Christmas markets.
The Christmas Market At Old Town Square In Prague
This Christmas market is quite touristy and can get quite busy. Yet you’ll find locals and tourists happily mingling as they chow down on food and sip on tasty mulled wine.
What a place to hang out in! Prague’s oldest square, dating from the 12th century, is full of plenty of things to do. Flanked by buildings in various architectural styles, Romanesque, Baroque, and Gothic, you can visit the Old Town Hall and climb to the top for one heck of a view over the city. Not only that, you can gather with others to watch the activity at the astronomical clock as it strikes the hour. You can also go inside the impressive St. Nicolas Church or Church of Our Lady Before Tyn, among other things.
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Old Town Square
Staroměstské nám., 110 00 Josefov, Czechia
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