Blue Danube – 2017 – Prague sights

Stare Mesto –The Old Town, this is the medieval settlement of Prague, settled in the early 9th century and expanded in the 14th century. Home to many famous sites like the Old Town Square, Astronomical Clock, and Synagogue.

Mala Strana –The “Little Quarter”and is touted as second only to the Old Town. The neighborhood is situated on the left bank of the River Vltava, and below Prague Castle, across Charles Bridge from the Old Town. Originally called “New Town beneath Prague Castle” in the 13th century, until it was renamed in the 17th century.

Josefov –Called the “Jewish Quarters” and it is the smallest area within Prague, completely surrounded by the Old Town. Known for the narrow streets, where you will find sights such as Kafka’s birthplace, the Old Jewish Cemetery, and several Synagogues you may visit.

 Nove Mesto –Literal meaning: “New Town” but still considered as part of the historic center of Prague. Founded by Charles IV as an extension from the Old Town. Here you’ll find Wenceslas Square and the New Town Hall.

 

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