The handsome Pinkas Synagogue was built in 1535 and used for worship until 1941. After WWII it was converted into a memorial, with wall...
Jan Palach Square
Jan Palach Square is named after the young Charles University student who in January 1969 set himself alight in Wenceslas Square in...
Old Jewish Cemetery
The Old Jewish Cemetery is Europe’s oldest surviving Jewish graveyard. Founded in the early 15th century, it has a palpable atmosphere...
National Marionette Theatre
Loudly touted as the longest-running marionette show in the city – performed almost continuously since 1991 (a fact, some say, that is...
Is this the coolest bistro in the Old Town? Pale stone, bleached birchwood and potted shrubs make for a clean, crisp, modern look, and...
Valentinská 11 · interesting places nearby
This gallery-shop is showroom for the striking and colourful glassware of Czech designers, including Jiří Pačínek and Bořek Šípek. Their work may not be to everyone’s taste, but their eccentric creations are certainly eye-catching.