Looming above Wenceslas Square is the neo-Renaissance bulk of the National Museum, designed in the 1880s by Josef Schulz as an...
National Museum New Building
In 2009 the museum expanded into the old Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty building next door. The so-called New Building now hosts...
Hotel Jalta Nuclear Bunker
Hidden beneath the 1950s Hotel Jalta on Wenceslas Square lies a communist-era nuclear shelter that was opened to the public in 2013. The...
Prague State Opera
The impressive neo-rococo home of the Prague State Opera provides a glorious setting for performances of opera and ballet. An annual...
U Bilé Krávy
This French-run, Lyonnais-styled bistro has some of the best steaks, at the best prices, in town. The name ‘White Cow’ refers to the...
Václavské náměstí · interesting places nearby
Wenceslas Statue information
The focal point of Wenceslas Square is the equestrian statue of St Wenceslas at its southern end. Sculptor Josef Myslbek has surrounded the 10th-century duke of Bohemia and the 'Good King Wenceslas', of Christmas carol fame, with four other patron saints of Bohemia - Prokop, Adalbert, Agnes and Ludmila.