Nový Svět Quarter
The Loreta is a baroque place of pilgrimage founded by Benigna Kateřina Lobkowicz in 1626, designed as a replica of the supposed Santa...
The late-17th-century early-baroque palace facing the Loreta boasts Prague’s largest monumental façade. This imposing building has...
The baroque Šternberg Palace is home to the National Gallery’s collection of 14th- to 18th-century European art, including works by Goya...
Pivnice U Černého Vola
Many religious people make a pilgrimage to the Loreta, but just across the road, the 'Black Ox' is a shrine that pulls in pilgrims of a...
U Zlaté Hrušky
'At the Golden Pear' is a cosy, wood-panelled gourmets’ corner, serving Bohemian fish, fowl and game dishes (tripe fricassee is a...
Nový Svět Quarter information
In the 16th century, houses were built for castle staff in an enclave of curving cobblestone streets down the slope north of the Loreta. Today, these diminutive cottages have been restored and painted in pastel shades, making the 'New World' quarter a perfect alternative to the castle's crowded Golden Lane. Danish astronomer Tycho Brahe once lived at Nový Svět 1.