Rotunda of St Longinus


This rotunda is one of the few surviving examples of circular Romanesque churches in the city. It dates from the 12th century and was originally the parish church of the village of Rybníček, which was erased from the map by the New Town.

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1. Church of St Ignatius


Presiding over Chalres Square is this 1660s baroque tour de force, designed for the Jesuits by Carlo Lurago.

2. Leica Gallery


The Leica Gallery stages exhibitions of 20th-century and contemporary photography by both Czech and international photographers. Past exhibitions have…

3. New Town Hall

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The New Town Hall was built in the late 14th century, when the New Town was still new. From the window of the main hall (the tower was not built until…

4. Dvořák Museum

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The most striking building in the drab neighbourhood south of Ječná is the energetically baroque Vila Amerika, a 1720s, French-style summer house designed…

5. U Kalicha

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This is where the eponymous antihero was arrested at the beginning of Jaroslav Hašek’s comic novel of WWI, The Good Soldier Švejk (which Hašek cranked out…

6. Charles Square

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With an area of more than seven hectares, Charles Square is Prague’s biggest – it’s more like a small park, really, and was originally the city's cattle…

7. National Museum


Looming above Wenceslas Square is the neo-Renaissance bulk of the National Museum, designed in the 1880s by Josef Schulz as an architectural symbol of the…

8. Wenceslas Statue


The focal point of Wenceslas Square is the equestrian statue of St Wenceslas at its upper (southern) end. Sculptor Josef Myslbek has surrounded the 10th…