Prague New Town

Prague Czech Republic Tourist Information and Vacation Guide


Prague, Czech Republic

The New Town District of Prague is located on the eastern side of the Vltava River, directly south of the Old Town.

New Town was built around three historic market places: the Hay Market (Senovazne Square), Cattle Market (Charles Square) and the Horse Market (Wenceslas Square).   It was established in 1348.

The town is home to some beautiful churches, monasteries, theatres, city squares and historic buildings.

Don't miss the State Opera and the National Theatre.  Other historic buildings in the New Town include:

  1. Faust House
  2. Hotel Europa
  3. Jesuit College
  4. New Town Hall

Popular museums in this area are:

  1. Dvorak Museum
  2. Mucha Museum
  3. Museum of Communism
  4. National Museum

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