Wenceslas Square
Wenceslas Square
Wenceslas Square

Wenceslas Square

Top 1% of attractions in Prague
8 / 10

6 expert reviews

“More a broad boulevard than a typical city square, Wenceslas Square has witnessed a great deal of Czech history – a giant Mass was held here during the revolutionary upheavals of 1848.”

– Lonely Planet

"This "square"—more of a rectangle, actually—was first laid out by Charles IV in 1348, and began its existence as a horse market at the center of the New Town." Full review
Afar Magazine
"Locals organized a memorial after Václav Havel, the first president of the Czech Republic, died on December 18, 2011." Full review
Let's Go
"Once a horse market, Václavské náměstí now sells everything on the two sides of the beautiful green hedges and wide pedestrian walkways." Full review
U.S. News & World Report
"Wenceslas Square, which is one of Prague’s two main squares (the other being the Old Town Square), offers a more modern slice of the historic city" Full review

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