St. Nicholas Church at the Old Town Square looms over the center of the Old Town. Come here to enjoy a concert or mass, or simply admire its architecture.
For centuries St. Nicholas Church’s stark white walls were hidden from the Old Town Square by the neighboring Krenn House, but have been made visible again. Approach the church on a sunny day and the walls appear to glow white. At night the walls are illuminated by floodlights.
Enter the church to see its equally stunning interior. Despite many of the ornaments within the church being removed when an emperor closed all monasteries, the walls and ceiling are still a sight to behold. Spend some time gazing at the murals, decorated in stucco and showing scenes of St. Nicholas.
St. Nicholas remains an active church, with mass every Sunday morning. The members are of Hussite faith, but people of all backgrounds are welcome.
During the evening the purpose of the church shifts completely. St. Nicholas Church is one of Prague’s premier venues for classical music. Experience the thrill of hearing the Prague String Orchestra perform with the aid of the church’s unique acoustics.
Don’t confuse the church at the Old Town Square with the church of the same name in Prague’s Lesser Town. They share a name, style and architect, but there is a river between them and they don’t offer the same services.
St. Nicholas Church at the Old Town Square is located in the Old Town and is easily reached by public transport and on foot. The church is open daily, with concerts occurring most nights. Tickets to the concerts can sell out, so try to book ahead. While the church is heated in winter, it does get cold at night and warm clothes are advised.
Located in Prague 1, this luxury hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Palladium Shopping Centre, Municipal House Hall, and Powder Tower. Mucha Museum and Old Town Square are also within 1 mi (2 km).
Located in Prague 1, this luxury hotel is steps from Municipal House Hall, Republic Square, and Hybernia Theatre. Palladium Shopping Centre and Powder Tower are also within 5 minutes.
Located in Prague 1, this luxury hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Palladium Shopping Centre and Municipal House Hall. Powder Tower and Mucha Museum are also within 15 minutes.
Located in Prague 1, this luxury hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Republic Square and Palladium Shopping Centre. Municipal House Hall and Hybernia Theatre are also within 10 minutes.
Located in Prague 1, this luxury hotel is steps from National Marionette Theatre, Old Town Square, and Prague City Hall. Kinsky Palace and Astronomical Clock are also within 5 minutes.
Opened in 2006, this modern design hotel is located in the center of Prague, just a block from Wenceslas Square and 100 meters from the State Opera.
Just 100 meters from St. Agnes Convent, this central Prague hotel is also within 400 meters of Tyn Cathedral, Republic Square, Kinsky Palace, and Stone Bell House.
Built in 2002, this contemporary design hotel is situated on a quiet cobbled street on the edge of the Jewish Quarter in Prague's Old Town, within 500 metres of the Powder Tower and Old Town Square.