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.
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.
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 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 romantic hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Laterna Magika and Prague National Theatre. Klementinum-Prague National Library and Prague City Hall are also within 10 minutes.
This Prague hotel is at the edge of the Vltava River, a block from the Charles Bridge. Located in Old Town, this hotel is two blocks of Charles University. Old Town Square is one-half kilometer away.
Located in Prague 1, this romantic hotel is steps from Gallery of Art Prague, Old Town Square, and Church of Our Lady before Týn. Astronomical Clock and Kinsky Palace are also within 5 minutes.
This family-friendly Prague hotel is located in the historical district, steps from Gallery of Art Prague, Old Town Square, and Astronomical Clock. Church of Our Lady before Týn and Kinsky Palace are also within 5 minutes.
Located in Nove Mesto, this apartment building is within a 5-minute walk of Museum of Communism, Estates Theatre, and Lucerna Arcade. Old Town Square and Mucha Museum are also within 10 minutes.