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Prague/New Town

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Prague/New Town

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The New Town of Prague (Czech: Nové Mesto) is in the east bank area to the south of the Old Town.

Get in


The Frank Gehry "Fred and Ginger" building
  • Wenceslas Square. The Václavské námìstí is a street running down from the national museum and it's choked with bars, restaurants and casinos.
  • The Fred and Ginger Building (officially the Rasin Building), Rasínovo nábr 80, Praha 1. The Rasin Building is the work of the twentieth century architect Frank Gehry, and is said to be shaped like a man and a woman dancing; hence "Fred and Ginger".




  • Restaurant Zvonice, Jindřišská věž, Jindřišská ulice, Praha 1, tel +42 0224 220 009, fax. +42 0224 220 028, [email protected], [1]. This romantic restaurant is spread over three levels high up in a Gothic bell tower. If you're lucky you will get to eat dinner immediately beneath a huge bell. Mains approximately 450Kč, bottles of wine 800Kč to 7000Kč.



  • Best Prague Hotel House Wenceslav Square 48, Praha 1, tel. +420 777 664 663, [email protected], [2]. Best Prague has an ideal location, looking over the square and only minutes on foot from most of Prague's main sights. They have apartments the can sleep up to four people with living room, bathroom and kitchen from 2450Kč per night. Higher rates apply during peak season and for more than 2 guests.
  • Jeruzalemska apartments, 10 Jeruzalémská street (office address: Africká 16/616, 160 00 Praha 6), tel. +42 0602 210 716, fax. +42 0602 673 858, [email protected], [3]. Prices for these apartments for two people range from €65 (Christmas, Easter and August), €55 (April - July, September - October), €45 (other) per night for a single room in a shared apartment to €150 (Christmas, Easter and August), €130 (April - July, September - October) and €110 (other) for a large apartment. Broadband internet is available in some of the private apartments for €4 per day.