Náplavka Farmers Market#6 in Best Things To Do in Prague
Tourists and locals alike enjoy perusing the Náplavka Farmers Market in Prague. Whether you’re looking for an excellent snack or a keepsake from your visit to Prague, you’ll be sure to find it at a stand in this sprawling marketplace. Alternatively, just stroll along the Vltava River and take in the sights and smells of the bustling vendors.
Previous visitors say that a majority of the stalls focus on food, so it’s best to skip breakfast and arrive hungry; however, there are a handful of vendors that sell handmade gifts. What’s more, recent travelers appreciate the market’s position along the Vltava River, close to other attractions like the National Theatre and the Dancing House.
The Náplavka Farmers Market is open from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Saturday from February to December. While perusing the market is free, buying a snack or keepsake from one of the stalls will cost you a couple koruna. Visit the Náplavka Farmers Market’s website to learn more about its tasty offerings.
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#1 Old Town Square (Staromestské námestí)
Old Town Square is a popular spot in Prague, with travelers flocking here in droves for its beautiful architecture, colorful history and vibrant atmosphere. The square hasn't changed much since it was established in the 12th century when it functioned as the city's original marketplace.
The square is home to some of the most historic attractions in the city, including the Old Town Hall, one of the best places to get a bird's-eye view of the city and the Prague Astronomical Clock, a beautiful timepiece dating back to the 1400s. Other architectural highlights found within the square include the Church of St. Nicholas and the Church of Our Lady before Týn, instantly recognizable for its two Gothic spires. Meanwhile, the newest additions to the square include a monument erected in 1915 for the religious reformer Jan Hus. There are also several restaurants here that spill out onto the square during the warmer months as locals and travelers alike enjoy a coffee or a beer on the patios. And if you're visiting during the holiday season, expect the square to be filled with Christmas market shoppers.
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