Named after its "lesser" position on the left bank of the Vltava, Lesser Town sits on the slopes just below Prague's world-famous castle complex. Linked to the larger and busier neighborhoods on the other side of the river by a medieval bridge, this quarter dates back to the middle of the 13th century. For a good portion of its history, the area housed mostly German artisans and merchants, invited to live and work here by King Ottokar II of Bohemia, the quarter's original founder. Today, the atmospheric quarter serves as home to government offices and foreign embassies. Follow the signposted tourist trail to see the neighborhood's major attractions, including an imposing Baroque church and a 700-year-old beer bar. For travelers who use our international travel planner, Prague holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Lesser Town and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
Tours to Lesser Town
Full-Day Prague Tour with Vltava River Cruise, Prague Castle and Lunch BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $71
Duration: 7 hours
Small-Group Prague City Walking Tour Including Vltava River Cruise and Lunch BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $84
Duration: 6 hours
Prague Castle Walking Tour BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $44
Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
Lesser Town Reviews
Romantico quartiere situato dall'altra parte della Moldova e dominato dal castello da una parte e dalla collina Petrin con la sua torre dall'altra. Senz'altro la zona più suggestiva a mio parere con i... more »Romantic neighborhood located on the other side of Moldova and dominated by the castle on one side and Petrin hill with its tower on the other. Definitely the most impressive area in my opinion with its cobbled alleys, stairs and climbs and descents. Breathtaking views can be seen
프라하성율라가는길에 보면 더더욱 잘보이는 그런곳이에요ㅎㅎㅎ프라하하면 주황색 지붕이 그냥 떠오를정도로 이곡에가면 그걸 느낄수잏음 more »It's a great place to stay if you're looking for a place to stay.
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