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Hradcany, Prague

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Overlooking the city from its high point on the left bank of the Vltava River, Hradcany contains one of Europe's largest medieval castle complexes. An independent borough until 1784, this neighborhood consists of historical palaces and medieval churches, which guard some of the country's greatest cultural and artistic treasures. Although not as old as Prague's famed old town, the district remains one of the most photographed urban areas in Europe, its centuries-old spires and towers appearing on countless postcards, posters, and tourist brochures. While at the southern end of the district's central square, point your camera toward the rooftops of the old town, visible on the other side of the river. Arrange your visit to Hradcany and discover more family-friendly attractions in Prague using our Prague online travel route planner.
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  • We went to the guided tour to Hradcany and enjoyed the interesting story of this beautiful place. A lot of beautiful old buildings, atmosphere of a medieval city. Perfect for a nice walk.  more »
  • We visieted the prague castle and it was a great experience. we were also inside and Vladislav hall is great  more »

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