Wenceslas Square is part of the New Town of Prague. It was established already in 14th century as a Horse Market and became a hub of medieval trade.
In the 20th century, Wenceslas square was the background for many historical events, such as the invasion of 1968 and the Velvet Revolution. Nowadays it is a center of urban life with numerous cafes, restaurants, hotels and banks. Wenceslas Square is also a great shopping opportunity for someone who prefers door-to-door shopping as opposed to regular malls.
Most of the buildings on the Wenceslas Square possess immense architectural value, so make sure to explore the hidden passages and look at the intricate details on your way! Moreover, visiting Wenceslas square gives an insight into Czech culture and national identity. You can see the monumental National Museum and the statue of St. Wenceslas, the main patron saint of Czech people, at the beginning of the square. Exhibitions dedicated to Czech national holidays and key historical events very often take place in the middle of the square as well as festivals, parades, and seasonal markets.