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Old Town Square

Old Town Square (Staroměstské náměstí) has been Prague's principal public centre since the 10th century, and was its main marketplace until the beginning of the 20th century. It is the centre of Czech national history and art, witnessing all political meetings, concert bands, celebrations of victories either in the political scene or the sporting arena, and not to forget the annual Christmas and Easter markets which attract huge tourist crowds.

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Astronomical Clock

The most popular part of the tower is the town hall clock. Prague's Astronomical Clock is one of the oldest and most elaborate clocks ever built. It was first installed in 1410 and later the clock was rebuilt by the Master Hanus in 1490.

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Plzeň and Pilsner Brewery

For many people, Plzeň means beer. This is true, at the very least, in the German form of the word. Pilsner Urquell, for lots of beer aficionados, represents lager style of beer. Many tourists that travel to the second biggest city in Bohemia do this to see its' monuments and churches, but its' safe to say that most do so because of the brewery, a small distance from the centre of the city.

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