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Ungelt Square

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Address: near Old Town, Prague, Czech Republic
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This central square, a charming, serene hub of shops and cafes, is tucked...

This central square, a charming, serene hub of shops and cafes, is tucked away among four rows of buildings in bustling Old Town.

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You have to walk around Tyn to stumble upon this little enclave. Plenty of little shops on the corner to cafes and restaurants. One of the interesting hidden gems of Prague’s Old... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 20 January 2017
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Swindon, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

From the outside, this church is spectacular and overlooks the Old Town Square, and its beautiful towers can be seen from many viewpoints in the city. However, inside it's quite disappointing in my opinion (in comparison to other churches in the city); it has a beautiful altar, is quite light inside, but there was little else of interest for me.... More 

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Heathfield, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We only found the Ungelt Square because we were looking for the entrance to the church. There is not much there except a couple of restaurants and gift shops. But it was very peaceful. Head for the church and you can't miss it.

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Thank BorntocruiseUK
Tel Aviv, Israel
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017

This small courtyard, located next to the Tyn church, is rather lovely, but is somehow overshadowed by the huge church. Still, it's worth a 5-minute visit.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017

You have to walk around Tyn to stumble upon this little enclave. Plenty of little shops on the corner to cafes and restaurants. One of the interesting hidden gems of Prague’s Old Town.

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Vilnius
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

If not searching purposefully, Ungelt square is very easy to miss, unless you do some passage-diving for fun around Tyn church. This was exactly what I did, exploring various corners. The square is very attractive architecturally and there are several nice shops and restaurants. I especially liked botanical shop and Koh-i-noor shop. In the latter, I even bought myself a... More 

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Surrey, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

This is a secluded and hidden little square behind the main square and close to the landmark Church of Tyn. It contains a smattering of little shops and restaurants with many other streets leading off to different parts of the city.

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Morris County, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

Ungelt Square is a small square by the Tyn Church. It is secluded and that is part of it's charm. On our most recent visit, we walked through and it felt like a hidden oases in comparison with the impossibly crowded Staromestske Namesti, just steps away. The three architectural gems you want to look for while there: The Granovsky Palace.... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

Our hotel was located in this square. There is an Irish pub located here as well which make it a lively square at night. The restaurants here are nice as well and cheaper than going the 200 meters to the old town square.

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Stuttgart, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Bohemian/gothic surrounding with some forge best people watching. Every side has tons of side streets and alleyways that have great shopping. Mostly touristy stuff but with effort you can find diamonds in the rough. Don't miss it...I don't think you could if you tried.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

I had marked this square as a 'visit' place on TripAdvisor saves, else would never have found it. It's very well hidden and the usual tourist traffic normally concentrates only on the old town square area. This courtyard is in front of the Tynn Church and has a very unique charm about it. It is a smallish square with a... More 

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Stare Mesto (Old Town)
One of the oldest neighbourhoods in town represents the medieval heart of Prague. It’s no surprise it is bustling with tourists every time of day. Križovnický square, overlooking Charles Bridge with Prague Castle in the background, is probably the most beautiful square in the city. Its unique historical atmosphere of gothic houses and churches, cobblestone streets and squares, and stone towers blend together with the modern era. A vast array of bars, restaurants, dance clubs, international brand shops, galleries and hotels bring life to the old city. With its charming and picturesque cobblestone streets, the nightlife and parties will surely be unforgettable.
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