However, its name dates back to the 14th century when the New Town was founded. The centre of the Old Town has always been the Old Town Square dominated by the Church of Our Lady of Týn and the Town Hall. In Old Town, you can find many and many historical building and places. You can feel the history all around. Briefly, there is Clementinum, Rudolfinum, Betlehem Chappel, Charles street, Jan Hus monument, and many others.
Old Town Square , as mentioned, the centre of Old Town, being Prague's heart since the 10th century and its main market place until the beginning of the 20th century, the spacious 1.7 hectare Old Town Square has been the scene of great events, both glorious and tragic. There are beautiful pastel-coloured buildings of Romanesque or Gothic origin with fascinating house signs. Today, the Old Town Square offers visitors a tourist information office, number of restaurants, cafés, shops and galleries.