A well known street full of tourists not only during the daytime, a busy street in which traffic does not cease to stop even at nighttime. Vodičkova street connects Prague´s two largest squares – Charles Square and Wenceslas Square.
The street is named after Jan Vodička, rich new town butcher, who in the 15th century owned the largest house in the street (No. 699), U Nováků palace today. Thanks to the strategic position of the street – connecting the Horse market (Wenceslas Square) and the Cattle Market (Charles Square) it was in the past a very important business route.
Nowadays it is one of the most-visited streets that offers various kinds of entertainment for all ages. It is used both by cars and trams and at the corner of the street there is the metro station Můstek. There are lots of shops, restaurants pubs and places that should not be missed on your visit to Prague. One of them is Lucerna passage, with its beautiful art nouveau cinema, classy café, and the famous concert venue it is one of the most popular places in the city centre. Opposite to Lucerna, there is the cinema Světotor that features good films and if you walk through the passage you'll find yourself in the Franciscan gardens, a quiet and beautiful place to relax after your strolls in the hectic city centre.