Loretánská Street connects Pohořelec with Hradčanské Náměstí. The street is home to a number of historical houses and cultural monuments and a popular site for tourists.
The castle gate was formerly where today houses No. 179 and 180 are located. The founding of Hradčany as a town, in 1320 saw the Eastern side of the street belonging to the town, and the Western behind the walls, in the countryside.
The name Loretánská has been in use for the street since the early 18th century.