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Pepík’s dream of the Sargasso Sea

In 1914, Mr. Oulík caught a small eel in the Vltava river and carried it to the insurance company building. On the ground floor is a small fountain in which the eel lived. He got the name Pepík, and although the average age of eels is 8-12 years, Pepík lived happily to the age of 62.

Don’t put off till tomorrow what you can do today.

Don't put off till tomorrow what you can do today / Co...

Arthur Miller: Death of a Salesman

The drama was written in 1949 and was first staged in the Czech Republic in 1959, during the time of socialism, when the audience couldn’t fully understand the message of the play. No one had a mortgage at that time, and since the state was the only employer, everyone was obliged to work and had the certainty that he would receive his salary every month.

Playing Bowling with the Dead Czech King’s Head

About Jan Žižka, the robber, who became the courtier of King Wenceslas IV. About how this king had no calm even after his death. And also about the three Margarets, who gradually became the wife of Jan Jindřich, brother of King Charles IV. Or about the death of the queen bitten by her husband's dog. All connected with the castles Točník and Žebrák.

Customs Duty, Ramparts and Happy Evenings in Pubs

Thousands of carts carried goods from around the world to Ungelt in the 12th century, and in the evening its pubs heard merchant stories from around the world.

How Houses are Numbered in Prague

The numbering was enforced by the army so that they would have a better overview of who the army could call for compulsory military service.

The charming beauty of the Prague metro.

Buildings that were built during the time of socialism are usually not very...

Gingerbread Nativity Scene in the Church of St. Matthew (“U Matěje”)

About the fact that you can see a freshly baked gingerbread nativity scene with hundreds of figures every year at the Church of Matthew ("U Matěje").

Gingerbread Nativity Scene Recipe

Gingerbread nativity scene like in the Church of St. Matthew ("U Matěje").

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Fall and Falling Leaves in the Stag Moat

In times of totalitarianism, the Stag Moat was inaccessible to the public, but that changed when Václav Havel was our president. Now the Stag Moat is inaccessible due to repairs and access is granted with few exceptions. Come with us to see it.

Kevin Alone Coming Soon

We are excited to present to you the first part of our documentary series “Kevin Alone in Prague”, which will be available through our website soon.

What would be there? Would I appear upside down?

Almost everyone recognizes a paternoster from the front. But what would happen if we pass the sign telling us: Last Floor, Please Get Off?

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