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Trichodon (Lukáš Rais)

Lukáš Rais' path to art was certainly not a straightforward one. First he worked as an electrician, then he trained as a...

2x “Fish”, A Symbol of Czech Christmas

Kampa Island, along with the Christmas markets on Old Town Square and Náměstí Míru in Vinohrady, is –...

Lány Castle – the Residence of President

Just a short distance west of Prague (you can get there by bus from the Zličín metro station in half an hour),...

The Successor’s Defiant Love for the Beautiful Sophie and Their Deaths...

"So they've killed our Ferdinand," said the charwoman to Mr. Schweik who, having left the army many years before, when a military...

Two Boyish Childhood Memories and the Josef Pleskot Tunnel in the...

President Václav Havel recalled his childhood: "As a little boy, I lived in the countryside for a time, and I clearly remember one experience...

100 Million People Can See Well Thanks to a Children’s Kit

The place is not precisely in the center of all the tourist routes, although it is only a few tram stops from...

A Great Love Story, The Singing Fountain, and Queen Anne’s Summer...

In March 1509, the not even three-year-old Louis Jagiellon was crowned King of Bohemia. When the golden St. Wenceslas diadem was placed on the...

Formerly, It Was a Backyard for Chickens and Pigs; Today, the...

The Church of Our Lady before Týn, on Old Town Square, the counterbalance of the dominating Town Hall with the astronomical clock, is the...

Horses, Hares, and Bulls on the Prague Bridge

The very first bridge on the territory of Prague was probably the wooden bridge in Klárov, where the very first house in...

Meditation Garden, 27 Executed, and State Bankruptcy in 1623

Oasis in the Beating Heart of the City If you walk down Nerudova Street from the Castle and turn...

The Dark Past of Loreto Square

Loreto Square is bordered by the Capuchin Monastery on the northern side, the Czernin Palace and its garden on the western side,...

Why Salvador Dali Kissed the Czech Sculptor’s Dirty Hands and About...

It's just a hard-to-believe story - the Czech sculptor Josef Nálepa was the first sculptor in the world whom Salvador Dali sat for and...

Květnice Garden

The perennial garden Květnice was established between the years 1935 and 1937 as part of the Rose Orchard. It is a relatively...

Invalidovna and Why It Is Worth Visiting Karlín

At the beginning of Prague's existence, the left bank of the Vltava River was more populated. One of the many reasons was...

Then the Ground Opened, and the Carriage with the Horses and...

The words of the headline are a legend about the end of the life of Princess Drahomíra, the...

And the King’s Horse Fell Dead to the Ground

The Czech proverb "To carry wood to the forest." refers to a completely unnecessary activity. In the figurative sense of the word, the adage...

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