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About the Medieval Toilet over the Heads of Dining Guests

Charles Bridge is terminated on both sides by towers. The Old Town Bridge Tower and two Lesser Town Bridge Towers. The minor...

The Oldest Traffic Sign in Prague

Platýz Palace is a relatively large complex of buildings between Národní třída and Uhelný trh (Coal Market). It`s accessible from both directions...

The Smallest House in Prague

The smallest house in Prague is in Anežská Street. It was built in 1853, in a narrow...

The shortest and the narrowest street

And because the street is so narrow, there are traffic lights at its ends, just as you would find at an intersection. It is said that a German got stuck in the street and could not move in any direction. Furthermore, the nearby restaurant staff had to lather her up with soap to push her down the street. But it's also possible that this is just another one of Prague's legends.

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.

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 tasteful. This is because socialism can`t be tasteful. However,...

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