Short Stories

About a Brewery That Is Only 7 Years Younger Than the...

Just a short walk from Charles Square is Křemencova Street, which, according to legend, has its own ghost. Twice a week, a...

How the Americans Bombed Prague and What It Has To Do...

The Dancing House, also known as Ginger and Fred, is Prague's most famous modern building. Instagram is full of photos of tourists taking pictures with the Dancing House - and I'm sure few of them know that the Dancing House exists as a result of the bombing of Prague in February 1945.

Why Prague Main Railway Station Is and Isn’t Named After the...

There are two most important railway stations in the center of Prague. Both are named after presidents, one after the Czech one, the other...

Hvězda Summer Palace and the Most Famous Battle in Czech history

Every Czech knows who was Charles IV, later called the Father of the Homeland. No wonder, he made his mark in Czech...

Fanta’s Café at “Fanta’s Station”

Prague Main Railway Station is the largest Art Nouveau building in the Czech Republic. The Neo-Renaissance building, built in the years 1869-1871, stood in...

Defunct Professions, the Names of Which Even Many Czechs Have Trouble...

In the past, the area around the Railway Bridge was associated with professions whose names are difficult to pronounce even for many Czechs -...

The Oldest Escalator in Central and Eastern Europe and a Funicular...

In Na Poříčí Street there were houses called U bílé labutě (At the white swan) as early as the 17th century. In...

About the Church, Which is Really Huge Because Too Much Money...

To put it simply - in 863, the brothers Cyril and Methodius of Thessaloniki came to Moravia to spread Christianity and education....

About a Modern Bathroom in the Chapel of a Gothic House...

The Stone Bell House on Old Town Square is unmissable. It is an example of the pure beauty of the original Gothic architecture, and...

An Alley Named After the Place of Executions

That short alley is charming and idyllic in the sunlight, a little mysterious in the light of the street lamp. But it's...

About a Severed Hand and a Dead Painter

And the prayers worked. His wife and children died of the plague, but the painter was still painting. However, when he finished the painting, he fell dead to the ground and his soul went straight to heaven.

The First House in Prague and a Dandelion Growing on the...

If you get off the metro at the Malostranská station, you will find yourself in a locality called Klárov. It's been called...

Civic Swimming Pool and the Seat of the Government of the...

The short video shows Miloš Forman with 90-year-old Ferdinand Platil, a retired...

Church of St. Martin in the Wall and Two Legends

On the roof of the Church of St. Martin in the wall is a gargoyle - a figure of a little boy....

House At the Štuparts (U Štupartů)

The most important Czech ruler of all time, Charles IV., was born on May 14, 1316, at five o'clock in the morning....

St. John of Nepomuk (Jan Nepomucký) and Fulfilled Wishes

There is a small brass point - it is an energy point, when you step on it, you feel the warmth and energy entering your body. And in order for your wish to come true, you have to have your hands on the lattice and the stars and at the same time, you have to step on the energy point with your right foot.

Railway Bridge at Výtoň

The railway bridge under Vyšehrad officially has no name. But for so long people called it "railway bridge", until it became known...

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