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Old Town Bridge Tower

Charles Bridge is protected by three towers. The smaller of the two towers on the Lesser Town side is called Judith's Tower and was...

Golden and Silver Street

Everyone knows Zlatá ulička (the Golden Lane) at Prague Castle. The word "ulička" is a diminutive of the word "ulice", i.e. street. Castle has...

Čapadlo

If you walk along Divadelní Street from the National Theater, you will walk to Smetana's embankment. But you can also turn left (see the...

Miloš Forman, Amadeus and Golden Armchairs

When Miloš Forman decided how to make the movie Amadeus (1984), which later won 8 Oscars, he insisted that the film be shot in...

Prague Elbow

The word "loket" has several meanings in Czech:- elbow- the town of Loket not far from Karlovy Vary- Loket Castle in this...

The Only One Cubist Lamp in the World

One of the significant buildings in the lower part of Wenceslas Square is the Baťa department store. If you stand in front of it,...

Faculty of Arts

Is there any former student of the Prague Faculty of Arts who would like to walk its corridors with us during the Christmas calm?

Industrial Palace

In 1791 the First Industrial Exhibition was held in Prague's Klementinum - it was the first not only in Bohemia, but in the whole...

The Unique Primacy of the Charles Bridge

Charles Bridge had no lighting at the beginning. In the 15th century, a cross was installed on the bridge, under which the so-called eternal...

The Story of Bruncvík and his Faithful Lion

At the end of the 18th century Prague still had four independent districts - the Old Town, the New Town, the Lesser Town and...

Bistro Under the arch of Charles Bridge

Prague has many places that you can visit, but also those that you just have to see. And among those places, without which a...

New World (Nový svět)

This part of Prague is called the New World (Nový svět) - and it is the most quiet part of Hradčany, to...

Werich’s Villa on Kampa

"I'm supposed to take your passport, sir. I can delay it until January 9. If you don't leave by January 9th, I'll have to...

139 Steps to the Trigas on the Roof of the National...

Triga is a cart drawn by three horses, which was considered the vehicle of the gods in ancient times - two triga sculptures on...

“Let’s Meet Under the Tail”

There is one place in Prague that everyone knows. And that place is "under the tail". When two people say to each other "Let's...

Řetězová ulice (Chain Street )

Řetězová Street (Chain Street) is the essence of old Prague. Its romance, nostalgia, and centuries and centuries of history, which are inscribed...

“Hat Off!”

Everyone who has ever visited the National Theatre knows the famous Hynais Curtain. But few know what is written on the back of it....

The House Called at the Picture of the Virgin Mary

It's probably the most famous house in Prague - everyone knows its balcony with eternal light and a picture of the Virgin...

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