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Prague is a jewel, a sensual, opulent metropolis. In summer the intoxicating scent of countless linden trees wafts through the city streets, and the beer flows all year round, as unstoppable as the Vltava River. The golden city of writers and saints and of art nouveau.
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Are you a party-pooper? Doesn't matter! Anyone who visits Prague without going to all its fabulous clubs hasn't really got to know the city.
Located directly on the Vltava and only a hop, skip and a jump from the Charles Bridge , with a view of the Castle District known locally as Hradcany.
The charm of the 1920s is still at hand here: large lamps, panelled walls, display cases showing cakes like jewelled confections.
This charming hotel with twelve simple rooms is set directly among the tranquil gardens of the famous Strahov Monastery, high above the district of Malá Strana ...
This smart café set in the building housing the medical council features an attractive, modern and original design by star architect Eva Jiricná.
Behind the historical façade, guests discover a top-of-the-line, modern hotel. The Mark Luxury Hotel is centrally located and features plenty of comfort.
An unforgettable ambiance permeates the Café Imperial. Surrounded by shiny ornamental tiles, it comes off as a mixture between a Roman bath.
Founded in the 9th century, Prague Castle, locally called Pražský hrad, is situated atop Hradcany hill and encloses the largest coherent castle complex in the world.
Decorated just like grandmother’s home. Old furniture, curtains, pictures and lamps. The bar is an old apothecary’s cabinet ...
The building housing the National Theatre, locally called the Národní Divadlo, is doubtlessly one of the most significant buildings in Prague’s New Town.
A walk across the Charles Bridge is a nearly mandatory part of every visit to Prague. It spans the Vltava, linking the old town to Lesser Town, locally called Malá Strana.
This glorious café, subject of many a poem, story, song and film, is located in the historical centre.
Guests have a choice between two seven-course degustation or tasting set menus. In between they’ll enjoy an number of amuse-bouches.
The luxury hotel Paris can be found in a Neogothic building with touches of art nouveau in Prague’s old town. The design comes across as downright sensual ...
The National Gallery has been presenting its significant «collection of the Medieval art of Bohemia and Central Europe» since 2000.
Up until his death in 1997, the writer Bohumil Hrabal came here to his favourite pub to drink a beer every day.
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Prague has second-hand shops on every corner. Most of them are antiquarian bookstores with more or less valuable collections.
At one time, every corner in Prague featured a buffet or canteen that sold chlebícky, basically cold cuts and mayonnaise spread on a small roll like a canapé.
The Augustine hotel consists of seven buildings, including a monastery from the 13th century and a brewery that once belonged to the Order of Saint Augustine.
The Powder Tower, locally called the Prašná brána, is a 65-metre-high Gothic defence gate and one of the 13 ...
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This cool bar and disco is centrally located and manages to create a wonderful party feeling despite its small (but excellent) dance floor.
Wenceslas Square, locally called Václavské námestí, is pretty much right in the middle of Prague. In 1848 it was named after Saint Wenceslas
On the spot of an old flour mill, contemporary art has been on exhibit since 2003, including works by František Kupka and Otto Gutfreund.