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Prague Architecture at Night

Charles Bridge and Prague Castle at night

Prague looks like it materialized out of a storybook. In a city that dates from the ninth century and is a mixture of all kinds of architectural styles, the buildings are different around almost every corner. From the early Gothic Church of Our Lady Before Tyn to the baroque Church of the Savior (or St.

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Haunted Echoes in Prague’s Jewish Quarter

Haunted echos of the Prague Jewish Quarter - the tombstones show the strain of time.

The German conquest of Europe during World War II eradicated most of the Jewish ghettos and nearly all of European Jewish culture, however, the Prague Jewish Quarter was allowed to survive. The Nazis actually brought Jewish artifacts from all over Europe to Prague because they intended to create the Museum of An Extinct Race. Today,

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Seven Great Restaurants in Prague, Czech Republic

Les Moules in Prague

We’ve been told by fellow travelers that Prague has a reputation as a culinary wasteland – heavy Eastern European food that is poorly prepared. We couldn’t disagree more. We found cuisine in Prague to be inventive and extremely reasonably priced, making dining in Prague a real delight. Here we outline seven good restaurants to try

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Is a Concert in Prague Worth It?

Ceiling of St. Nicholas, a good place to see a Prague concert

Prague has long been an important city for music in Europe. Prague adopted Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart when Vienna did not, and Mozart held the world premiere of Don Giovanni here. When I first visited Prague in the summer of 1995, I wanted to go to a classical concert. Unfortunately, bad weather (and the Rolling Stones

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