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10 of the Best Reading Spots in Prague

On an early morning in September of 2014, Jakub Pavlovsky woke from a vivid dream with a vision of bringing more books into our technologically oriented society. When he opened his eyes, his gaze...

How to Photograph the Charles Bridge

With its three Gothic towers, 30 intricate Baroque statues, and 16 beautiful arches spanning the Vltava River, the picturesque Charles Bridge is a hotspot for tourists armed with cameras. Everyone wants a shot of...

8 of the Most Intriguing Pieces of Street Art in Prague

Although you can find Czech art in countless museums and galleries around the world, the best place to see some the country’s most authentic pieces is on the streets of Prague. The capital’s ever-evolving...

Something Old: An Obsession with Prague’s Astronomical Clock

It is 10 minutes to the hour, and a crowd of hundreds has gathered around the Astronomical Clock in Prague’s Old Town Square. Every face is turned up: watching, waiting. That corner of Prague’s Old...

Everything to Know Before Visiting Prague

THE BASICS Area: 191 sq miles (496 sq km) Population: 1.4 million Official language: Czech Currency: Czech crown (“Kč” or “CZK”) Time Zone: Central European time zone (GMT +1) Drive on...

Guide to Prague’s Neighborhoods

Prague is a city packed full of culture and well-deserved historic attractions. But outside the busy city center, there are numerous neighborhoods that will enrich your travels, expand your historical appreciation, and lead you...

5 of the Best Day-Trips from Prague

One of the best things about Prague — the Czech Republic’s capital epicenter — is its central location within the country. To take advantage of the city’s proximity to other regions of the country,...

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Prague

Sure, you probably know all about the Old Town and the New Town, and you’ve done your homework on the Charles Bridge. But do you know the significance of that numerical inscription on the...

An Architectural Tour of Prague

Prague showcases a myriad of architectural styles ranging from the 10th century to modern day. The wide variety of structural design that the Czech capital features truly reflects the storied history of this enchanting...