Hlavni Mesto Praha Off The Beaten Path

  • Franz Kafka statue in the Jewish Quarter
    Franz Kafka statue in the Jewish Quarter
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  • Zoubek's Monument to the victims of Communism
    Zoubek's Monument to the victims of...
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  • Prague's Hunger Wall
    Prague's Hunger Wall
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Hlavni Mesto Praha Off The Beaten Path

  • Vysehrad

    Prague Off The Beaten Path

    Full of fascinating memorials to the famous (Smetana, Mucha, Dvorak) and the not-so-famous and the almost-entirely-unknown (and many monks and nuns too), this is a fascinating place. The memorial art alone makes it worth a visit. I've made a travelogue with more photos. Wander the rows of graves and just enjoy the art. Some of it, sadly, has...

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  • Petrin

    Prague Off The Beaten Path

    Rest well my friend in this most beautiful and peaceful part of Praha. Your rest is surely well deserved. Your and your parents generations of Slavic people endured many hardships and abuses at the hands of the ruling classes and external enemies. Better times are certainly ahead for you and are most deserved by your great nation of people. This...

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  • Kutna Hora

    Prague Off The Beaten Path

    Kutna Hora is a nice town about 65 km. south - east of Prague. It was a silver mining town in medieval times. In fact, in the 13th century rich silver deposits were discovered in the vicinity of this town. The highlight of Kutna Hora is the gothic church of S. Barbora. Its building begun in 1368 and was completed only in 1905. The construction...

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  • Karlstejn

    Prague Off The Beaten Path

    Take a daytrip by train to the famous Gothic Castle of Karlstejn. The medieval castle was built between 1348 and 1355 to deposit the Empire coronation jewels and state documents. It is located on a hill and offers great views of the surrounding area. The way up the hill is packed with tourist stalls selling every kind of souvenirs. Karlstejn ist...

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  • Lennon Wall

    Prague Off The Beaten Path

    This wall has been filled with John Lennon-inspired graffiti and pieces of lyrics from Beatles songs since the 1980s. It's still a symbol of ideals such as love and peace. It's located at Velkopøevorské námìstí (Grand Priory Square), Malá Strana, and owned by the Knights of Malta. In couple minutes walk from Lennon Wall you will find John Lennon...

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  • Cesky Krumlov

    Prague Off The Beaten Path

    cesky krumlov is a very worth while side trip when in prague. by train you go to ceske budejovice then connect to cesky krumlov. the trip takes about 3 1/2 hours. you can easily see cesky krumlov in an over night stay. i suggest leaving prague early and get there in the early afternoon and spend the night. spend the following morning in cesky...

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  • Old-Town Hall & Astronomical Clock

    Prague Off The Beaten Path

    Every single tourist in visit of Prague see Old Town Hall and Astronomical Clock, most of them see every-hour-"play" (Procession of Apostles, Death ringing the bell…) and quite a lot enjoy a view of Old-Town Square (Staromestske namesti) from the top of the Old Town Hall Tower. Having that on mind, we were quite surprised starting a guided tour of...

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  • Jewish Cemetery

    Prague Off The Beaten Path

    Old Jewish Cemetery was in use from the early 15th century until 1787, but some historic sources says it might be over 1000 years old. The oldest preserved tombstone, the one of Rabbi and poet Avigdor Kara, dates back to 1439. It has been estimated that there are approximately 12,000 tombstones. The most notable personalities buried in the Old...

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  • Sight Seeing

    Praha has allso a few castles to see, they have a river where you can take a boat ride. the clubs are great and the people are very nice there and will help you in your tour. the stores are great. the resturants are great any whre you go.

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  • The Ivan Steiger tin plate toy museum...

    You can find in this nice museum Tin plate toys begining from 19th century to 1970's it very interesting to see our toys from childhood days.ticket price:50._Kc.Ivan Steiger Museum Hracek11901Praha hrad

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  • Karlstejn - Room with a view

    Nothing beats a room with a view, and when your view is over a forest area, you are just one extremely lucky person. Can you imagine a few hundred years ago when wild buck and boar was roaming this forest?

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  • Karlstejn - Taking a break

    We all have to do it, even the Kings and Queens had to do it. This proves that in the olden days they did it the way our forefathers did it.

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  • Karlstejn - City Entrance

    This is one of the most impressive city entrances that I have seen, you are totally dwarfed by it and feel rather insignificant when entereing the castle grounds.

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  • The Beinhaus

    Situated just outside of Kutna Hora you will find the Beinhaus. It does not officially form part of the day tour, but if you ask your tourleader, they will take you there. The inside of this church is all decorated by human bones. They used the bones of 40,000 people to complete it. It was started by a priest out of necessity and then completed by...

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  • Telc town square

    Telc really has a town square to be proud of. Consisting of only old houses with no single modern building in site. The houses are 300 years and older. The buildings are mostly built in the renaissance style, but you can also find some baroque and rococo houses here.

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  • Telc

    This little medieval town is a Unesco World Heritage Site. The houses in Tel?, which stands on a hilltop, were originally built of wood. After a fire in the late 14th century, the town was rebuilt in stone, surrounded by walls and further strengthened by a network of artificial ponds. The town's Gothic castle was reconstructed in High Gothic style...

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  • Kutna Hora

    This former mining town is approx an hour and a half from Prague. I went their on a day trip which was fantastic. The Italian court at one time served as a mint. The statue-lined lane to the St James Church made me think of Charles bridge. The Nazi's established a concentration camp here in 1940.

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  • Karlstejn

    A 45 minute train journey from Praha-Smichov train station will get you to Karlstejn or else you can take a day trip. This walled and turreted fortres was built by Charles IV to house the crown jewels and holy relics. To get to the fortres, you have to climb quite a steep little hill, although I was a bit lazy and took the horse cart (shown as my...

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