Prague Local Customs

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  • 1. Language

    As you walk around Prague, it gets really hard to believe that it was less than 25 years ago that the Velvet Revolution occurred, ultimately leading to the fall of the Communist Party and the birth of...

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  • 2. Beer!

    There is a long and rich tradition of brewing in Czech Republic. It is the land of Lager beer. You must enjoy some! Just couple words before you will make decision what to have? 10° and up degrees:...

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  • 3. Absinthe

    Absint drink or Absinthe is an anise-flavoured spirit which historically described as a distilled and highly alcoholic (45–74%). It's often been portrayed as a dangerously addictive psychoactive drug...

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  • 4. Sights

    Each traveler has a personal priorities when sightseeing the city, and they are so diverse that it is difficult even to count all of them. Some never miss museums, galleries, churches or city parks,...

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  • 5. Theatres

    The National Marionette Theatre entrance was another that made me look! A couple of wooden Marionettes were above the door. There were plenty of boards advertising the Operas including Orpheus, Don...

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  • 6. In restaurant

    We visited in October and it was already quite chilly. Outdoor seating areas and dining areas are a big part of the social culture in Prague's Old Town Square and surrounding areas. But sitting...

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  • 7. Some modesty please

    I've read comments and reviews of some people on travel sites about rudeness. For instance, some staff or hotel personnel are rude or not helpful at some hotels in Prague, like reception lacking...

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  • 8. Bohemian Glass

    Shopping: Bohemian Glass. This is everywhere. Some has a lot of multiple cuts, but I prefer lesser work (like Waterford Glass). Of course, everyone to their own. Either way the quality is excellent...

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  • 9. Gaza Strip

    On National Street (Národní ulice) near the National Theater (Národní divadlo) there is an ugly parking lot with an interesting mural behind it, showing tanks...

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  • 10. Dum u Ceske Orlice - Bubnovsky dum

    Dum u Ceske Orlice, also called Bubnovsky dum, is one of the most attractive buildings in Celetna street. What we can see in Celetna street it is actually the...

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  • 11. Street Food In Prague

    There are areas where "street food" vendors are lined up, cooking - frying up goulash, sausages, potato chips, pastries, mulled wine and more. Located on...

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  • 12. Doors

    Do not miss gleaming and intricate ornamental ironwork, particularly on the doors. Many of them also have beautiful medieval looking figural knockers.You will...

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  • 13. Street performers

    There are lots of musicians on the streets; some of them are really good (nowadays these artists go by the name of buskers). They offer nice cultural touch to...

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  • 14. Karl bridge musicians and artists

    Every time in Prague I've seen a great jazz band on the same spot of Karl Bridge.Back when I went there at that time I did not know that all musicians have to...

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  • 15. Street concerts

    You will witness a lot of cultural events in Prague. Classic music street concerts, Baroque dancers and jazz bands performances. Lots of events are benefit...

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  • 16. Street performance

    The street performance, even if it is to attract customers to a local shops, breaks the monotony and entertain passersby, especially tourists. These three...

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  • 17. Swans feeding

    I already have experience with feeding swans, which are not very pleasant. Swan look lovely and innocent but when it comes to food or defense of its own...

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  • 18. Padlocks (love locks) on briges

    Anywhere in the world it's look weird... First time we've seen this "Sign of undying love" in the mostly romantic city in the world - Paris. Now Prague is full...

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  • 19. Krtek

    In Prague you probably will wonder who is this little cute mole, which you meet in every souvenir shop?It's famous Czech cartoon character Little Mole (Krtek or...

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  • 20. Street Food -Trdelnik Rolled Pastries

    Trdelnik Rolled Pastries: these sugar-sprinkled cylindrical pastries are baked before your eyes and sold fresh all over Prague. They are fluffy, hot and teasty....

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  • 21. Christmas Markets, Prague, CZ

    Prague's Christmas markets are located around the city but the most famous and attractive is at Old Town Square. The Christmas markets in Prague run through the...

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  • 22. The Good Soldier Švejk

    You will see an image of this fellow all over the Prague and Czech Republic. It won’t be an overstatement to say that he is a national hero. He is the subject...

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  • 23. UNIQUE NAMES IN PRAGUE!

    As I wandered around the old town square, I passed by many medevial building's with very unusual names. It turned out the house names were chosen by the owner...

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  • 24. Czech Leon

    Leon is the heraldry National symbol of the Czech Republic. The lion is the symbol of Bohemia and signifies power and sovereignty. Today the Czech lion by...

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  • 25. Getting Married in Prague

    If you are a non-EU citizen marrying a Czech national, an EU citizen marrying a Czech national or two non-Czech persons marrying one another, you will need the...

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