Nerudova Street, Prague

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    Nerudova Street/ Little Quarter Itinerary

    by Carmela71 Written Mar 4, 2005

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    Even if our first thought would be the writer Pablo Neruda, the street is named by the writer of the 19th century Jan Neruda and it was Pablo Neruda who took his name from him (and Pablo from Pablo Picaso)

    In the old baroque buildings of this street now we will find lots of restaurants and souvenirs shops.

    But the most typical sign will be the house of the violin makers with the sing of the three little fiddles.

    Lets go down till the church of St Nicholas

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    Nerudova Street

    by pili Updated Jun 21, 2004

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    Nerudova Street

    The Nerudova street is leading up from the Little Quarter Square to the Prague Castle, it used to be a part of the Royal Way. It is architectural very interesting street with Renaissance and Baroque facades and famous "house signs" - emblems used for distinguish houses before the introduction of numbers.-
    This street takes its name from Jan Neruda, a novelist who lived on this street and wrote novels and stories placed in this district. The great chilean writer, Pablo Neruda, after reading these novels, took the name to use it as his pseudonym.-
    Today the street is full of restaurants, cafes and little souvenir shops.-

    La calle Nerudova se extiende desde la plaza Little Quarter hasta el Castillo de Praga. Solía ser parte del Camino Real. Tiene un estilo arquitectónico muy interesante, con fachadas renacentistas y barrocas y muchas casas con los famosos signos (emblemas que se usaban para distinguir las casas cuando no existia la numeración).
    Esta calle toma su nombre de Jan Neruda, el novelista que vivió en esta calle y quién escribió novelas e historias relacionadas con este distrito. El genial poeta chileno, Pablo Neruda, luego de leer algunas obras del novelista, tomó su nombre para usarlo como seudónimo.-
    En la actualidad, la calle está llena de restaurantes, cafeterías y negocios con venta de souvenirs

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