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family on a gondola in Prague hired from Little Venice on the vltava river with charles bridge in the background

Little Venice

Little Venice in Prague When you look at your tourist map of the city then find where the Charles Bridge crosses the river. On the Lesser Town side of the Charles Bridge you’ll find what seems to be a smaller river called the Čertovka Inlet (Devil’s Inlet). Where this inlet goes under Charles Bridge now … Read More

memorial plaque in prague for tank guards lieutenant ivan goncarenko of the red army

Ivan Gončarenko

Ivan Gončarenko Every now and again I start researching an apparently simple story which takes you in different unexpected directions. The story of a death of a soldier is not uncommon in Prague. It’s how he died, when and where, where he was buried then, where he’s buried now and how he came to be … Read More

monument to victims of communism in Prague lesser town, stone steps with bronze figures, wreaths and flowers

Monument to Victims of Communism

Monument to Victims of Communism If you are heading for the Funicular to take you up to Petrin Park then consider visiting the Monument to Victims of Communism as it is less than 200 metres away. Background Czechoslovakia formed in 1918 as a democratic Republic. After World War Two it was still a democratic Republic … Read More

animated submarine logo of the karel zeman museum in prague

Karel Zeman Museum

Prague Karel Zeman Museum Yeah!, I know what you’re thinking. I’ve put this post in the “Activities” section by mistake! Well get ready for one of the most unique things to do and see in Prague. If you’ve got any creative juices, any interest in film or you have kids in the 4-12 age group … Read More

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Prague New York Firefighters Memorial

Prague New York Firefighters Memorial When I sat down to write this post I thought I had “one or two” minor details to work out. Those “one or two details” took me on a journey through the internet, being inspired, being sad, being shocked and being grateful. This journey is ongoing. Nobody who still has … Read More

Prague Folklore and Medieval Tour Review

Prague Folklore and Medieval Tour Review The format of this type of tour is that you’ll be based in one place with unlimited beer/wine. They can both be fun and interactive so your choice of tour will determine the entertainment offered. For example on a Prague Folklore tour it will mostly be music/dancing and you’ll … Read More

David Cerny Kafkas Head, Quadrio centre in Prague

Prague City Walking Tour

The Prague City Walking Tour NOTE: I’ve now moved all of my tour related pages over to the dedicated website at https://www.livingpraguetours.com where you can read about me, my ethos, the range of tours that I offer, the booking process, Reviews and FAQ etc. Any link below will direct you to that site. Duration: 2.5 … Read More

Havels place in Prague Lesser Town

Havel’s Place

Havel’s Place A Unique Piece of Street Furniture Havel’s Place was not supposed to be but has become a memorial dedicated to Václav Havel, the last Czechoslovak President and First President of the Czech Republic. It’s not just in Prague. A “Havel’s Place” can currently be found in nearly 20 Czech Towns and International locations … Read More

Wallenstein garden with prague castle in background

Prague Wallenstein Garden and Palace

Wallenstein Garden and Palace The Wallenstein Garden takes it’s name from the adjacent Wallenstein Palace (now the home of the Czech Senate). As one of 4 or 5 families that supported the Catholic Emperor Ferdinand II during the 30 years war, the Wallensteins were gifted this land in the Lesser Town after the Catholics took … Read More

the rott building in prague on the royal road

Prague Royal Road

The Prague Royal Road – Street With No Name You will not find any street sign in Prague that says “Royal Road”. It’s used to describe a route between two points i.e. Republic Square and Prague Castle. The construction of Prague Castle began in the year 880 and was used as a royal residence as … Read More