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the atrium of the prague hilton hotel

Which Prague Hilton Hotel?

Which Prague Hilton Hotel? I was reading this month that the Prague Hilton is 30 years old and almost at the same time I arranged to meet walking tour clients at the Prague Hilton. Of course my first question was “which one?”. It got me thinking that I should write a post so people can … Read More

the prague 1890 flood memorial to 20 soldiers who died during the event

Prague 1890 Flood

Prague 1890 Flood One of the memorials which caught my eye in the 8th District on the edge of Karlin where it meets Invalidovna has the names of 20 people and an abbreviation “Rak-UH 3 Pol.Praporu”. Well the Rak-UH was easily translated to “Austro-Hungarian” and with a bit of extra effort it was revealed to … Read More

Langweils Model of Prague 1834

Langweils Model – A Lesser Known Treasure Take a close look at this picture below. At first glance it looks like a view of Prague from Petrin Park. And you would be right in thinking that except that you are looking at a photo of Langweils model of the city. Prague is an old city … Read More

Karlin Prague 8 District

The Karlin Prague Eighth District The Prague Karlin district is in the Prague 8 area and if you are prepared to use public transport or don’t mind a 30 minute walk then you will find the area has a lot going for it. I worked here for a couple of years and visit regularly so … Read More

United Islands of Prague, main stage

United Islands of Prague

United Islands of Prague Music Festival 2021 FREE and FUN. The brightest and the best music talent mainly from Czech but comprising at least a dozen different nationalities come together to play for you for FREE!!! When and Where? Date to be announced but usually in the first week of June. It’s a two-day event … Read More