Czech Republic

Hradcany

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Hradcany was built long after Old Town and Lesser Town, but it offers something no other district of Prague can. A major portion of Hradcany consists of Prague Castle, which according to the Internet Guinness Book of Records is the largest castle complex in the world.

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Rudolfinum in Prague

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For more than 100 years, the Rudolfinum has been a part of Prague’s Old Town and its waterfront. It is a leading example of Neo-Renaissance architecture of the late 19th century including a concert hall with excellent acoustics used for important concerts, such as the annual classical music festival Prague Spring.

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Wenceslas Square in Prague

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The city square in the center of Prague is a traditional venue for celebrations, demonstrations, and public gatherings. It was witness to many historic moments. It is also the second-largest square in the entire Czech Republic, and is a gathering place for Prague residents. When you say, “Let’s meet at the horse,” everyone knows that […]

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National Theater in Prague

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The National Theater is the main theater stage in the Czech Republic, and it is also a place that is closely related to the cultural history of the country. The theater was built thanks to the donations of many Czechs, to which the poorest villagers, as well as the Austrian-Hungarian Emperor contributed. The theater is […]

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CZECH EASTER STUFFING

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There are three things Czechs love:  beer, their cottages, and traditions. Undoubtedly, one of the most favorite holidays in the Czech Republic is Easter with typical symbols and traditions. Originally, Christian custom celebrates the Resurrection of Jesus Christ. But with a decreasing number of religious people, it is nowadays perceived more as a celebration of […]

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DEVILISHLY SPICY FRIED TOASTS

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Devilishly hot fried toasts is a common meal or appetizer in the Czech pubs or wine cellars or just in homes across the whole Czech Republic. It is a very spicy food, and this is why they call it devilishly. Fried toasts – Topinky – are often used in the Czech cuisine. Its preparation is […]

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CZECH STYLE PORK GOULASH

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There are many types of goulashes made in the Czech Republic, and Czechs say that you can make a delicious goulash from every kind of meat. Pork goulash is one of the most popular ones. Goulashes are very popular among Czechs who either eat them as an ordinary meal or serve them not only in […]

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Prague Castle at night

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Prague Castle at night

Prague Castle is the official residence and office of the President of the Czech Republic. Located in the Hradcany district of Prague and dating back to the ninth century, the castle has been a seat of power for kings of Bohemia, Holy Roman emperors, and presidents of Czechoslovakia. The Bohemian Crown Jewels are kept within […]

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POPPY SEED BUNDT CAKE

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During christening, it was a common practice that a so-called “porodni BABA” (midwife) who took care of the newborn, was given some kind of favor, and because it was most often a Bundt cake, it came to be called BABOVKA. In our case, it is specifically a poppy seed Bundt cake. Poppy, nowadays considered a […]

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