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8. 9. 2015

Kinský Garden in Petrin Hill

You can find plenty of places suitable for pleasant walks underneath Petřín Hill. Kinský Garden offers not just beautiful nature but especially many buildings and objects which make the garden just perfect. The zig-zag paths will take you to the sandstone rocks, pools, waterfalls, shifting staircase, Orthodox church, playground and other beauties of nature. » More »

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8. 9. 2015

Kinský Summer Palace – pearl of the Kinský Garden

Kinský Summer Palace. Former summer residence of a princely dynasty located in the beautiful Kinský Garden underneath Petřín in Prague. Ancient elements provide the construction with touch of nobleness and representativity. Musaion is nowadays visited especially due to the ethnic expositions of the National Museum. The emphasis on folk customs and traditions is replenished also with folk concerts in the museum. » More »

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30. 8. 2015

The Rose Garden in Petrin Hill

The Rose Garden is one of the most visited places of Petřín. It is a unique place with twelve thousands of roses of all species, shapes and colours. It ranks among the most suitable places for relaxation. » More »

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27. 8. 2015

The Old Town Astronomical Clock – calendar board

Underneath the astronomical dial of Staroměstský orloj a gorgeous, historically very precious calendar is to be found. Besides the signs of the Zodiac the calendar determines the individual days and months but also the significant church holidays. The calendar contains allegories with pastoral theme. We will explain now how the whole calendar works. » More »

Strahov Stadium

23. 8. 2015

Strahov Stadium in Petrin Hill

Strahov Stadium (Czech: Strahovský stadion) ranks among the world´s largest stadiums. We will learn about the  history of this place which is currently popular with the sports and music fans. » More »

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20. 8. 2015

Old Town Astronomical Clock – the astronomical dial

Understanding all the functions of the Old Town Astronomical Clock(czech: Orloj) is very difficult. With help of its numerous components, indicators and symbols it is not just possible to determine the time but, for instance, also the current Zodiacal sign, positions of the Sun or Moon and many more facts. To help you understand the Old Town astronomical Clock better we will teach you to recognize some of its functions. » More »

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19. 8. 2015

The Old Town Astronomical Clock – what is hidden inside

The Old Town Astronomical Clock works with help of many toothed wheels and little wheels that make the individual devices and appliances move. These parts together create the technical centre of the clock on which its function depends completely. Let´s learn more about this sophisticated system now. » More »

Petrin Hill

12. 8. 2015

History of Petrin Hill in Prague

One of the most popular tourist targets of Prague is a hill in the very centre called Petřín. It is an important hill offering not just the view of the whole city but it is also located close to the Prague Castle. Petřín is full of attractions and sights. Today we will focus only on its history. » More »

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10. 8. 2015

Petrin Hill – Nebozízek Garden

The next garden of Petřín and one of the funicular stops are called alike – Nebozízek. It is a garden stretching between the Hunger Wall, the funicular and Újezd. It is a place for pleasant walks and with a beautiful view of Prague. » More »

5. 8. 2015

Restaurant Luka Lu, Prague 1

Balkan zaniness is the theme of this restaurant, a Serbian-Croatian establishment so close to a main street in the Lesser Town that the rumble and red flash of the No. 22 tram is a key component of your dining experience. » More »