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Dive Into The Beauty of Prague

Dive Into The Beauty of Prague

Europe is very, very old and cities like Prague have a long, culturally rich history that extends for centuries into the past. With all that time to accrue art and culture, it's no wonder Prague is considered one of the most beautiful cities in Europe and a surprising sight for first time travelers to take in.

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Prague's Four Season's Hotel

Prague's Four Season's Hotel

If you're going to go to Europe for a relaxing vacation, you might as well head for Prague to take in its beautiful vistas and enjoy a luxury hotel visit at the Four Seasons Hotel. Designed by Dum a Mesto to blend seamlessly with the surrounding city, and boasting 20 suites and 140 rooms, the luxury hotel is one of the best places to stay in Prague.

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Abandoned Train Station Hosts Holocaust Museum

Abandoned Train Station Hosts Holocaust Museum

The Prague-Bubny train station has gotten a major cultural overhaul in the form of a dedicated holocaust museum and exhibition. Set for display throughout the first half of the month of June, the exhibition has converted the once disused train station into a significant cultural peace that both visitors and locals can use to revisit and remember that dark period of history.

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70 Years Later, Verdi Concert In Prague Defies Nazis

70 Years Later, Verdi Concert In Prague Defies Nazis

In Prague, the wounds inflicted by the horrors of the middle of the 20th century strike close to home. In honor of a 70-year old pledge to defy those brutal oppressors who tried to silence them, a once-in-a-lifetime presentation of Giuseppe Verdi's Requiem Mass performed by the Roman Catholic Mass was held in Prague, simultaneously a great triumph of human spirit and a tale of defiance against all odds.

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Strahov to Once More Shimmer in Prague

Strahov to Once More Shimmer in Prague

Once the a shimmering gem of Czech architecture and to this day the largest stadium ever built, the Strahov complex in Prague is due for a major renovation that will return the stadium to its former glory. The Czech Sports Association has turned the facilities over to the Czech Football Association, who plan on overhauling the stadium starting next spring.

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Prague Philharmonic Orchestra Once More Plays In the New Year

Prague Philharmonic Orchestra Once More Plays In the New Year

Travelers to Prague would be remiss to miss Conductor Friedemann Riehle and the Prague Philharmonic Orchestra's annual New Year's Concert, an invigorating exploration of brass and wind performances of the works of Strauss, Mozart and many of the greatest composers of classical music.

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Fresh Cooked Christmas Canines Advertised in Prague

Fresh Cooked Christmas Canines Advertised in Prague

Pet lovers might recoil at the concept of man's best friend served up on a platter, but it's actually animal lovers in Prague who put forward the advertisement to raise awareness of the cruelty they see in the fairly recent tradition of butchering and serving up carp as a Christmas treat.

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Prague Plans Holocaust Memorial

Prague Plans Holocaust Memorial

Though no one is likely to forget the horrors of the 20th century, Prague is making sure that the stories and history of the holocaust are not forgotten with plans that may bring a new memorial into the city. With survivors passing on and fewer and fewer left to keep the memories alive, the memorial is a welcome addition to the city, despite its grim subject matter.

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Milos Forman's 80th Birthday Honored in Prague

Milos Forman's 80th Birthday Honored in Prague

Though not quite in sync with the aging Czech film director's February birth date, the Forman Festival opened December 7th in celebration of Miloš Forman's 80th birthday. Opening the festivities with a heart-felt "Happy Birthday to You" lead by Karel Gott, the six day event in Prague will celebrate the rich history of Forman's film productions.

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Lamb of God Formally Charged in Prague

Lamb of God Formally Charged in Prague

Randy Blythe, lead singer from Lamb of God, has been charged for an accident turned tragedy when a rowdy fan during a Prague performance was pushed from the stage and wound up dying as a result of his fall. Facing up to 10 years imprisonment, Blythe intends to “fight vigorously” to clear his name.

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Tourists Hear Church Calling in Prague

Tourists Hear Church Calling in Prague

Perhaps it's the holiday season or perhaps it's an after effect of the gloom cast by the dark economic tidings in Europe, but whatever the case, the Czech tourist industry around Prague has noticed a marked increase in visits to sacred sites including churches, chapels and cloisters. The added travel is a welcome boon for the nation's economy, and the sites have done all they can to further attract visitors.

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Prague Receives Donation of Czech Art

Prague Receives Donation of Czech Art

A donation by Vera Neumann to Prague's Museum of Decorative Arts brought numerous works of Czech artist Alfons Mucha, specifically a collection of works related to his world famous Le Pater book illustrations. It has been praised as a golden opportunity to feature the artist's development and as a window into the innermost regions of Mucha's heart.

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Václav Havel Commemorated in Prague

Václav Havel Commemorated in Prague

The first Czech president, Václav Havel, is to be honored in Prague on December 7th and 8th. Known to the world as a political dissident and playwright, his death and life will be commemorated and celebrated respectively as museums offer discounted rates and a re-enactment of Havel's presidential debates in the New Building of the National Theatre.

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Prague Museum Acquires Works of Alfons Mucha

Prague Museum Acquires Works of Alfons Mucha

A collection of works by Alfons Mucha, a Czech artist born in 1860, will soon be received by Prague's Museum of Decorative Arts from a Swiss donor. Announced last week as the largest acquisition since the 1990's, Mucha is famous for coining the “Mucha Style” of decorative posters and eye-catching advertisements.

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Holocaust Survivors Celebrate 70th Anniversary

Holocaust Survivors Celebrate 70th Anniversary

It is said that success is the best revenge, and though nothing can make up for the darkest portion of human history, the success of the Nazi's Terezin concentration camp survivors Eva and Ruda Roden's marriage in Prague is something worthy of great celebration. Celebrating their 70th anniversary, the aging couple's story is one of love triumphing over the worst imaginable adversity and a beautiful glimmer from a time of bitter darkness.

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Second AutoDesign Prague

Second AutoDesign Prague

On October 18th, AutoDesign Prague will host their second event promoting and showcasing automotive designs, technologies and innovations.

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Kids in Prague Halloween Dinner Party

Kids in Prague Halloween Dinner Party

Kids in Prague began in 2010 and was a success but, in 2011, they hit a roadblock and were unable to have their Halloween party.

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Saint Vitus Cathedral

Saint Vitus Cathedral

Surrounded by the Prague Castle complex, Saint Vitus Cathedral is the largest church in Czechoslovakia and is a Roman Catholic cathedral.

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Prague's Old Town

Prague's Old Town

A medieval location right in the heart of Prague, the Old Town area contains quite a few noteworthy locations.

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Shopping and Sightseeing in Prague

Shopping and Sightseeing in Prague

Prague is a vibrant post-communist city that has seen quite a bit of commercial development in the last two decades. As such, Prague has become not only a great place to visit and see someRead More

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