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Jičín says historic town title is reward to long term care and conception

The north-east Bohemian town of Jičín, which is best-known as the home of the fairy-tale hero Rumcajs, has been named Czech Historical Town of the year for 2016. The prize, which comes with a one-million-cheque for further preservation work, honours towns and cities in the Czech Republic that have excelled in preserving and renewing their cultural and architectural heritage.

 
 
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A ferry nice surprise (1)

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A ferry nice surprise

A river ferry service across the Vltava, courtesy of the Prague public transit system (MHD) offers those in the Czech…

 
 
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Prague City Tourism promoting…

Every year Prague City Tourism highlights selected attractions aimed at drawing more visitors to the Czech capital…

 
 
 
 
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