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Prague cyclists seek brake on city centre ban

The cyclists’ association Auto*Mat has lodged a court complaint against Prague 1 district council’s move to introduce a daytime ban on bikes in large parts of the city centre. The organisation, which is promoting cycling in the city, has also called on the City Hall to review the matter, arguing that the ban is exaggerated and illegal.

 
 
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Prague – an architectural gem in the…

Prague Castle, the Cathedral of St Vitus, Charles Bridge and the astronomical clock on Old Town Square are some of the…

 
 
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“Second” Czech city cool again

Brno is cool again. The second city of the Czech Republic is finally shedding its somewhat shabby image and finding…

 
 
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Český Krumlov – An historic but heavily…

The city of Prague is one of the most beautiful in the world but no one visiting the Czech Republic should miss the…

 
 
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My Prague – Bianca Bellová

Bianca Bellová this year won the top Czech literary award Litera Magnesia for her novel Jezero (The Lake), an honour…

 
 
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Nové Hrady: a restoration success story…

Petr Kučera was a successful journalist and later pursued a career in politics. But twenty years ago he decided to swap…

 
 
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Telč marks 25 years as UNESCO site

This year, Prague, along with Telč and Český Krumlov, celebrates 25 years as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. In the first…

 
 
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Jihlava - the city of Mahler´s…

The city of Jihlava hides a well-kept secret. Not many people know that one of the best known and admired composers of…

 
 
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Prague Castle opens state rooms…

Prague Castle has opened its doors to the public to see state rooms which were renovated over the course of the summer.…

 
 
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US publication gives Prague top marks…

U.S. News & World Report has just rated Prague as their Best Christmas Vacation, beating out nearby Vienna, which came…

 
 
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Renovation of Baroque gem underway in…

Šlechtova restuarace or Šlechta restaurant is a Baroque summer palace located in Prague’s Stromovka Park which has been…

 
 
 
 
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