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Rail connection to Prague airport comes step closer

Work on the most complicated section of a rail connection between central Prague and the city’s Václav Havel Airport can go ahead after the withdrawal of a petition against it lodged with the Office for the Protection of Competition, iDnes.cz reported on Thursday. However, it will still be several years before such a link is in place.

 
 
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Steamboats celebrate 200 years on…

Two hundred years ago today on June 1, 1817, the first steamboat took to the waters of the Vltava in Prague. The…

 
 
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Prague books ninth place on Airbnb…

Prague belongs among the top ten Airbnb destinations this summer, according to a survey released by the travel company…

 
 
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Russians flock back to Prague

Some 1,380 000 people visited Prague in the first quarter of 2017, spending over three million nights in the city…

 
 
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Czech heritage jewel wins prestigious…

The restoration of Kuks, one of the most beautiful baroque complexes in the Czech Republic, has won the European Grand…

 
 
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My Prague – David Dorůžka

David Dorůžka is one of the Czech Republic’s best jazz musicians. The guitarist studied at the Berklee College of Music…

 
 
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Jičín says historic town title is…

The north-east Bohemian town of Jičín, which is best-known as the home of the fairy-tale hero Rumcajs, has been named…

 
 
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Uber planning to contest Brno ban

A Brno court has issued a preliminary injunction on Uber, arguing that it should behave like a regular taxi firm. The…

 
 
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Prague’s famous astronomical clock to…

Prague’s famous 15th century astronomical clock, known as Orloj, is one of the oldest and most elaborate clocks ever…

 
 
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My Prague – Zdeněk Lukeš

Zdeněk Lukeš is one of the country’s best known architects. During the 1990s he was part of Václav Havel’s team…

 
 
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Step back into pre-war and First…

Prague’s Municipal House is one of the gems of the city’s rich Art Nouveau architectural history. And the complex’s…

 
 
 
 
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