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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, according to data released by Prague City Tourism. After years of downfall in the number of Russian tourists, the office has recorded a significant surge in the number of Russian tourists. I discussed the newly released data with Prague City Tourism’s spokeswoman Barbora Hrubá:

 
 
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Snežka – the tallest Czech mountain

Snežka is the highest summit in the Czech Republic, and is found in the Krkonoše mountains in the far north-east of…

 
 
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CSA resumes flights to Beirut following…

After a break of several years, the national carrier Czech Airlines is relaunching direct flights between Prague and…

 
 
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The Cheb micro-region

If you add the ending “sko” to the names of a number of Czech towns and cities, then this is often the name for a…

 
 
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City councillors signal end of the line…

Councillors at Prague City Hall unanimously agreed to ban the use of Segway vehicles in the city’s historic centre. The…

 
 
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Troops give way to tourists in nature…

A former Red Army military training ground in Ralsko in North Bohemia has been declared the Czech Republic's largest…

 
 
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Homeport to compete in Prague bike…

Czech company Homeport, which operates a bike sharing scheme in 18 countries in the world, is planning to launch its…

 
 
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Czech Canada - a vast, barren landscape…

Czech Canada is the name of an area in south-eastern Bohemia within the Jindřichův Hradec region. Spanning around 250…

 
 
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Head of Exim Tours tells daily that…

The head of the largest Czech travel agency Exim Tours, Ferid Nasr, is predicting travel agencies in the country will…

 
 
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Famous Prague gardens face early and…

One of Prague’s most popular tourist attractions, the Palace gardens on the southern slope of Prague castle, have to…

 
 
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Kokořínsko - serenity in Prague's…

Kokořínsko is a unique protected landscape area (or CHKO in Czech) just north of Prague. The area feels like it has…

 
 
 
 
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