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Moravian Baroque Gem On Holy Hill

There is a small hill near Olomouc in the center of Moravia. On top of the hill, there is a magnificent complex of Baroque buildings around the Pilgrimage Basilica Of Our Lady. Most people know the place simply as „Holy Hill“. It is under the spiritual administration of the Order of Canons Regular of Prémontré, also known as the Norbertines. Vít Pohanka visited Father Ambrož Šámal of the order to find out more about this popular pilgimage site.

 
 
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Friendly guide maps Prague ethnic…

A new project run by a team of foreigners living in Prague aims to map ethnic restaurants in the city. The Czech…

 
 
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Thriving Prague hotels raising prices…

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Use-It map highlights alternatives to…

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With a history dating back to the 15th century, Prague’s U Medvídků was in its day frequented by the likes of Jaroslav…

 
 
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A visit to Prague’s first cat café

Situated in Prague’s Žižkov district, the Kočičí Kavárna Freya (or Kočkafé) is a cat café, which opened back in 2014…

 
 
 
 
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