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Prague (really) underground: A tour of Emperor Franz Josef’s favourite Bohemian sewer

Just to the right of Prague’s famous mediaeval astronomical clock on Old Town Square, where tourists congregate in droves on the hour to see “The Walk of the Apostles”, lies an attraction of an altogether different nature. For one thing, it’s a mere century old, rather stinky, and only open to the public once a year. I went along on the tour – so you don’t have to.

 
 
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Prague Orloj to reopen soon

The Prague astronomical clock, commonly known as the ‘Orloj’, will reopen in the last week of September after 9 months…

 
 
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Lipnice Castle: the stone guardian of…

There are two very good reasons why you should visit Lipnice. The small town, lying south-east of Prague, is dominated…

 
 
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Czech pilot celebrates centenary of…

Czech pilot Roman Kramařík has completed a flight around the world in a small Cessna airplane marking the 100th…

 
 
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Prague 1 fights back against Airbnb…

Prague is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Europe. However, though visitor numbers are rising, the…

 
 
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Moravian Karst – Natural Wonder Of…

The Czech Republic is known for its beautiful historic sights, picturesque cities and towns, chateaux, and castles. Few…

 
 
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New tourist trail in Krkonoše marks…

In the 1970s and ‘80s, Czech and Polish dissidents, including Václav Havel and Adam Michnik, held clandestine talks in…

 
 
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Filmed in Prague: the Instagram…

Prague’s old-world beauty and relatively low production costs have made it a popular destination for filmmakers…

 
 
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Passenger numbers at Prague airport…

The number of passengers handled by Václav Havel Airport Prague keeps increasing. In the first half of 2018, the…

 
 
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Czech pilot celebrates centenary of…

Czech aerobatic pilot Roman Kramařík is celebrating the centenary of the birth of Czechoslovakia by fulfilling a…

 
 
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Court overturns ban on cycling in…

A divisive ban on cycling in areas of downtown Prague has been overturned following a legal challenge from an activist…

 
 
 
 
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