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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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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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Czech castles and chateaus celebrating…

With the start of the tourist season in April hundreds of castles and chateaus around the Czech Republic open their…

 
 
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Café Savoy – an Art Nouveau gem by the…

The Art Nouveau Café Savoy, located on the west bank of the Vltava river near Kampa park, is one of Prague’s grand…

 
 
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My Prague – Tomáš Baldýnský

Tomáš Baldýnský is a well-known TV writer and producer whose most recent work was the hit comedy Kosmo. He has also…

 
 
 
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Russians flock back to Prague

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