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The Star Wars Robot R2-D2 in Prague

If you are a Star Wars fan and live in Prague, you probably don’t want to miss this: Unknown street artists have turned a bomb shelter in the park Folimanka into the robot R2-D2...

The Prague Map of Door Handles

What, in your opinion, constitutes a picturesque city? The overall impression, or the sum of details? In Prague, you probably need to consider both, as demonstrated by the map of door handles1 that complements...

Crushing Test on Dancing Building

Another entry for the “Tourist Shot User Manual”. There must be room for many variations of this gag – like the one from Pisa: Source of main photo

The Largest Stalinist Building in Prague

If you arrive to Prague by train from Berlin or Dresden, at about the same time when the conductor is trying to make his English announcement for the station Praha Holešovice, you can see...

Japanese Tea House in Prague

Built in May 2008 on a hillside between the Prague quarter of Hloubětín and a place known as Aloisovo, this tiny tea house sets a very unusual accent on a Czech orchard. The architect...

No diplomats in gilded cages

In the northern part of Prague, just across the river you find Troja. This quarter is famous for its castle (including the Freud memorial) and the Zoo, and it’s worth a visit not least...

Dead Drops all over town

You must be incredibly sharp-sighted if you manage to spot one of those tiny metal connectors that almost unnoticed invaded urban spaces. But what on earth are Dead Drops? In a nutshell: ‘Dead Drops’...