19. 6. 2009
New Flights to New York
Delta Airlines are launching a new service between Prague and New York. So far, this route has only been served by Czech Airlines.
16. 6. 2009
Charles Bridge: Storm vs. St. Barbara
Irony of fate. On the same day when restorers brought back the statue of the Astronomer to the Old Town Astrological Clock, a gust of wind broke a centennial tree at Novotného Lávka and its branch damaged the sculpture of St. Barbara.
12. 6. 2009
Hotrec: Prague Hotels Badly Hit by Recession
Prague hotels are some of the most badly-affected hotels in Europe on account of the current economic crisis. While in other European capital cities, hotel occupancy has dropped on average by three percent, the number goes as far down as ten percent for hotels in Prague, Dublin and Rome.
5. 6. 2009
Royal Procession Will Pass through Prague
Like last year, the Royal procession carrying the coronation jewels is going to head from Prague to Karlštejn castle. The event is held between 6th and 7th June by the association of villages of the Karlštej Region and with the support of the Czech Tourism government agency.
4. 6. 2009
Two Baroque Sculptures of Saints Left Charles Bridge
The original three hundred year old baroque sculptures of St Cosmas and St Damian from the group of sculptures Christ Salvator have just been removed.
29. 5. 2009
Memorial to Assassination Adorns Prague
Sixty-seven years after the assassination of the Deputy Protector for the German Reich, Reinhard Heydrich, a worthy memorial to the people who took part in operation Anthropoid has finally been unveiled.
19. 5. 2009
Czech Tourists Also Appreciate Prague
Without doubt Prague is the most popular tourist destination in the Czech Republic, loved by foreigners and recently there is a comeback of Czech tourists.
14. 5. 2009
Cathedral Took 585 Years to Build
St Vitus Cathedral was re-consecrated on its completion on 12 May 1929, that is eighty years ago. Its foundation stone was laid on 21 November 1344, which means that the building of this gem among Gothic churches took, with some breaks, 585 years.
14. 5. 2009
Archaeology Shifts Perception of City History
Interview with Miroslava Šmolíková, head of archaeological collections of Prague City Museum, on the occasion of opening of the exhibition “Cesta do hlubin města - 12 nej… objevů pražské archeologie”.
5. 5. 2009
City Commemorated Prague Uprising
On 5 May, Prague citizens rose up against German occupiers. This event is annually commemorated by many Praguers.