Havelské tržiště is one of the gems in the heart of Prague during Christmas time. In fact, it is the oldest market in the capital which gathers locals and tourists in one common place filled with love. The most exciting thing about this place is that it is open throughout the year, unlike other markets.  Discover the history of Havelské tržiště and why you should visit it during your stay in Prague. History Corner The market history takes us to the Middle Ages when it first started its operations in 1232. Surprisingly, everything stayed the same: the location is identical to the previous one, and the place where the merchants are staying corresponds to the stories from centuries ago. TheRead more.

The city of Prague is full of mystery, fantastic myths, undiscovered legends, and breathtaking stories. Recently, we have covered the Golem of Prague and its contribution to the history of the Czech Republic. Let’s discover another well-known legend: the Drowned Maid.  Tune in for the historical experience!  The House at the Golden Well If you go to the Old Town, the district full of Gothic architecture,  you can find the House at the Golden Well. Its style is breathtaking, with splendidly decorated facades so that it is easily recognizable among tourists. This is precisely the place where our legend starts.  This particular house is the most decorated one, and the magical spirit still surrounds it even in today’s world.  ThereRead more.

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If an ordinary person is silent, it may be a tactical maneuver. If a writer is silent, he is lying Jaroslav Seifert, one of Czech avant-garde pioneers and writers who won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1984 Jaroslav Seifert was born and raised in Prague, a part of Austria-Hungary at that time, to a work-class family. During his time at secondary school, the future poet developed an interest in writing poetry and journalism. That was the primary reason why Jaroslav left school and started working on the communist newspaper Rudé Pravo. The publication embraced socialist ideas to the citizens.  His first debut as a writer was in 1918, and at the age of 20, his first collection of poems,Read more.