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Prague is one of the greenest capitals in Europe, with over 200 parks that vary from tiny hidden squares to the massive 95-hectare Stromovka Park, the largest green space in the city. And with summer just around the corner, there’s no better time to discover some of the wonderful hidden green spaces in Prague! Břevnov Monastery Located in Prague 6, Břevnov Monastery is the oldest Benedictine monastery in the country. Though, its rise to fame is more related to the beer the monks have been brewing here since the 13th century. The secluded park that surrounds the High Baroque style monastery offers water features, plenty of green spaces and peaceful hidden corners that anybody can explore. There are even guided tours ofRead more.

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The astronomical clock is one of the most visited tourist attractions in Prague with a rich history: since 1410, it keeps secrets of the generations. Tragic fate of Master Hanuš Master Hanuš was one of the most well-known clockmakers of the time. According to the legend, Hanuš was chosen by Prague’s councilors to design a device that would serve as a clock but have additional valuable features. Hanuš presented his work to the councilors and they thought the machine was a true piece of art. However, they got scared that he’ll replicate the clock, stripping it off its uniqueness. Clock could show different times – the astronomical, Central European, Babylonian, and Old Bohemian. That is why the councilors decided thatRead more.

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You have already discovered two Czech spring traditions in our part one, but it’s definitely not everything the country’s traditions have to offer. Easter and the Burning of the Witches might be two of the biggest spring holidays in the Czech Republic, but there’s much more to celebrate as winter says goodbye. With March’s snow melting and the days (probably) getting warmer, it’s time to step outside and enjoy the sunnier days and the first hints of green showing up around the city. Here are two other big celebrations to discover this Spring.  The Day of Love May 1st is officially Labor Day in the Czech Republic (as in many other countries) but many Czechs refer to this date asRead more.