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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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Sometime in the 15th century, a prophecy was laid out for the salvation of the Czech Republic. This salvation would be foreshadowed by certain signs, and would only come when the country reached rock bottom. This is the legend of the Knights of Blaník. Near the village of Býkovice, there’s a long, flat mountain called Blaník. On the east side of the mountain, there’s a rock poking out that looks like a Gothic-style arch, with a brook spurting out underneath. This is the entrance to the inside of the mountain, where St. Wencelas’ army sleeps, waiting for the Czech Republic to be in the direst state possible so that they can emerge from the mountain and fight off the enemiesRead more.