A new tram line is being planned to aid the development of a new Prague district, which will be built on the land of the defunct Žižkov Freight Station, according to a city press release. The new district will support up to 15,000 residents and 4,500 new apartments and will require the new five-stop tram line as a result of the increased population. The tram line will connect between Jan Želivský and Olšanská, proceed toward the underpass at K Červeného dvoru, and will end at Malešická and Jarovská street. The plan will also allow for a future extension to Malešice. “The transformation area of ​​the Freight Station is crucial for Prague, not only because of its location but especially becauseRead more.

Since the appearance of ramen on the Prague food scene, it has become somewhat of a rage. There have been a number of ramen bars to open in the past few years, each drawing on individual flavors to create authentic, yet unique, ramen dishes. The newest kid on the block, Taiko, offers their own take on the traditional Japanese street food with delicious results. The first thing that really strikes you about Taiko (a word that can translate to a drum, high-priest, or even the color pink) is the decor. Both the upstairs and downstairs dining rooms have classic Japanese lanterns running the length of the room, accented by beautiful hand painted silk cherry blossoms. There is a feeling ofRead more.

CONTINUED FROM PART I Having defeated Sigismund’s army and retaken Prague, Zizka was the owner of a small castle near the town of Litomerice. Unlike his contemporaries, Zizka did not seek to own large amounts of property. The castle was the only piece of property he would ever have. Zizka was already missing an eye, lost in an earlier battle. In 1421, while attacking Rabi Castle, he lost his remaining eye. His total blindness, however, did not prevent him from commanding his armies. Towards the end of that very eventful year, he and his followers were camped outside the city of Kutna Hora, valued for its silver mines. Sigismund managed to seize the city, and its inhabitants – mostly GermanRead more.