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Travelers Rated Prague as the Fifth Best Destination in the World

Prague is the fifth best destination in the world. TripAdvisor has awarded the prize based on independent travelers’ reviews. In the global ranking, Istanbul is the best, Rome and London follow, and the fourth position went to Beijing, China. The TripAdvisor website collects recommendations and reviews of other travelers from …

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Prague is One of the Best Ten Cities for Winter Holidays, Writes CNN

Prague ranks among the top ten cities that are ideal for winter holidays. The list was created by the US news channel CNN. Besides the Czech capital, CNN recommends visiting Salzburg in Austria, Tromsö in Norway, Amsterdam, Nagano in Japan, Reykjavik, Berlin, Ottawa, Washington, and Edinburgh in Scotland. According to …

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Ryanair Airline Returns to Prague Airport, After Dublin Heads to London

Ryanair, Europe’s largest low-cost airline, will start two lines from Prague Václav Havel airport from April next year. There will be another international connection between Prague and Dublin, which the company had already announced, and a new connection to London Stansted airport. Ryanair thus renews two connections which ran until …

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Václav Havel died on Dec. 18, 2011

Václav Havel died at the age of 75 on Dec. 18, 2011 after a period of illness. He was Czech playwright and dissident and later president, one of the great men to emerge from the anti-communist revolutions. The author of several anti-communist, absurdist plays (which landed him in jail several …

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Christmas Markets in Prague will Start on 26th November

Prague’s annual Christmas markets are traditionally held in the Old Town Square and Wenceslas Square. This year they will be opened on the 26th November, which is also the beginning of the advent season. At the same time a huge Christmas tree will be erected, which will decorate Prague city …

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Taxi Driver Robs Foreigner who Objected to Unfair Price

On 17 August 2011, a taxi driver from Prague and his accomplice robbed a foreigner who refused to pay an overpriced fare. In late May a taxi driver charged a customer 3000 Crowns for a journey from Žluté lázně (near Vyšehrad) to a hotel in Mozartova Street, Prague 5, but …

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