Is Prague still beautiful, amazing and fascinating? Or has it been trampled under the feet of millions of tourists, who hurry over its paving-stones from Prague Castle, across the Charles Bridge, to the Old Town Square and back again? Prague is a city of towers, hills, gardens, lanes, houses, pubs, secrets, stories, memories, people, animals and statues... Have a look at it in a new way. Stroll through its streets with Michaela Kukovičová and Olga Černá. They'll show you bridges, islands, observatories and parks. You'll see the centre. You'll see the suburbs. You'll find out how many bridges span the Vltava, in which house the devil smashed the ceiling and what can you see from Žižkov Tower. (They'll also tell you where to buy the best sandwiches.) Read the tale of the boy who turned into a beetle, the legend of the Golem, or the heroic story of Sir Winton, as well as the assassination of Heydrich and how one particular Czech president scooted about the Castle. There's always something to gaze at and be amazed by... because in Prague everything is possible. Is Prague still beautiful, amazing, enchanting? Hasn't its charm been trampled by the feet of millions of tourists who rush along the stone cubes from Prague Castle over Charles Bridge to Old Town Square and back again? Prague is a city of towers, hills, gardens, streets, houses, pubs, secrets, stories, memories, people, animals and statues... See it with new eyes. Take a walk around Prague with Michaela Kukovičová and Olga Cerna. They will take you to bridges, islands, lookout towers, parks, the centre and the periphery. You will learn how many bridges cross the Vltava River, which house the devil made a hole in, where you can see from the Žižkov Tower and where they have the best sandwiches. You'll read the story of the guy who turned into a beetle, the ancient tale of the Golem and the heroic story of Sir Winton, the assassination of Heydrich and how a great president made his way around Prague Castle. Everywhere there is something to look at and something to wonder about... because anything is possible in Prague.
Illustration by Michaela Kukovičová
Year of publication: 2015
Number of pages: 64
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