9783740801441

111 Places in Prague That You Shouldn't Miss

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  • ISBN13:

    9783740801441

  • ISBN10:

    3740801441

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2017-07-20
  • Publisher: Emons Verlag

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Summary

•The ultimate insider's guide to Prague, fully illustrated with 111 full-page color photographs•Features interesting and unusual places not found in traditional travel guides•An extension of the international 111 Places/111 Shops series with over 170 titles and 1 million copies in print worldwide•Appeals to both the local market (over 2,1 million people call Prague home) and the tourist market (over 6.5 million people visit Prague every year) Prague is a city of many meanings. Prague means the collection of countless art treasures from every epoch. Prague means the Velvet Revolution and the Prague Spring. Prague means cultural heroes like the one-eyed Jan Zizka, and Václav Havel. By the way, did you know that once there was a bed behind bars in the apartment of a former president? Yet Prague is much more than its legends and stories. Everybody who has been to Prague has been drawn in by its magical spell. This book shows you a different side to this wonderful city, guiding you around 111 hidden corners and nooks. The authors will tell you amazing stories that will make you an insider, so that you can chat with locals later over a glass of Gambrinus. Look behind the façade of Prague - and you'll find talent and myth in this, the city of love.

Author Biography

Matej Cerný was born in Prague and studied journalism and media communication at Charles University. He translated from English, worked for the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, and the human rights organization People in Need. Currently, he works as a copywriter for an international advertising agency in Prague. He loves his city and its mysterious nooks, and is forever enraptured by Prague's magic.Marie Perinová studies journalism and political science in Prague. Despite her international activities and trips to Cuba and Myanmar, she moved back to Prague. She founded and led the press department of the human rights organization People in Need. For several years, she has worked in a leading position in the communications department of the NGO Open Society Fund (George Soros) in Prague.

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