By Lonely Planet, Mark Baker
Lonely Planet: The world's major go back and forth consultant publisher
Lonely Planet Prague & the Czech Republic is your passport to the main appropriate, updated recommendation on what to determine and pass, and what hidden discoveries look ahead to you. discover Prague citadel, walk around the Charles Bridge, and pattern the easiest beer on the planet, all along with your depended on trip better half. Get to the guts of Prague & the Czech Republic and start your trip now!
Inside Lonely Planet's Prague & the Czech Republic Travel Guide:
- Colour maps and pictures all through
- Highlights and itineraries assist you tailor your journey for your own wishes and pursuits
- Insider tips to avoid wasting money and time and get round like an area, averting crowds and hassle spots
- Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, cellphone numbers, web content, transit guidance, costs
- Honest reports for all budgets - consuming, sound asleep, sight-seeing, going out, procuring, hidden gem stones that almost all guidebooks omit
- Cultural insights provide you with a richer, extra worthwhile commute event - structure, heritage, Czech way of life, movie, literature, song, visible arts, theatre, beer.
- Free, handy pull-out Prague map (included in print version), plus over 50 maps
- Covers Prague fort & Hradcany, Mala Strana, Stare Mesto, Nova Mesto, Ceske Budejovice, Cesky Krumlov, Plzen, Brno and extra
The excellent selection: Lonely Planet Prague & Czech Republic, our so much complete consultant to Prague and the Czech Republic, is ideal for either exploring most sensible attractions and taking roads much less travelled.
- Looking for simply the highlights of Prague? try out Pocket Prague, a handy-sized advisor concerned about the can't-miss points of interest for a fast journey.
Authors: Written and researched by way of Lonely Planet, Neil Wilson and Mark Baker.
About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has turn into the world's best commute media corporation with guidebooks to each vacation spot, an award-winning web site, cellular and electronic go back and forth items, and a devoted traveler neighborhood. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but in addition permits curious travelers to get off crushed paths to appreciate extra of the tradition of the locations during which they locate themselves.
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Echoslovakiats a biography of the past due chief of the Prague Spring, with a hasty post-l989 replace. one other stable biography is Michael Simmons' The Reluctant President: A Political lifetime of Vdclav Havel. normal The essays and memoirs of the dissidentturned-president Vr4clav Havel provide a revealing 'inside' vrew. worrying the Peace is a set of contemporary old musings, Letters to Olga is a suite of letters to his spouse from criminal within the Eighties, whereas residing truthfully is a sequence of soaking up political essays. Patrick Leigh Fermor's A Time of presents is the luminous first instalment of his trek via Europe, together with Czechoslovakia, within the early Nineteen Thirties. Bruce Chatwin's Ulz is a quiet, soaking up novella a couple of porcelain collector in l )rague'sol d Jew i sh quarte r. The Widow Killer through Pavel Kohout rulongwith V6clav Havel one of many signatories of Charta seventy seven - is a secret mystery set in Prague within the ultimate weeks of WWII. most likely the simplest Czech novelist of the twentieth century is Bohumil Hrabal (1914-97). certainly one of his most interesting works is The Little city 'fhat Stood StiII, a unique set in a small city that exhibits, in a funny manner, how the olose-knit group interacts. for info on fiction by way of Czech authors, see Literature less than Arts within the proof approximately Prague bankruptcy. movies Prague itself has turn into a big big name in big-budget Hollywood movies; Milo5 Forman's Oscar-wrnning Amadeus (1984) was once shot right here (Milo5 Forman notion the backstreets of Malii Strana seemed extra like previous Vienna than any a part of modern day Vienna), as have been Steven Soderbergh's Kalka (1991), B arbara S trei sand' s Y entl (1983) and challenge most unlikely (1996). The sci-fi mystery The League of Extraorclinary gents (in creation in 2002), starring Sean Connery, was once additionally shot in Prague. NEWSPAPERS& MAGAZINES Prague has no day-by-day English-language newspaper, however the weekly Prague publish is nice price for viewers at 50Kd. in addition to neighborhood information and lines, it has a 'Night & Day' afts and entefiainment listings part, trip tios. and conceft and eating place revlews. the hot Presence (subtitled the Prague magazine of crucial eu Affairs; 8OKd) is a quarterly translation oftheCzech Novri PFitomnost, with gains and essays on present affairs, politics and enterprise. For names of additional business-oriented newspapers and magazines, see Doing enterprise later during this bankruptcy. the choice bilingual (CzechlEnglish) unfastened per month journal imagine (-w www'think. cz) has f'eatures on tune, style and paintings. Maj or E uropean and A meri c an new \papers and magazines are on sale at kiosks in vacationer zones and at Praha hlavni nfidtaLi. a lot of those also are stocked on the newspaper studying room of town Library (see Libraries later during this chaPter). RADIO & television The BBC Worfd carrier (iw www. bbc. cz) proclaims either English-language and Czech information and cultural programmes in the neighborhood on a hundred and one. l MH z Fi :|/,24 hours an afternoon . The programme is out there on its site (in Czech). The lbrmer Czechoslovakia was once the second one ecu state after Bdtain to begin its personal radio station: Czech Radio (Ceshi rozhlas) has been broadcasting for the reason that might 1923.