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Neighborhood East of Nove Mesto
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We really loved Prague and could have easily spent more time. Our accom was through airbnb and our host Josef had a gorgeous grey cat called Adolf who was cheeky and lovely. It was crazy hot the whole time we were there, the day we arrived was almost Pragues hotttest day ever 38+ (our walking tour guide the next day told us somene actually fainted on his tour that day!).
Our first full day in Prague was a late start and then ...
... the famous astronomical clock tower, castles and churches that looked like they were straight out of Disney movies, the Lennon Wall, Charles Bridge with all the statues, the Old Town Square, and more. We arrived at the tower just in time to see the astronomical clock chime at 1:00 pm and some figures in the clock rotated around. The (John) Lennon Wall is a graffiti filled wall, particularly dedicated to peace I believe, with names, quotes, protests, poems, and all sorts of other ...
... that) have been right amongst it from the start. And of course the chequered history of wars and dictatorships interwoven into every story. Stayed on the team too long but found wherever you get off in Prague there is something good to do or see. Stumbled across where Sparta Prague play, then went for a wander, ending up sitting down for the Czech ghoulash and dark beer combo. I got kind of lost a couple of times later, but a place to lose a couple hours. I got off the tram at ...
... itself began construction in 1060, with the objective of building a more spacious and ornate building on the site where King Wenceslas I built his initial rotunda in 930 AD.
We also toured portions of the presidential palace (entering without so much as a metal detector) and walked through the huge entertainment hall, with its ornate ceiling structure, which supports the enormous concave ceiling above the space which hosts large parties and gatherings today, ...
We found the Old Town City Square and the large statute of Jon Hus, who led the charge to have both the bread and the wine at the Eucharist ( Holy Communion). The Hussites created quite a stir and it was not without bloodshed