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The Astronomical Clock has been restored to its pre-war condition The Astronomical Clock at Prague’s Old Town Square has been rebuilt, returning its inner clockwork to the weights and gears system used in the 1860s, and revitalizing its faded external faces. The clock had been quickly rebuilt with some modern internal elements

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A chapel was built on top of a chasm filled with half-human monsters to keep them in Several places on Earth are thought to be entry portals to hell. A foul-smelling and gas-spewing crack in a sandstone hill some 47 kilometers north of Prague caused so much concern among people in

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Malá Strana has two ghosts who suffered painful deaths that involved iron nails A pair of otherwise unrelated ghosts a few streets apart in Prague’s historical Malá Strana area have something in common: iron nails someplace on their heads. Both tales involve gruesome murders. The first tale is the sort of true

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A Brazilian fan of the deck explains why it is his favorite to read People from all sorts of backgrounds become involved with Tarot, and also have different reasons for choosing the deck they use. For Leonardo Chioda, a Tarot card reader from Brazil, his interest goes back to his childhood. His

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A conjuring trick gone horribly wrong unleashed a mythical beast Prague legends include many mystical animals, including a unicorn. While the story is a bit vague, this majestic creature is more than welcome next to the city’s mermaid, werewolf, talking horse, house sprites, demonic rabbit, possessed dogs and cats, and ghostly goat

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