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The city’s gardens of stone offer a retreat from the overly touristed center Visitors to Prague can be quickly overwhelmed by how crowded the main tourist attractions are. But there are a few quiet and peaceful places, filled with interesting sculptures and centuries of history. Prague, which is over 1,000 years old,

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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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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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The general took astrology very seriously, even delaying a battle due to the stars Albrecht Wenzel Eusebius von Wallenstein, one of the most significant generals of the Thirty Years’ War, had a strong belief in astrology, and that may have been his downfall. After gleaning much military success, as was predicted

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