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Hollywood in Prague, Part 1 – The Exploits of Ethan Hunt

Have you ever watched a big Hollywood or international film and thought: That looks familiar, I wonder where they filmed it? Well, to Prague-dwellers, this happens quite a lot. The Czech Republic (and Prague in particular) emerged from behind the Iron Curtain as one of the most attractive places for Western productions to film, for…

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April 20, 2022

What is the story behind the Cyril and Methodius day?

There are two churches to Cyril and Methodius in Prague. One Roman Catholic; the other Orthodox. Both have dealt with a tragedy. One was a short burst of violence during WWII, while the other dealt with the ravages of a massive flood. One is better known by those outside Prague, while the other is more…

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July 5, 2021

The Best Films Shot in Prague You Should See Before Visiting 

Even if you’ve never been to Prague before, chances are you’ve already seen it on film without realizing it. After the fall of the Iron Curtain directors swarmed the Czech Republic due to the low filming costs and stayed for the variety and beauty this place has to offer. And it is endless: from Prague’s…

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April 10, 2021