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A folk-medicine expert with an alleged gift claims to have treated over five million people, including many celebrities The new Czech-Irish-Polish-Slovak biopic Charlatan (Šarlatán) takes a look at the life and career of Jan Mikolášek, a herbal and faith healer who practiced in what is now the Czech Republic throughout the

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The failed attempt of the Swedish army to conquer Prague at the end of the Thirty Years’ War has been back in the news, as a Baroque-style Victory Column that was toppled by a mob in Old Town Square 1918 is now likely to be rebuilt on its original spot. The

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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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