Concert Church of St. Martin in the Wall Prague

Yesterday evening I attended a concert at the Church of St. Martin in the Wall. The well-preserved church is described as a “nearly intact medieval work and rare example of valuable Romanesque and Gothic architecture”. The church’s excellent acoustics make it ideal for classical concerts. History In the 13th century, the south wall of the church…

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Jazz Club Reduta Prague – The Blues Story

Czechoslovakian artists oppressed by the communist regime started Jazz Club Reduta in 1957. It was one of the first jazz clubs in Central Europe.  In addition to jazz, the club was an experimental theatre and started a revolution in acting methods. “After performances, dissidents and crusaders met at Reduta until dawn. The Czech secret police…

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Srnec Black Light Theatre Prague Czech Republic

Black Light Illusions I enjoyed the Black Light Theatre performance last night! It was a masterful presentation of ten humorous skits combining talented actors, mimes, dancers, and dancing objects – all staged with impeccable effects and music. Black Light Theatre creates seemingly magic visual illusions using black curtains, a darkened stage, UV light, and fluorescent…

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Prague Walking Tours

The weather in Prague has been perfect for roaming, so each day I take a new walking excursion – on my own or with one of the many guided tours available. I often avoid organized tours because of the vast amount of info provided so quickly and the dizzying speed of the 3+ hour walks.…

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Prague Jazz Boat

A Jazz Boat Cruise sounded like a touristy evening, but I decided to book it anyway to experience Prague by night from the Vltava. Scenery during the three-hour cruise was magnificent and the company, music, and meal were great. I shared a table with an Israeli couple, Gurami and Shira, visiting Prague to celebrate their…

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Prague Vivaldi Master’s Orchestra Jan Palach Square

Thursday evening I attended a concert at the Rudolfinum’s Suk Hall. The Rudolfinum is in Jan Palach Square along the banks of the Vltava River. Since it opened in 1885, the beautiful Neo Renaissance building has been associated with Prague music and art. It’s named after Rudolf, Crown Prince of Austria, Hungary, and Bohemia. Prague Vivaldi Master’s Orchestra consists…

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Charles Bridge Tower Prague Czech Republic

Charles Bridge Medieval Gothic Tower Climbing Charles Bridge Tower isn’t on the radar of most tourists, but it’s a fun and worthwhile experience. Views of Prague from the top are phenomenal! Yesterday, I climbed the medieval tower and saw only a handful of others along the way. The climb brought home the feelings of horror…

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