Back in the 1950s/1960s, nuclear fallout shelters were all the rage. There are, apparently, nearly 800 civil protection shelters in Prague. The Folimanka shelter is one of the largest*. It has a capacity of 1,300 people, an area of 1332 m², armoured door, water wells and a 30kW electrical generator. This massive underground shelter is on … Continue reading Folimanka Nuclear Fallout Shelter (Pražský kryt Folimanka), Prague, Czech Republic – open this Saturday 14th September
Prague Zoo opened a new exposition featuring the Titicaca Water Frog. The frogs already produced their first batch of tadpoles. The frog enclosure was inspired by the flooded temple that once stood on the shore of Lake Titicaca roughly 1,000 to 1,500 years ago. Here's is a link to the Prague Zoo article: https://www.zoopraha.cz/en/about-zoo/news/11848-the-rare-and-remarkable-titicaca-water-frogs-are-now-on-show-at-prague-zoo And … Continue reading Titicaca Water Frog Smoothie – mňam
Lime electric scooters arrived in Prague almost a year ago. People whizz past on them. Some people love them and some people hate them. Soon after the scooters appeared, Prague 2 banned them. Entire areas appeared as a red zone on the Lime app map. It didn't make much difference and scooters were still driven … Continue reading Lime adds 100 Kč fine for parking in the red zone
Richard Browning is an English inventor, entrepreneur and speaker. He founded Gravity Industries Ltd in March 2017, the company behind the 'Daedalus Mark 1', a Jet Suit that uses several miniature jet engines to achieve vertical flight. On Tuesday 2nd March 2019, he flew his jet suit along the Vltava river in Prague. As is … Continue reading English inventor Richard Browning flies in Prague
The Žižkov Tower (Czech: Žižkovský vysílač) stands 216 metres (709 feet) tall and was built between 1985 and 1992. The Tower was designed by architect Václav Aulický and structural engineer Jiří Kozák. The design of the tower divides opinion among Prague residents - it certainly doesn't blend sympathetically with the architecture of Prague. Imagine that someone … Continue reading David Černý’s Miminka (Babies) return to the Žižkov Tower, Prague
Norman Lovett is a stand-up comedian, with a dead-pan style, famous for playing the computer 'Holly' in the Red Dwarf TV series 1 and 2, series 7 as a guest star, series 8 as a regular and series 12 as a guest star. From Series 3, Holly was played by Hattie Hayridge. Holly's user interface … Continue reading Norman ‘Holly’ Lovett Live at Kino Světozor – Sunday 3rd March 2019
Rick Manore, our roving guest reporter, continues his photo review of Vyšehrad Cemetery and also visits the Basilica of St. Peter and St. Paul at Vyšehrad.
Rick Manore, our roving guest reporter, added this video from within Vyšehrad Cemetery to his Vyšehrad, Prague report.
Rick Manore, our roving guest reporter, visits Vyšehrad, Prague.. Vyšehrad is situated on a sprawling tract of elevated land south of Prague Castle and dates from 1080. Continued here..
Thanks for being part of The Prague Review and wishing everyone a happy, healthy and prosperous New Year. Here are my favourites from 2018: Some great food at Sia Restaurant on V Celnici, Prague 1 - their first year a success. The UK's Royal Mint issued 26 new 10p coins, each featuring a design intended to … Continue reading Best of 2018