With a hand that is around 75 feet long (22.8 metres), the metronome that silently waves above Prague is impressive enough as it is. Its location is no random choice and reminds people of the Soviet influence of the past.
One of the smoothest con men who ever lived managed to fool people into buying France’s Eiffel Tower from him. Twice. His name is Victor Lustig and he was Czech.
I blinked as a few droplets of rain got in my eye. Behind me a night tram trundled away into the city leaving me in the scenic Malá Strana (Lesser Town) in Prague. It was midnight and I was here ghost hunting.
Brno is a lovely collection of stories. Apart from the bells that ring an hour early, there is also a bent pinnacle on the Gothic facade of the Old Town Hall.
Tourists in Prague know of the cable car that takes them up to the top of Petrin Hill. Some also stop in the park which contains the cable car. Few are aware of a sundial in this park that protects Prague during the day.