The Mother of Cities, the City of a Hundred Spires, the Golden City, Rome of the North, The Left Bank of the ‘90s. Prague has many nicknames, but none of them come close to encapsulating the magic and beauty of the Czech capital. This is a city of kings, a city of artists, a city of gold and a city of rebellion, a modern icon with a medieval heart and an adventurous soul. In ‘Via The Left Bank of the ‘90s’, John Bills takes the reader on a tour of Prague using the underground network as his guide, from the birth of the city at Vyšehrad through to the Velvet Revolution at Národní Třída and everywhere in between, including blokes who loved orchids and no small amount of executions. This is everything you ever wanted to know about Prague, and then some, and then probably some stuff you weren’t particularly bothered about but might find some interest in, such as the aforementioned orchids.
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