Category: Culture, art and history

If you stay in our hotel, you are literally just a few steps from The Old Town Square – one of the most important witnesses to Prague´s history. It has seen many of the important, history making events, but also an uncountable number of everyday, normal and unexceptional events, that made the long history of the city of Prague and its inhabitants. It has not always been the representative city center as we know it today. To the contrary: it was born spontaneously as a market on a spot, that seemed to be the most convenient for the purpose, and since its origins, it has had many different functions and looks that can be only hardly imagined today.

Petřín – the best known of the Prague hills
Petřín – or Laurenziberg – the hill of Saint Laurentius, belongs to the panorama of Prague as inseparably as the Charles Bridge or the Prague Castle. It complements the architectural parts of the historical city with its natural green profile and offers visitors a fresh and shadowy refuge during their sightseeing day. Prague‘s heights along […]
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You arrived to Prague to enjoy its numerous beauties, and it´s raining cats and dogs. Your initial sightseeing turns into a complete failure and all the clothes you went in are soaked by rain… but do not worry, there are many great activities in the city you can do indoors– as visiting one of the many […]
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Seeing the history of the city backwards Learning the history of a place is  not an easy thing, and it is even more complicated if the history was very long and colourful. Which is just the case of Prague, the heart of Europe, marked by all significant European events within the last millenium.  We have […]
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Agents, outcasts, magicians. While walking through Prague’s Old Town, remember some of the famous Hollywood movies, that were filmed here. There is a lot of places connected to the silver screen, all you have to do is observe. You don’t have to go that far from Hotel Rott either. Prague Castle on screen Maybe the […]
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Expedition into the history of the Ghetto and its famous natives Rabbi Löw and Franz Kafka Historical appearance of the Jewish Town Come with us for a walk through one of the most mysterious parts of Prague. Like every medieval town, Prague also had its Ghetto, the Jewish Quarter with residents segregated from the Christian majority. Around […]
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The National Museum, the National Gallery, the city of Prague museum, National technical museum… The most famous Prague exhibitions are also among the most visited ones. However, it would be a shame to pay a visit only to those notorious places and thus to miss other, smaller museums. They might not be as famous nor […]
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Passing along the Royal Coronation Way of the Czech Kings from the Old Town Square of Prague, visitors are usually astonished by the beauties of the adjoining Little Square. After seeing  the rather monumental  image of the central Old Town Square, the Little Square offers a refreshing tiny and yet beautiful version of an old […]
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Almost every house, street or square of Prague Old Town is associated with someone famous. Either born in the capital or not, the list of important people connected to Prague seems to have no end at all. Let us introduce you at least some of them. Visionaries of a great impact on Prague’s appearance (king […]
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