Category: Prague Tourism

26-year-old British tourist fined 10,000 crowns for balancing dildo on head of statue on Jan Hus monument on Old Town Square; perpetrator tracked on CCTV to hotel on Mala Stupartska street, Prague 1-Stare Mesto (Novinky.cz) [Social Media Post] *corrected* 0

26-year-old British tourist fined 10,000 crowns for balancing dildo on head of statue on Jan Hus monument on Old Town Square; perpetrator tracked on CCTV to hotel on Mala Stupartska street, Prague 1-Stare Mesto (Novinky.cz) [Social Media Post] *corrected*

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French artist Denis Defrancesco’s “King Kong Balls” sculpture outside Old Town’s InterContinental hotel becomes big hit with tourists – but shiny-testicled gorilla, part of this year’s (2019’s) Sculpture Line festival, is set to leave Prague by Christmas (iDNES.cz) [Social Media Post] 0

French artist Denis Defrancesco’s “King Kong Balls” sculpture outside Old Town’s InterContinental hotel becomes big hit with tourists – but shiny-testicled gorilla, part of this year’s (2019’s) Sculpture Line festival, is set to leave Prague by Christmas (iDNES.cz) [Social Media Post]

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Ban on animal costume-wearing and bubble-blowing buskers comes into effect in Prague; “Mickey Mouse” on Old Town Square is first offender to be fined (iDNES.cz) [Social Media Post] 0

Ban on animal costume-wearing and bubble-blowing buskers comes into effect in Prague; “Mickey Mouse” on Old Town Square is first offender to be fined (iDNES.cz) [Social Media Post]

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City of Prague to return Alfons Mucha’s “Slav Epic” to old home in Moravsky Krumlov, South Moravia, if new permanent home isn’t found in capital within five years (iDNES.cz) [Social Media Post] 0

City of Prague to return Alfons Mucha’s “Slav Epic” to old home in Moravsky Krumlov, South Moravia, if new permanent home isn’t found in capital within five years (iDNES.cz) [Social Media Post]

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Prague prepares for chaotic Friday: 6,000 English football fans in town for Euro qualifier at Prague 10-Vrsovice’s Sinobo Stadium (Eden); Karel Gott’s funeral at Palac Zofin, Prague 1-Nove Mesto; and Signal Festival’s 2nd night; army on stand-by to support police (Expres.cz) [Social Media Post] 0

Prague prepares for chaotic Friday: 6,000 English football fans in town for Euro qualifier at Prague 10-Vrsovice’s Sinobo Stadium (Eden); Karel Gott’s funeral at Palac Zofin, Prague 1-Nove Mesto; and Signal Festival’s 2nd night; army on stand-by to support police (Expres.cz) [Social Media Post]

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Video: Drunk man on Lime scooter crashes into group of tourists on Wenceslas Square, injuring woman; the scooter-rider, a 24-year-old foreigner, had blood-alcohol content of almost 2 per mille (Denik.cz) [Social Media Post] 0

Video: Drunk man on Lime scooter crashes into group of tourists on Wenceslas Square, injuring woman; the scooter-rider, a 24-year-old foreigner, had blood-alcohol content of almost 2 per mille (Denik.cz) [Social Media Post]

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Undercover Czech trade inspectorate (COI) employees catch Restaurant Strelecky ostrov and Old Town Square’s Clock Caffe illegally charging foreigners more than Czech-speaking customers; each Prague 1-Stare Mesto establishment fined 60,000 crowns per violation (iDNES.cz) [Social Media Post] 0

Undercover Czech trade inspectorate (COI) employees catch Restaurant Strelecky ostrov and Old Town Square’s Clock Caffe illegally charging foreigners more than Czech-speaking customers; each Prague 1-Stare Mesto establishment fined 60,000 crowns per violation (iDNES.cz) [Social Media Post]

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City of Prague ordered to immediately close underground part of former Stalin monument in Letna park, Prague 7-Holesovice, due to risk of collapse, and given five days to reinforce above-ground area around metronome (Novinky.cz) [Social Media Post] 0

City of Prague ordered to immediately close underground part of former Stalin monument in Letna park, Prague 7-Holesovice, due to risk of collapse, and given five days to reinforce above-ground area around metronome (Novinky.cz) [Social Media Post]

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Update: Police close to completing investigation into 2017 drowning of 12-year-old Columbian girl at Prague 8-Liben’s Hotel Smisek Spa; pool’s site manager set to face criminal negligence charges; tragedy was survived by victim’s twin sister (Nova) [Social Media Post] 0

Update: Police close to completing investigation into 2017 drowning of 12-year-old Columbian girl at Prague 8-Liben’s Hotel Smisek Spa; pool’s site manager set to face criminal negligence charges; tragedy was survived by victim’s twin sister (Nova) [Social Media Post]

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Controversial Hollywood star Kevin Spacey is in Prague; visited Old Town Cuban bar La Bodeguita del Medio on Sunday (Expres.cz) [Social Media Post] 0

Controversial Hollywood star Kevin Spacey is in Prague; visited Old Town Cuban bar La Bodeguita del Medio on Sunday (Expres.cz) [Social Media Post]

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