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Rudas Baths & The Legendary Vampires at the Castle’s Court

27th November 2017
Category: Budapest

Recently restored and modernized the Rudas baths originally built during the Turkish occupation of Hungary in the 16th century still retains many features of traditional Turkish design. Six thermal baths of varying temperatures bubble gently in one dimly lit, intimate and steamy room downstairs. The ceiling of the centre bath is a patchwork of small, […]

The Astronomical Clock (Orloj) Prague

20th November 2017
Category: Prague

The Astronomical Clock & the Legend of Master Hanus In the Middle Ages, under the control of Kings and the capital of the bohemian kingdom, Prague’s position as the crossroads of Europe led to its growth into a magnificent city, at that time far larger and more important than Paris or London. To celebrate its […]

Olšany Cemetary (Olšanské hřbitovy)

13th November 2017
Category: Prague

Famous castles, churches, chapels and cemetaries of Europe. In places, particularly the old quarter, it is more than a little reminiscent of Highgate Cemetary, London. Olšany Cemetary (Olšanské hřbitovy) is the largest graveyard in Prague, Czech Republic, having had as many as two million burials and it is particularly noted for its many remarkable art […]

The House of Faust Prague, Czech Republic

6th November 2017
Category: Prague

Standing on Karlovo namesti (Charles Square) is a beautiful building with a long history that is as mystical as its name: Faustuv dum (the House of Faust). The Dr. Faust of legend is well-known for his practice of of black magic and for making a pact with the devil and this particular building was so-named […]

Dracula’s Castle – Hunyad, Budapest

30th October 2017
Category: Budapest

Built in 1307 by King Carol Robert of Anjou, it was reportedly the prison of Vlad the Impaler (Dracula) who was locked up in its dungeon for seven years after he was deposed in 1462. So, he just might be one of the many spirits who still resides there. There are many others, as well. […]

Absinthe – La Fée Verte (The Green Fairy)

23rd October 2017
Category: Prague

Nothing typifies the milieu of La Belle Epoque more than Absinthe, the notorious drink of choice of artists and Bohemians in fin de siecle London and Paris. While little of the alleged psychoactive or hallucinatory aspects of absinthe have been explained by science, what we do know is that the drink touched the lives and […]

Ghosts and Legends of Old Town Prague

16th October 2017
Category: Prague

Ghosts and Legends of Prague – A Virtual Tour Terrifying Tales of Alchemy, Magic, Madness, Murder and Macabre Mysteries Your guide is Steven Dark (http://damned.media), actor, writer, presenter & host of dARk arTS Horror Radio  broadcasting From Beyond the Grave 24/7/365 Vintage Old Time Radio Horror, Mystery and Suspense. http://radiohorror.xyz http://www.facebook.com/DarkTowersHorrorRadio Introduction The capital of […]

The Bone Chapel (Ossuary), Kutna Hora, Czech Republic.

25th September 2017
Category: Prague

Famous castles, churches, chapels and cemetaries of Europe – The Bone Chapel (Ossuary), Kutna Hora, Czech Republic. The Sedlec Ossuary (Czech: Kostnice v Sedlci) is a small Roman Catholic chapel, located beneath the Cemetery Church of All Saints (Czech: Hřbitovní kostel Všech Svatých) in Sedlec, a suburb of Kutná Hora in the Czech Republic. The […]

Esoteric Prague Part 1

4th September 2017
Category: Prague

Prague, mother of cities and the city of more dreaming spires than Oxford is a city both modern and ancient. The capital of the Czech Republic with a population of about 0.9 million is the powerhouse of a booming Czech economy. Even in the current global world recession Prague is doing very well. Over the […]

Esoteric Prague Part 2 – The Golem

28th August 2017
Category: Prague

The Golem of Prague In the Old Town area of Prague in the heart of Josefov, the Jewish quarter, stands an unprepossessing building that hides within its walls a secret. In the attic of the Old-New Synagogue there is a genizah, a room or depository in a synagogue or cemetery, usually specifically for worn-out Hebrew-language […]

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