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Incongruously located next to the heavily-touristed “Golden Lane” in Prague Castle is the Toy and Barbie Museum.  It’s apparently the second-largest museum of its kind in the world.  I cannot imagine that there is too much competition in that area, but one never knows….

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Near the main entrance to Prague Castle is the intricately-frescoed Schwarzenberg Palace.

Schwarzenberg Palace exterior

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Located on Petrin Hill, between Petrin Tower and Prague Castle, Strahov Monastery (official site; prague-wiki) is a lovely place to spend a bit of time.

Illuminated manuscript

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For more information about Prague’s charming house signs, see Praguescape’s article on them.

The Red Lamb

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We spent a good amount of time in Malá Strana (“Lesser Town”), both because it was where we stayed during the non-business part of the trip, and because it is a pleasant place to spend time, conveniently located between Old Town & Prague Castle.

Malá Strana metro station

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