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Paging the Brothers Grimm! Up at the Castle, this atmospheric little lane will totally charm you.

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Golden Lane

Tiny but fairy-tale adorable!

Zlatá Ulíčka, Golden Lane, is probably Prague's single most famous and delightful street, a short cobblestone lane tucked into the Prague Castle complex with a handful of tiny colourful houses built in the early 16th century for castle marksmen and their families. Over the centuries many different types of people lived here, but the street got its name because it was rumoured that in the early days, under the reign of Rudolf II, there were also alchemists living here who were trying to turn common metals into gold. In the early 20th century, however, writer Franz Kafka lived here for a time, as did other writers (Nobel prizewinner Jaroslav Seifert used to come to meet with his colleagues here). Many of these now house shops selling souvenirs and other cute items.



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