History’s greatest cities: Prague
In this series exploring the sights and stories of Europe’s most historic cities, Eleanor Janega delves into the lengthy and legendary past of the Czech capital
In episode two of this new series exploring the sights and stories of Europe’s most beautiful, intriguing and historic cities, travel journalist Paul Bloomfield is joined by medieval historian Dr Eleanor Janega for a tour of Prague. They delve into the long and storied past of the Czech capital, visiting castles, cathedrals, silver mines and beer halls along the way, and offer up some top advice for history-loving travellers.
- Read the companion piece – Castles, cathedrals and conflict: exploring Prague’s history
- Explore the series so far – Listen to all episodes of History's Greatest Cities
Eleanor Janega is a medieval historian and broadcaster. Her specialisms include sexuality, propaganda, apocalypticism, and the urban experience. She is the author of books including The Once and Future Sex: Going Medieval on Women's Roles in Society, and The Middle Ages: A Graphic History
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