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U Vystrelenyho Oka - outside
Prague
Deep Zizkov's Hearth

When you're sick of the center and its hordes of perfumed screaming (Insert your preferred Nationality here), you want a real Czech Pub, come to Deep Zizkov, to U Vystreleneho Oka (The Shot-Out Eye) and treat yourself to what this country does best: sitting in a slightly bloated countenance, talking to your friends, and enjoying yourself over a beer or three.

In the warm months there's a lovely garden, framed by train tracks and the end of the little street. Whenever you come, though, be prepared to speak the local tongue, and yes, that little shot is good for the digestion.

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送信日: 04/09/2008
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