If you take our Alchemy & Mysteries of Prague Castle tour, your guide may point out to you a particular location in the castle area that was featured in quite a famous Hollywood blockbuster, and often on our tours we pass areas marked off with no parking signs ‘Mimo Film’, which means only the film crews are allowed to park there, showing that Prague is about to become the backdrop for another production. So although it’s not really a ghostly topic, we thought it might be interesting to see what other movie locations you can look out for as you go on our tours.
Prague has always been a hub for the movie industry, both for foreign productions and for Czech films. The most famous studios are located in Barrandov to the south of the city, and a lot of famous movies were shot there, including Johnny Depp’s From Hell and parts of Daniel Craig’s Casino Royale. But the city itself, with its wealth of architectural styles and historic streets, has been the backdrop to many famous movies. Particularly on the Alchemy & Mysteries of Prague Castle tour and the new Mystery River Cruise tour, though, you’ll be able to walk in the footsteps of the stars, as having gone through the list of films shot here in the city, it’s amazing how the same places turn up in different guises! Continue reading “Location, Location, Location…”