Prague’s first major new public building since the 18th Century is to be a jellyfish-like monstrosity. The National Library will not only be the largest new building in the city, but in the whole of the Czech Republic. Unsurprisingly, there is plenty of public opposition to the edifice. What’s more, neither the President of the Czech Republic, Prague’s Mayor or the director of Prague’s National Gallery are believed to like it. So how come such an eyesore is being given the go-ahead?
Paul Johnson is Editor of A Luxury Travel Blog and has worked in the travel industry for more than 30 years. He is Winner of the Innovations in Travel ‘Best Travel Influencer’ Award from WIRED magazine. In addition to other awards, the blog has also been voted “one of the world’s best travel blogs” and “best for luxury” by The Daily Telegraph.
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