It's official: Prague applied for Olympic Games 2016

Pavel Bem and Milan Jirasek presenting the new logo [photo Praha olympijska] Now it is black on white. Yesterday the Mayer of Prague Pavel Bem together with the President of the Czech Olympic Team Milan Jirasek signed the official application for organizing the Olympic Game 2016 in Prague.

The application in Czech, English and French languages (click here for the English version) is travelling now to the seat of the International Olympic Committee in Lausanne. Prague will become a so called candidate city. The preparations for yesterday’s signature already started in 2001.

The final list of candidate cities will be known on 13th September. It’s known now that besides Prague the list will bear such cities as Chicago, Rio de Janeiro, Tokio, Madrid, Baku or Doha.

Dum U Krale Jiriho,Prague hotel

The building is situated in Liliova Street, connecting important historical sights.

Guest House Merlin Pension

Located right in the centre of Prague The five-storied building was built in Art Neouveau style


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