Break Out Touring of Prague
The Czech Neuropsychological Society (CENES) and the Neuropsychology Section of the Czech and Moravian Psychological Society (CMPS) have graciously offered to organize private short informal tours of Prague, in most cases led by the local neuropsychologists who want to share their favorite places in Prague wth the conference delegates. The tours will be taking place on Wednesday evening after the Welcome Cocktail and Friday evening after the Closing Ceremony. Among the destinations will be the Prague Castle, Charles Bridge, Old Town Square, Petrin Tower, Dancing House, National Theatre, the old Jewish Town and Cemetery, monasteries & breweries, and restaurants and pubs.
For details about the mini-tours, please attend the Welcome Ceremony on Wednesday and the Closing Ceremony on Friday, or inquire at the registration desk.

Mini Tours on Wednesday, July 18
Mini-tour Kampa Park and Charles Bridge

This park – an island between the Vltava River and its side branch, Čertovka, where you can see the huge mill wheel of the 15th century former Grand Priory Mill, is one of the most romantic and picturesque places in the city. Not surprisingly, the prestigious traveler's server VirtualTourist declared it the second most beautiful city island in the world. Grassy areas of the island are widely used for picnics and relaxation.

The 14th-century Charles Bridge lined with Baroque statues ranks amongst the most popular tourist attractions in the city. Prague’s oldest bridge was built to replace the Judith Bridge that had been badly damaged by floods in 1342. Called Charles Bridge since 1870, was begun in 1357 by Charles IV and was completed in 1402. Strolling this picturesque bridge, with its impressive vistas over Prague Castle and the Vltava River, should be on everyone's bucket list.

Contact persons: Markéta Červenková, Monika Dokoupilová

Mini Tour Reconstructing the Zeitgeist of Arnold Pick᾽s and Oskar Fischer᾽s Era

Arnold Pick was a Czech psychiatrist known for being the first to identify Pick’s disease. He was the head of the Prague Neuropathological School, which was one of only two such schools at the time; the other school was located in Munich, where Alois Alzheimer practiced.
The leadership of the Neuropsychology Section of the Czech and Moravian Psychological Society have graciously offered to organize a mini-tour from the Congress Center to the General University Hospital (a 3 km walk) where Pick practiced. This tour involves visiting Pick’s original office and learning other interesting historical tid-bids about Pick’s time in Prague.
For details about this tour, please attend the Welcome Ceremony on Wednesday and the Closing Ceremony on Friday, or inquire at the registration desk.

This Prague walking tour will show the buildings and interior where Arnold Pick and Oskar Fischer were working (today: Dept. of Neurology, First Faculty of Medicine, Charles University) located in walking distance from Prague Congress Centre. The commentary during the walk aims at reconstructing the historical and cultural milieu of the medical Prague society from 1880᾽s to 1939 including some architectural and urban jewels.

Contact person: Ondřej Bezdíček

Mini-tour Guide to the Old Town square

The Old Town Square is the most significant square of historical Prague, moreover, the Old Town Hall with the famous Astronomical Clock is located there. Unfortunately, the Clock is just undergoing general repair but you can see a virtual makeover which reproduces the function of the original Astronomical Clock and its sound effects. The Old Town Square is also a gateway to the Old Jewish Quarter where Franz Kafka was born.

Contact person: Lucie Kadrnožková

Mini-tour to the Dancing house and the National Theatre

We gladly invite you to visit the Dancing House, an original building inspired by a famous dance couple Fred and Ginger. This non-traditional combination of contrast and controversies, finished in 1996, won that same year a prestige prize of the American Time magazine in design category.
Address: Jiráskovo nám. 1981/6, 120 00 Prague 2

The National Theatre is the prime theatre of the Czech Republic and is a part of national cultural heritage. It was opened in 1881 and reopened in 1883 after a catastrophic fire. Except the operas, dramas, and ballets, you can also enjoy the art of Mikolas Ales or Vojtech Hynais.
Address: Národní 2, 112 30 Prague 1

Contact person: Jiří Motýl

Mini-tour to the Petřín Lookout Tower

The Petřín Lookout Tower (Czech: Petřínská rozhledna) is a 63.5-metre-tall steel-framework tower in Prague, which strongly resembles the Eiffel Tower. It was built in 1891 and was used as an observation tower as well as a transmission tower. Today the Petřínská rozhledna is a major tourist attraction. We get there by a public transport funicular. The two observation platforms are accessible via 299 stairs in sections of 13 per flight running around the inside of the structure, or an elevator. The outlook cabin located fifty-three meters high offers a wonderful view of the whole Prague. There are a gift shop and a small cafeteria on the main level. On the lowest level is a small exhibition area.

Contact person: Eva Bolceková




Mini Tours on Friday, July 20
The Tour of Břevnov and Strahov Monasteries & Breweries

Břevnov monastery, the first male monastery in Bohemia, was founded by Prince Boleslav II (999) and the second Archbishop of Prague St. Adalbert (Vojtěch; 956–997).

Strahov Monastery is a Premonstratensian abbey founded in 1143 by Jindřich Zdík, Bishop John of Prague, and Vladislaus II, Duke of Bohemia.

Responsible person: Ján Hreško (Czech Republic)
Phone number: +420 773 063 199
Date: 20/07/2018 at 6 pm, departure from PCC
Address: Markétská 1/28, Prague 6 – Břevnov, Strahovské nádvoří 1/132, Prague 1

Ballroom Dancing in Prague

We invite you to relax in the rhythms of ballroom dances (Vienna waltz, Tango, Quickstep, Samba, Cha-cha, Rumba, Jive).
You can also enjoy a drink from the bar.

Responsible person: Lucia Hrešková (Czech Republic)
Phone number: +421 773 879 005
Date: 20/07/2018 at 6 pm, departure from PCC
Tickets: on the door 70 CZK
Address: EuroDanceCenter Prague 1, Národní 10 (entrance from Voršilska street 14)

Hidden Places and Views of Prague

Join us to enjoy views of Prague and visit hidden places of the city. Our walk will start at Újezd in Malá Strana. To get to the top of the Petřín hill we will take the funicular and then we can climb the tower for beautiful views. We will stroll through the romantic park and discover tiny streets near Prague castle.

Responsible person: Zuzana Dvořáková (Czech Republic)
Phone number: +420 604 734 629
Date: 20/07/2018 at 6 pm, departure from PCC
Tickets: Tickets for public transportation are valid for the funicular on Petřín Hill, Entrance for Observation tower – 150 CZK
Address: Újezd, Prague 1, at the funicular station

Temporary Cultural and Gastro Market Manifesto

Taste a limited menu of high quality food, treats, the best coffee, wine and enjoy Czech beer from local microbrews.

Responsible person: Karolína Honsová (Czech Republic)
Phone number: +420 606 467 587
Date: 20/07/2018 at 6 pm, departure from PCC
Tickets: entrance is free, food and other goodies are paid by the card
Address: Na Florenci Street: Prague 1 between Florenc Bus Station and Masarykovo nádraží (Masaryk Railway Station). Under the billboards.

The Jewish Town in Prague

The Prague Jewish town used to be the main residence of the Jewish community for a long time before the Second World War when most of the buildings were confiscated by the Nazis and most of the former residents never came back.

Responsible person: Julie Žalmanová (Czech Republic)
Phone number: +420 606 620 425
Date: 20/7/2018 at 6 pm, departure from PCC
Tickets: Entrance to the museum is paid by each individual at the cash desk
Address: U Staré Školy 141/1, Staré Město

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