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Part of Prague's iconic Dancing House turns into hotel

For many of the millions of tourists who flood the Czech capital every year, taking a selfie in front of the Dancing House has become as important as walking across the medieval Charles Bridge.

The unusual building, which resembles a pair of dancers, is a rare example of contemporary architecture in Prague, which otherwise abounds with picturesque historical buildings, churches and monuments.

Originally designed as an office building, access for visitors has been limited. But now a part of it has been turned into a hotel, offering visitors the chance to stay in rooms with magnificent views over the city.

Here are some details about the architectural landmark and its...

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