When Charles Bridge in Prague was constructed, so fresh eggs were added to the mortar. The citizens of Velvary brought to Prague just boiled eggs, in order they could not be broken. Since that time period, they are nicknamed as „boiled-eggs persons“.
Nevertheless, this story is hundreds years old, but something from the character of local Velvary inhabitants remained till now.
This small town, situated in Central Bohemia, is living comfortably in such old lines till now.
When famous Charles Bridge in Prague was constructed, fresh eggs were added to the mortar. The citizens of Velvary brought there cooked eggs, so that the eggs were not broken during transport. Since that time period, the persons from Velvary are known as hard-egg-men, the legend says. Hundreds oy years passed, but something from character of past persons remained till now.
The rake, scythe,flail as well as straw bunch, so, all these subjects the village of Lenešice has in its escutcheon. In past, it was very important agricultural community. At present, the village, situated at Ohře-river, is well known, especially thanks to a church in Romanesque style.
Slaný is not the only town which can be proud on "nickname" King's town.
Anyway, the fact that you are arriving there you can read at each road leading to city centre, such as. "The King's town of Slaný welcomes you!"
Who visited Roztoky few years ago, he would hardly recognize this place, situated along left bank of Vltava-river, again. Except a castle (which keeps its original form within centuries), the community widespreaded in very unusual way within last couple of years.