Stands to disappear from Wenceslas Square

31-01-2012

Prague councillors on Tuesday voted to clear Prague’s Wenceslas Square of stands to pave the ground for a face lift that is expected to start in the near future. The plan envisages installing 6 unified stands which would sell only newspapers, flowers and possibly fresh pastries. Whether or not any of the traditional items –such as hot sausages - will be allowed back remains open to debate. A previous attempt to ban them from the square failed amidst loud protests from both locals and tourists.