Cold War Nuclear Bunker At Hotel Jalta, Prague

cr: travmonkey.com

cr: travmonkey.com

From the 1950’s till 1989, twenty metres down under the glamorous boutique Prague Hotel Jalta lay a secret that not even the hotels cleaning staff knew anything about, a vast nuclear fallout bunker lay beneath the streets of Wenceslas Square.
Being greeted with a fizzing flute of champagne isn’t the first thing you expect on a visit to a subterranean nuclear bunker. At the reception of Hotel Jalta I stood sipping a glass of champagne wondering if they’d mistaken myself for a VIP hotel guest