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Prague Old Town

Prague Old Town

Prague’s Old Town is the oldest part of a very old city. Excavations of cellars going down several levels below the ground indicate the area has been permanently inhabited since at least the turn of the first millennium, and probably well before then. The centre of the Old Town, appropriately named Old Town Square, has served as Prague’s main marketplace for over 1000 years. The square is home to most of the major sights, including the city’s famous Astronomical Clock. Narrow, cobblestoned lanes radiate from the square in all directions following a plan that defies any shred of modern logic. There are no straight lines here; indeed the streets look as if they were carved by nature rather than the work of man. The best approach is to choose a direction, wander at will and lose yourself amid a largely undisturbed 14th-century townscape.

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Jean D19-Mar-2017 20:40
A fine scene, superbly captured with an added plus for the storm clouds. ~V
Pierre15-Mar-2017 20:48
Un très joli point de vue de la vieille ville! V
Patricia Kay15-Mar-2017 12:02
Fabulous view of the old town Jose...BV
gerard belbeoch15-Mar-2017 09:57
A wonderful sky and a great composition
Dennis Hoyne15-Mar-2017 03:33
Oh so nice! The best one so far. So many outstanding old buildings and a beautiful dramatic sky. V.
Julie Oldfield15-Mar-2017 01:44
Love the sky!! Very dramatic. V
Julie Queybronac (Bryline)14-Mar-2017 18:39
As a painting... It is magnificent ! V
Ton T.14-Mar-2017 18:04
A wonderful sky and a great composition V
bill friedlander14-Mar-2017 16:15
Great view of the old bridge and town. The sky adds to the painterly effect. V
Walter Otto Koenig14-Mar-2017 16:13
A beautiful image. My favorite so far in this series. "V"
Jim Coffman14-Mar-2017 16:00
This is such a lovely image!! Well captured, Jose...
Carter Creek14-Mar-2017 15:12
Very dramatic mood. V
Nick Paoni14-Mar-2017 14:31
Great shot of the old bridge topped off by a dramatic sky.
Marcia Colelli14-Mar-2017 12:56
Very beautiful. Looks like a setting for a beautiful painting. V
Frank Tran14-Mar-2017 12:40
Superb shot. V+
lucanton14-Mar-2017 12:37
une magnifique composition! V
Yvonne14-Mar-2017 11:02
What a haven it must be for a photographer! v
Graeme14-Mar-2017 09:00
Loving your images of Prague, Jose.BV!
danad14-Mar-2017 08:46
Great with the dramatic sky ! V.
Neil Marcus14-Mar-2017 08:43
It DOES look like an 19th century painting. "V"
Ton, Ben & Rob Nagtegaal14-Mar-2017 07:05
Looks like a painting, fantastic image. V
Helen Betts14-Mar-2017 04:28
Marvelous sky to set off this beautiful scene. V.
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