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Prague Castle (Pražský hrad)

Prague Castle (Pražský hrad)

Prague Castle has been an important symbol of the Czech state for more than a thousand years. It was founded in the 9th century and became the seat of Czech rulers and later presidents. The castle, one of the largest complexes in the world, is made up of historical palaces, offices, church and fortification buildings, gardens and picturesque spots. It covers an area of 45 hectares. The panoramic view of Prague Castle is one of the most spectacular in the world. Since its foundation in the last quarter of the 9th century it has been developing uninterruptedly throughout the past eleven centuries. It is a monumental complex of ecclesiastical, fortification, residential and office buildings representing all architectural styles and periods, surrounding three castle courtyards and covering 45 hectares. Originally it used to be the residence of princes and kings of Bohemia, since 1918 it is the seat of the president.Prague Castle has been the most significant national cultural and historical monument; it is a symbol of the development of the Czech state lasting for more than a thousand years. It is a monumental complex of palace, church, fortification, official and residential buildings, which represent precious monuments of all the architectural styles

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Dave Petersen Photography29-Mar-2017 13:11
Terrific framing and composition of this beautiful cityscape. Such an historic feel and look. Very nice capture Jose. VV
Julie Oldfield20-Mar-2017 00:49
Beautifully framed and composed. V
Ton T.18-Mar-2017 11:25
Great framing José! V
larose forest photos18-Mar-2017 02:29
A different view in this image, and fascinating to see. V
Dennis Hoyne18-Mar-2017 02:26
An amazing structure, and beautifully photographed. V.
fotabug18-Mar-2017 01:35
Must be an imposing structure!
Tom Munson17-Mar-2017 23:21
Nice shot and great view, Jose.
Neil Marcus17-Mar-2017 22:20
A fine image, Jose. One of your best "VVV"
Ken Chambers ARPS17-Mar-2017 21:41
You found an excellent vantage point to view the castle, Jose
LynnH17-Mar-2017 21:38
Nicely composed view of the castle. I like the framing and layers of architecture from front to back. V
victorswan17-Mar-2017 20:51
Great shot Jose well utilized the depth well done BV
Martin Lamoon17-Mar-2017 20:48
Wonderful shot.
Jean Chiasson17-Mar-2017 20:42
Beautiful capture of this great Castle Jose V
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