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Praha
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Copyright: Dragan Ancevski (ancevski) (318)
Genre: Places
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2007-03-07
Categories: Architecture
Camera: Canon EOS 30D, Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 II
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2007-04-06 17:02
Viewed: 1872
Points: 4
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Old Town Square (Czech: Staroměstské náměstí) is a historic square in the Old Town quarter of Prague in the Czech Republic at 50°5′14″N, 14°25′17″ECoordinates: 50°5′14″N, 14°25′17″E.

Located between Wenceslas Square and the Charles Bridge, Prague's Old Town Square is often bursting at the seams with tourists in the summer. Featuring various architectural styles including the gothic Týn Cathedral and baroque St. Nicholas' Church, the square is an oasis for travelers wearied by Prague's narrow streets. Among many churches, tourists may find the Astronomical Clock on this square, while the tower at the Old Town Hall offers a panoramic view of Old Town.

The square's center is home to a statue of religious reformer Jan Hus, who was burned at the stake for his beliefs. The statue was erected on July 6, 1915 to mark the 500th anniversary of his death.

Not only a popular meeting place, Old Town Square sees its share of celebrations (New Year's), holiday markets (Christmas and Easter), and protests. On occasion, hockey and football (soccer) games are shown on huge screens, drawing large crowds of fans.

Source: Wikipedia

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Very nice photo arrangement - great composition. Nice point of view - looks like an interesting place. I like how the light is captured.. nice mood to the image.

  • Great 
  • Kicki Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 181 W: 0 N: 53] (1189)
  • [2007-07-04 17:37]

Looks like postcard - very professional! I like your point of view, TFS:)

:) later

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