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Old Town Square (Staroměstské náměstí)

Step into the Old Town Square in Prague and journey back in time, 600 or 700 years. As you stand in awe, the dramatic history of Prague permeates the air.The Old Town Square (Staroměstské náměstí) is one of two main squares in Prague (Wenceslas Square is the other, just 5 minutes walk away).With its ancient buildings and magnificent churches, this is one of the most beautiful historical sights in Europe.The Old Town Square dates from the 12th century and started life as the central marketplace for Prague. Over the centuries buildings of Romanesque, Baroque and Gothic styles were erected around the market, each bringing with them stories of wealthy merchants and political intrigue.The most notable sights on the square are the Old Town Hall Tower & Astronomical Clock, Tyn Church and St. Nicholas Church.At the centre of the Old Town Square is the Jan Hus statue, erected on the 6th July 1915 to mark the 500th anniversary of the reformer’s death. The groundswell of support for his beliefs during the 14th and 15th centuries led to the Hussite wars.To fully appreciate the beauty of the Old Town Square, sit back and soak up the atmosphere over a coffee or a cool beer at one of the pavement cafés lining the square. Or climb the Old Town Hall Tower for a stunning view over the square.

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Buz Kiefer24-Apr-2017 18:08
This is stunning, Jose. Beautiful rooftop composition showing the square and that magnificent structure. BV
Julie Oldfield24-Apr-2017 03:23
Fantastic POV. V
Dennis Hoyne24-Apr-2017 02:21
A beautiful view of this lovely city! V.
Gill Kopy24-Apr-2017 00:45
Great POV catching this beautiful square V
Martin Lamoon23-Apr-2017 18:12
Wonderful view of this great building.
Tom Munson23-Apr-2017 17:19
Terrific capture, Jose.
Dan Opdal23-Apr-2017 16:53
Fantastic Work! V
globalgadabout23-Apr-2017 15:52
the city's rich history is clearly evident from this POV...fine comp here..V
bill friedlander23-Apr-2017 15:21
Wonderful birds-eye view of the charming city. V
Nick Paoni23-Apr-2017 14:24
A great perspective on the city from that vantage point.
Marcia Colelli23-Apr-2017 14:13
Very beautiful view with wonderful composition. Gorgeous architecture. V
Neil Marcus23-Apr-2017 14:02
This is one of you best images taken from a high place. A fine view of Prague. Big vote.
Jeff Real23-Apr-2017 14:00
What an amazing capture of this beautiful city ~V~
Carter Creek23-Apr-2017 13:59
It is a beautiful city. Excellent photo. V
Jim Coffman23-Apr-2017 13:56
What an amazing view!
Frank Tran23-Apr-2017 13:52
Excellent POV. V+
Helen Betts23-Apr-2017 13:01
Excellent light in this bird's eye view. V.
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