Aha! Praha– The Prague Report—Part Seven

Praha is a city of large squares, open boulevards, narrow winding streets, and decorated clock towers, guild halls, and generally fascinating architectural styles of many different period. First, lets look at some views from one of the hills on the new town side of the river looking towards both the old city walls, and the new car and train tressel.
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The cars run on top of that bridge, the trains under the under hang.

Here we see a unique twin steepled more modern church on the new side of the river…
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Let’s consider some of decorated buildings, for instance this one…
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Or this one…
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Or this one…
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Or how about this decorate portico in a garden…
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Or consider the Hotel Aurus with its bas relief figures on the front…
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or this building…
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You never know what will be around the next corner, for example, a water pump,
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Or two attractive ladies peaking out from behind some shrubbery (they are looking for nice Christian men. I told them to try Czechmate.com….:).
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Here’s a just slightly ornate public building…
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And here a wide plaza street where the statue of King Wenceslaus stands…
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Here is a guild hall, notice the shields with crests on the top….
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And here’s the statue of Dvorak, near the symphony hall…
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The clock tower is a regular attraction….especially on the hour where little figures run in and out of the clock…
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I like the old city gates and the shops on narrow streets…
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There was an artistry and care taken in the building of public buildings and people were invited to spend time in public spaces, public squares, not in their cramped quarters in their homes looking at mindless television.
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Me personally, I love all this, but I also like to take time out to head for the church door..
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Go inside a simple Romanesque church….prad93
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Stare at the simple windows….
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Leave by another door, that many saints have gone through, having thanked God for a blessed time in Praha….. it really was an aha moment.
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