Prague as seen from the lookout tower on Petrin Hill.

     

Prague and Charles Bridge

     

The Castle District (Hradcany) from above.

     

The view from the tower of St Vitus Cathedral

     

Czech beers are well-known for their quality

     

Cycling isn't a very popular activity in Prague, probably due to the abudancen of narrow and cobbled streets

     

The Bridge Band playing jazz on Charles Bridge - the band was formed shortly after the country became independent from the Soviet Union in 1989

     

Knitted car (Kempe Museum; museum for modern art)

     

Night view of the Castle District of Prague.

     

Walking the grounds of the Prague castle (the Hrad).

     

Charles Bridge (Karluv Most), the way too touristy pedestrian bridge of Prague (you should also visit it at night).

     

People on Charles Bridge.

     

Inner city church in Prague.

     

Malostranská underground station - many Prague metro stations are decorated this way

     

Peculiar contemporary art on Wenceslas Square (Václavské námestí), the main square of Prague.

     

Darling, I'll call you later

     

Angels - the so-called eclectic architectural style popular in Eastern European cities often adorns the facades

     

View from the Gunpowder Tower at the end of Charles Bridge.

     

Varied graffiti (from 'Reach for the stars' to 'Russians go home' to Super Mario)

     

'I know who appreciates the self-employed in Pragues district 1' - a 2010 Czech election billboard

     

Autumn

     

Autumn in Queen Annes Summer Palace on a hill adjacent to Castle Hill - the views are great and is a very tranquil place, with hardly any tourists

     

I Heart

     

View from Letná Park (East of Castle Hill), a place popular with locals

     

An afternoon on Slovansky Island

     

An old joke resurrected as a mural

     

The former site of a Stalin monument, a concrete plaza in Letná Park is a popular spot with skateboarders

     

Krtek the mole was a popular childrens character in Eastern Europe in the 80s

     

Dark Krusovice beer

     

Prague cafe

     

Club Le Mirage

     

Old street musician on Charles Bridge.

     

Washboard used as a musical instrument (the musician has thimbles on the ends of his fingers)

     

Ke Hradu, castle district.

     

The houses lining the Vltava river.

     

Riverside Smetanovo St (Smetanovo nab.)

     

Charles Bridge at night.

     

People watching a busker on Charles Bridge

     

Prague's less-known side (an 'ordinary' residential district as seen from Vysehrad castle)

     

     

The Old Town Square (Staromìstské námìstí) is the center of Prague's downtown

     

Night view of the Old Town Square.

     

Church of Our Lady Before Tyn, one of the most characteristic things in Prague.

     

The Old Town Square with the Orloj bell tower to the left.

     

Staromìstské námìstí.

     

Houses lining the Old Town Square.

     

Wretched weather

     

Children's drawings in the Oliva Gallery - what is this place?

     

Overview

     

Waterfront café on the Vltava river.

     

Prague

     

Reach for the stars

     

The Vltava river

     

Tiny Slovansky Ostrov, or Slavic Island is a tranquil spot on the river Vltava

     

Shapes

     

Discarded

     

Discarded shoes? (They look a bit like a statue.)

     

Ironic graffiti, possibly directed at the mass of pointless 'tags' (signatures) that tend to encroach building facades in many Eastern European cities

     

The giant faceless baby statues outside the Kampa Museum, a museum of modern art

     

Tough

     

Motorbike, toy shop

     

Old tram.

     

Tram Café on Wenceslas Square (the main square of Prague).

     

A narrow tram stop with election billboards covering every possible surface in the background

     

Riverside street named after 20th century sociologist and philosopher Tomáš Masaryk

     

Letná Park

     

St Vitus Cathedral

     

One of St Vitus cathedral's rose windows.

     

Vivaldi on guitar - a slightly unusual combination

     

Washboard

     

Pub

     

World clock in a square where time stopped 30 years ago

     

Knitted car

     

The Sedlec Ossuary of Kutna Hora has a collection of incredible bone sculptures.

     

Bone pyramid in the Kutna Hora ossuary.

     

This chandelier in the Sedlec Ossuary allegedly contains all the bones in the human body.

     

The chandelier

     

Love

     

Angry

     

Odd advertising for the Vinná pub

     

Mr Chaplin

     

Love (2)

     

A smalltown Czech Moulin Rouge

     

A historic scene adorning the wall of a house

     

Bear

     

Couple

     

Bleak wall with liposuction ad - a true Eastern European contrast

     

Old

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