One in a series of pictures taken on a short trip to Prague in October 2002.
Some information about the city from Wikipedia:
Prague is the capital and largest city of the Czech Republic. It is the fourteenth-largest city in the European Union. It is also the historical capital of Bohemia. Situated in the north-west of the country on the Vltava River, the city is home to about 1.3 million people, while its larger urban zone is estimated to have a population of nearly 2 million. The city has a temperate climate, with warm summers and chilly winters.
Prague has been a political, cultural, and economic centre of central Europe with waxing and waning fortunes during its 1,100-year existence. Founded during the Romanesque and flourishing by the Gothic and Renaissance eras, Prague was not only the capital of the Czech state, but also the seat of two Holy Roman Emperors and thus also the capital of the Holy Roman Empire. It was an important city to the Habsburg Monarchy and its Austro-Hungarian Empire and after World War I became the capital of Czechoslovakia. The city played major roles in the Protestant Reformation, the Thirty Years' War, and in 20th-century history, during both World Wars and the post-war Communist era.
Prague is home to a number of famous cultural attractions, many of which survived the violence and destruction of 20th-century Europe. Main attractions include the Prague Castle, the Charles Bridge, Old Town Square, the Jewish Quarter, the Lennon Wall and Petřín hill. Since 1992, the extensive historic centre of Prague has been included in the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites. Prague is the capital of the Czech Republic, which used to be joined with Slovakia until the two separated into distinct sovereign states.
The city boasts more than ten major museums, along with numerous theatres, galleries, cinemas, and other historical exhibits. A modern public transportation system connects the city. Also, it is home to a wide range of public and private schools, including Charles University. Prague is classified as an Alpha- global city according to GaWC studies, comparable to Berlin, Rome and Houston. Its rich history makes it a popular tourist destination, and the city receives more than 4.4 million international visitors annually, as of 2011 when Prague was the sixth-most-visited city in Europe. Prague ranked fifth in the Tripadvisor world list of best destinations in 2014.
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Apurba20 (984) 2014-06-05 2:28
Great ornate designs. As for the photo, sharp and pleasing as ever.
Have a nice day.
mesutilgim (97738) 2014-06-05 3:59
Very nice capture of this beautiful fassade of Smeatana's house.
Enriched with many interesting notes.
When watching it I believed to hear the nice melody of Smetana's "Moldau" !
TFS and bes regards
rbassin (24343) 2014-06-05 4:09
bonne prise de vue sur cet façade richement décorée.
jhm (160975) 2014-06-05 4:52
Depth in your archive find you these nice picture, I like this a very nice façade
We get different nice details this is fantastic.
Very well picture, nice composition, excellent captured.
Nice done, TFS.
Sergiom (89279) 2014-06-05 5:18
Une autre très belle pièce sortie de tes archives. J'aime beaucoup la grande netteté qui permet de bien distinguer toutes les pièces décoratives de cette façade de musée.
Fis2 (107486) 2014-06-05 6:36
Beautiful elevation, great details!
Good frame and colors.
delpeoples (59886) 2014-06-05 7:32
An oldie but a beauty. The blue is electric and contrasts so beautifully with the cream tones. Superb details and you did really well with the light, obtaining great definition in the FG and yet not blowing out the sky.
Thanks for sharing, have a lovely day
Silvio1953 (154173) 2014-06-05 9:07
Ciao Stephen, great detail of fantastic architecture with beautiful decoration, excellent clarity, splendid light and wonderful colors, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio
Nicou (152096) 2014-06-05 9:10
quelle iamge de ce musée sueprbe compo et vue quelle décoration et architecture très beau cadrage et et ensemble.
Bravo et amitié
PiotrF (23138) 2014-06-05 9:57
very well captured and nicely framed shot which includes also the interesting and well seen facade. I remember very well this museum.
Excellent detailed picture
Composition and presentation make these picture attractive
Noel_Byrne (33732) 2014-06-05 10:45
I would never have put this as Prague without your note, it reminds me of some temples from Asia! Interesting design in its build, and what appears to be almost willow pattern decoration on its panels. Interesting structure, thanks for sharing.
ourania (51103) 2014-06-05 11:22
what an interesting and elegant façade, it's surely unique and I appreciate very much your composition and framing, the great sharpness and colour definition that brought the details so close and rendered them so clear for us to study. The elaborate decorative patterns are very charming, together with the mysterious window and the sign, they raise my curiosity as to what the interior hosts. Congratulations and thank you!
All the best, have a lovely evening,
Sonata11 (34007) 2014-06-05 11:53
Hi Stephen, very beautiful capture of this impressive architecture with so many beautiful detail. Wonderful executed image. I like it. Well done and well seen. All the best,
pierrefonds (71725) 2014-06-05 15:00
L'arbre aide au cadrage du musée. La prise de vue permet de voir avec précision les détails et les couleurs du musée. La lumière donne un bon contraste aux couleurs de l'image. Bonne soirée.
Graal (103038) 2014-06-08 0:05
very nice architecture here. Amazing facade and details. Good presentation from Prague. Photo I like.
Have a nice day.
mirosu (16273) 2014-06-08 3:09
This is an excellent photo of beautiful house façade. All the details are fabulous. I like the nice arrangement and the very nice blue color tones. I know Prague very well but never been in this place. may be next time.
rogerl (1632) 2014-06-09 7:06
Beautiful building, nicely rendered. The contrast between the blues of the tile and the deep reds of the roof is particularly striking. I'm sorry I somehow missed this building when I was in Prague. Thanks.