Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic, is our most valuable historical city reserve. In 1992 the historical core of the city covering 866 hectares was listed in the UNESCO World Cultural and Natural Heritage Register.Prague represents a unique collection of historical monuments dominated by the Prague Castle which towers high above the city. It is a display of all artistic styles and movements. The historical core of the city is situated on both banks of the Vltava river and consists of 6 parts - formerly independent urban units unified in the 18th century. They are as follows: Stare Mesto (Old Town), Josefov (the preserved part of the former Jewish Town - today a part of the Old Town), Nove Mesto (New Town), Mala Strana (Lesser Town), Hradcany and Vysehrad. Naturally, most of the historical monuments, museums and galleries are concentrated right there.
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JFS (32459) 2011-08-17 12:00
Wonderful view of this part of Prague where many details can be observed. I did not think that this city was so monumental! Great shot! thanks Grzegorz!
macjake (68432) 2011-08-17 12:06
Postcard lovers will enjoy this look!
there are so many great buildings, its hard to keep the eyes focused on one area for too long...i want to look at everything.
the sky is a bit hazy, but thats not your fault.
the addition of the colored boat is great! Some people may have waited for it to pass, but i think it adds a touch of the modern day to the historic architecture.
Sonata11 (33863) 2011-08-17 12:19
AWESOME!!!!!! Cudowne zdjecie. Przepiekna architektura. Imponujace miasto do zwiedzania. Bardzo duzo zabytow. Zdjecie Pragi wykonales bez zarzutu. Wspanialy punkt widzenia, sliczne kolory, ostrosc, ekspozycja. Doskonala praca. Moje gratulacje. Bravo !!!! Bardzo, bardzo mi sie podoba.
maria-v1981 (10932) 2011-08-17 12:23
Praque is a place where i want to visit in the future.
Beautiful endless view with attractive composition, the colours and light are splendid and excellent architecture details.
Have a nice evening,
npecanhuk (75502) 2011-08-17 13:07
Very attractive picture of it!
Chosen pov, composition, colors and exposure are excellent!
TFS - congrats,
batalay (38911) 2011-08-17 13:55
This magnificent photo inspired me to post a photo Sailing into Lisbon. You've provided an informative note to complement a gorgeous photograph. With my compliments and gratitude,
Selmik (3625) 2011-08-17 15:07
beautiful photograph of the beautiful city! It is heart, indeed.
Very well seen and composed with nice colours, excellent detailing and POV.
SnapRJW (31629) 2011-08-17 23:18
Hello Gregg - You have captured this impressive view under attractive warm light which enhances the colours of the buildings and also creates a very welcoming 'feel' to the city. This is an interesting shot, I love the variety of architecture some of which looks very grand. Nice work. Best regards Rosemary
Graal (102928) 2011-08-18 0:20
bardzo ladne ujecie ze zlotej Pragi. Widok dobry na pocztowke. Nawet stateczek zalapal sie w kadrze. Dobra prezentacja.
kennyblack (4207) 2011-09-03 4:22
Bellissima immagine della capitale ceca con il " Karlov most" a sinistra in un tramonto favoloso
- Copyright: Grzegorz Oczkowicz (GREGG) (7888)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2007-08-03
- Categories: Daily Life, Architecture
- Camera: Canon 20D, Canon EF 70-200mm F/4L USM,, RAW, 67mm Hoya PL Super HMC
- Exposure: f/8, 1/400 seconds
- Details: Tripod: Yes
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Theme(s): Prague, Architecture II [view contributor(s)]
- Date Submitted: 2011-08-17 11:54