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Views from Prague
The Powder TowerPrague, capital of the Czech republic, i situated on both sides of the Moldau river. In this picture, the Powder tower, built 1475, in the centre of Prague is seen.
The Town Tall HorologeThis famous and unique clock is constructed in 1410. It shows the time, and many astronomic facts.
Charles´ brigdeThis is the oldest bridge over Moldau, built in the years 1357-78. Huge gotic towers are situated in both the north and south end of the bridge.
Prague - a town of art and musicThis picture shows the Rudolfinum, a famous concert hall built in the year 1884. Every year the Prague Spring Festival is held here.
To move around i PragueThe central parts of Prague can be reached by foot. And if not, there is an efficient metro, trams, old but clean buses, so moving around is not difficult.
Wine and BeerA lot of wine is produced in the Czech republic, however, the country is more famous for its beer. In the picture above, a brewery and pub, that has been open for hundreds of years, is seen.
The Jewish townThe Jewish part of Prague is situated near the centre. In this picture the "Old-New Synagoge" is seen, the oldest still working synagoge in Central Europe. Due to the tragic events during World War II the Jewish population of Prag went down from 40.000 to 2.000.
Actual historyDuring the "Prague Spring" 1968 the people of Prague expressed a wish for a more free society - a development that abruptely stopped due to the occupation of neighbouring socialist countries. A young student burned himself in the Prague center, and his photo is always surrounded by fresh flowers. Twenty years later the wishes of the people came true, and Prague is no rapidly changing into a western capital.
Water millThere are still four water mills in the centre of Prague, however now they serve as tourist attractions only.
Art and string puppetsThe are many things one can buy from Prague. Crystal glass is famous, and expensive. A painting bought from the artist himself on the Charles´bridge is cheaper, and why not get a typical Czech puppet to the children?
the GASTROLAB Endoscopy Picture Archives
August 18, 2007