Sunday, June 15, 2008

Prague Castle, Czech Republic (June 5-8, 2008)

Prague Castle, situated on a hilltop overlooking the Vltava River, was built by Charles IV in the 14th century
One of the castle's many courtyards, with the towering St. Vitus Cathedral on the left
Gothic St. Vitus Cathedral, inside Prague Castle, is the country's largest church
Light streams through a beautiful stained glass window in St. Vitus Cathedral
The view of Prague Castle from the streets of the Hradcany district below
The 18th century Mala Strana district (Little Quarter) sits below the Hradcany district on the west bank of the Vltava River

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