Picture of the day - December 18, 2008
"Castle Hill" - Prague, Czech Republic
|Note: Photographer wishes to remain anonymous.
Last December I featured a beautiful interior view of Prague's
Cathedral of St. Vitus. With Christmas once again just a
week away, I thought it would be nice to revisit that majestic house
of worship - this time with a gorgeous view of "Castle Hill".
Prague Castle has been the dominant feature of the Czech
Republic capitol city's skyline for centuries, and St. Vitus
Cathedral is easily the defining element in this stunning view from
the other side of the Vltava River. During the Cold War the beauty and
magnificence of Castle Hill and St. Vitus were pretty much
off-limits to most westerners, but today they collectively rank as
one of the world's most popular tourist attractions.
Name: Phyllis Helton
Town: Bristol, VA
Name: Sharon Meadows
Town: Tulsa, OK
What an amazing view! There are many beautiful places like this in
countries that once stood behind the iron curtain. Thank goodness
most of them are now open to us westerners.
Name: Edgar Moss
Town: Chicago, IL
Remarkable photo. I'm amazed that a photographer would take such a
stunning photo and not want to receive credit for it! Nevertheless,
it is quite gorgeous indeed.
Name: Scott McVey
Town: Beatrice, NE
This is a beautiful place. But it is quite a challenge to walk from
the river up the hill. The church and the castle are incredible.
This a beautiful city. Wincelas Square and St. James Bridge are
worth the time to see. Also, Prague is home to some of the best food
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