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Old May 1st, 2010, 11:32 AM   #141
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House to the black Madonna from 1912:






This Madonna of the Schönpflug house was made by the workshop of Matthias Bernhard Braun:


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Old May 1st, 2010, 11:33 AM   #142
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House to the red eagle:





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Old May 1st, 2010, 11:35 AM   #143
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Quiet inner courtyard, ignored by tourists:





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Old May 1st, 2010, 11:36 AM   #144
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More later.
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Old May 10th, 2010, 02:08 PM   #145
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On the left the house to the black sun, in the middle the house to the white lion, the latter partly by Kanka, who also lived there. On the right the house to the three swords, where parts of the Parler family lived (at that time the house looked different though):





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Old May 10th, 2010, 02:10 PM   #146
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Old Town Square again:



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Old May 10th, 2010, 02:11 PM   #147
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St. Nicolas, which we will visit later:





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Old May 10th, 2010, 07:19 PM   #148
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Now the town hall of the Old Town, which was so beleaguered by tourists that I could hardly get a decent pic:

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Old May 10th, 2010, 07:22 PM   #149
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Very nice photos of Prague; especially i like this building here:

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I don't know all coat of arms, but I can identify the eagle of the Holy Roman Empire, the Bohemian lion, the coat of arms of Pragues Old Town, the Wenceslaus eagle, the coat of arms of the Vysehrad chapter, the lion of Luxemburg and the coat of arms of Pragues archbishopric and of Regensburg:





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Old May 11th, 2010, 12:27 PM   #151
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Everyone should know this:



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Old May 11th, 2010, 12:29 PM   #152
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Portal by Matthias Rejsek:



Pragues famous motto at a Renaissance window from 1520:


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House "to the minute", were Kafka once lived. It also housed a pharmacy:



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Kings road again:





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Gothic gable, a pretty rare sight in Prague:

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This should be St. Giles:




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Old May 11th, 2010, 07:26 PM   #159
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And today updates are also very nice, cheers...
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Lovely Prague!!
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