Prague - Old Town and New Town
Jun 20, 2008Public
Photo: The National Theater
Photo: A detail from the National Theater
Photo: The National Museum at the top of Wenceslas Square
Photo: The Museum of Communism
Photo: The Museum of Communism is in the same building as a casino, and just above a McDonalds. In Rick Steve's words, Lenin is turning over in his grave.
Photo: A giant statue of Lenin next to a normal sized Molly
Photo: Karl Marx
Photo: Some of the beautiful architecture on Na Prikope
Photo: The gorgeous Art Nouveau Municipal House.
Photo: The Old Town Hall and its astronomical clock
Photo: The astronomical clock
Photo: Huge crowds gather in front of the clock
Photo: The atronomical clock tells Bohemian time, modern time, and predicts the time of sunrise and sunset. Not bad for a 500 year old piece of technology.
Photo: The gate to the Old Town Hall
Photo: The Tyn Church
Photo: The Tyn Church with the Jan Hus memorial in the foreground
Photo: The Jan Huse memorial
Photo: Jan Hus looks proudly onward
Photo: The victorious Hussite patriots