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Charles Bridge and the Vltava River in Prague, Czech Republic

Prague, the capital city of Czech Republic is considered to be one of the most charming and beautiful cities to visit in Europe. I had the chance to visit this city twice, last 2008 and July of 2011. Prague is a historical city. It was founded in the later 9th century, and soon became the seat of Bohemian kings, some of whom ruled as emperors of the Holy Roman Empire.

The image you see is the famous bridge in Prague. It is called the Charles Bridge which connects Old Town with Lesser Town. Its construction started in the 14th century and it is one of Prague's most beautiful structures. During the day, it is a bustling place of trade and entertainment, as musicians busk and artists sell their paintings and jewelry. Charles bridge crosses the Vltava River.

The historic center of Prague is included in the list of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

The Charles Bridge that crosses Vltava River in Prague. I took this image during our second visit last July 2011.

8 comments:

Denise said...

It looks like a beautiful city. I remember my parents going there about 30 years ago and also remember them showing me their pictures. Maybe I'll get to see it one day, I hope so.

amatterofhowyouseeit.com said...

Gorgeous image - especially when viewed large.

Some of my ancestors are from this city - I should like to visit it one day.

Kim, USA said...

You are blessed to live in this part of the world. So many beautiful places and buildings that has a long history to tell. Thanks for the visit too I appreciate it!

Michelle said...

That is truly beautiful!

JO said...

beautiful place!

Thanks for visiting my blog!

Pinay said...

Beautiful city!There are so many wonderful places to visit in europe alone.

Thanks Ruby sa pagbisita sa ako blog.Pasensya na kron rko ka visit,nagkasakit ko.

Amor

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☆Mama Ko☆ said...

I.m so curious with the place hope to visit it one day