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Entering west end of Vladislav’s Hall, Old Royal Palace
Prague Castle, Praha, Czechia
Royal crests and chandeliers, east end of Vladislav’s Hall, Old Royal Palace
Prague Castle, Praha, Czechia
Twin tailed royal lion on the sculpture on the east wall of Vladislav’s Hall, Old Royal Palace
Prague Castle, Praha, Czechia
St. Nicholas Church steeples through the windows of Vladislav’s Hall, Old Royal Palace
Prague Castle, Praha, Czechia
Royal chair in the Old Royal Palace
Prague Castle, Praha, Czechia
Vew from the east end of Vladislav’s Hall, Old Royal Palace
Prague Castle, Praha, Czechia
An observation deck on the south wall of the Old Royal Palace. Shouldn't be crowded.
Prague Castle, Praha, Czechia
Taking a photo of a photo being taken.
Taken from the entrance to the Observation Deck of the Old Royal Palace, Prague Castle, Praha, Czechia.
Mánes Bridge to the east, with Charles University on the far side.
Taken from Observation Deck of the Old Royal Palace, Prague Castle, Praha, Czechia.
Štvanice, an island in the Vltava river, near our hotel.
Taken from Observation Deck of the Old Royal Palace, Prague Castle, Praha, Czechia. The central dome of the Strakova akademie is in the center. We walked by that a lot back to our hotel.
A few of the people on the Old Royal Palace observation deck with us.
Prague Castle, Praha, Czechia
Žižkov Television Tower to the east. We will visit that in a few days!
Taken from Observation Deck of the Old Royal Palace, Prague Castle, Praha, Czechia
Looking east towards Old Town
Taken from Observation Deck of the Old Royal Palace, Prague Castle, Praha, Czechia
Steeple and bell tower of St. Nicholas Church. The stairs to the top can be climbed!
Taken from Observation Deck of the Old Royal Palace, Prague Castle, Praha, Czechia
Panoramic view of Praha Malá Strana, translating to Lesser Quarter.
Taken from Observation Deck of the Old Royal Palace, Prague Castle, Praha, Czechia
Another look at the crowds on the Observation Deck of the Old Royal Palace.
Prague Castle, Praha, Czechia
An American flag! Apparently this is part of the United States embassy on Petrin Hill.
Taken from Observation Deck of the Old Royal Palace, Prague Castle, Praha, Czechia
Entering St. George’s Basilica, looking east into the apse
Prague Castle, Praha, Czechia
One of the modern looking lamps in St. George’s Basilica
Prague Castle, Praha, Czechia
Ceiling of St. George’s Basilica.
Prague Castle, Praha, Czechia
Interior arches, St. George’s Basilica
Prague Castle, Praha, Czechia
Apse in St. George’s Basilica
Prague Castle, Praha, Czechia
Looking to the west end of St. George's Basilica
Prague Castle, Praha, Czechia
Crypt underneath the apse, St. George's Basilica.
Prague Castle, Praha, Czechia
Crypt in St. George's Basilica
Prague Castle, Praha, Czechia
An exterior gate under the crypt of St. George's Basilica
Prague Castle, Praha, Czechia
We ate at the Restaurant Vikarka north of St. Vitus Cathedral. This is the view from the men's room.
Prague Castle, Praha, Czechia
The Golden Lane, where small shops now occupy small houses. Nice insight into how people lived.
Prague Castle, Praha, Czechia
Now I know where to go if I need to dress up as the Black Knight.
Golden Lane, Prague Castle, Praha, Czechia
Window on the Golden Lane, Prague Castle.
Prague Castle, Praha, Czechia
Happy faces from toy store on the Golden Lane, Prague Castle.
Prague Castle, Praha, Czechia
Well dressed Asian visitor waiting outside one of the shops on the Golden Lane, Prague Castle.
Prague Castle, Praha, Czechia
Torture chamber in Daliborka tower, at the east end of Prague Castle
Prague Castle, Praha, Czechia
This is the entrance to the oubliette, a cell with only an opening in the ceiling.
Daliborka tower, Prague Castle, Praha, Czechia
Outside at the east end of Prague Castle, looking across the Vltava River
Prague Castle, Praha, Czechia
Taking a tour of Lobkowiczký palác, a lovely mansion on the east end of the Prague Castle complex
Lobkowicz Palace, Prague Castle, Praha, Czechia
In the Genealogy Room, we meet some of the ancestors.
Lobkowicz Palace, Prague Castle, Praha, Czechia
Some of the special china, only when guests are over.
Lobkowicz Palace, Prague Castle, Praha, Czechia
Peggy admiring some jeweled handiwork.
Lobkowicz Palace, Prague Castle, Praha, Czechia
The armory: castles needed to be defended at times!
Lobkowicz Palace, Prague Castle, Praha, Czechia
Lobkowicz Palace armory
Lobkowicz Palace, Prague Castle, Praha, Czechia
Ernestine Room, a pretty drawing room, available for rent!
Lobkowicz Palace, Prague Castle, Praha, Czechia
The Bird Room, featuring watercolor portraits with bird feathers.
Lobkowicz Palace, Prague Castle, Praha, Czechia
Looking to the south through one of the palace windows
Lobkowicz Palace, Prague Castle, Praha, Czechia
On the balcony of Lobkowicz Palace, looking south
Taken from the Balcony Room at Lobkowicz Palace, Prague Castle, Praha, Czechia
Jiráskův most (Jirásek Bridge), then Palackého most (Palacký Bridge) and then Železniční most
Taken from the Balcony Room at Lobkowicz Palace, Prague Castle, Praha, Czechia
Looking south at Most Legií, Legions' Bridge, with the Národní divadlo, National Theatre to the east
Taken from the Balcony Room at Lobkowicz Palace, Prague Castle, Praha, Czechia
Most Legií, Legions' Bridge, and Národní divadlo, National Theatre, at full zoom.
Taken from the Balcony Room at Lobkowicz Palace, Prague Castle, Praha, Czechia
Steeple and bell tower of St. Nicholas Church in late afternoon light.
Taken from the Balcony Room at Lobkowicz Palace, Prague Castle, Praha, Czechia
Petřín Lookout Tower, which we did not get to this trip. St Lawrence Church to the left.
Taken from the Balcony Room at Lobkowicz Palace, Prague Castle, Praha, Czechia
Entering west end of Vladislav’s Hall, Old Royal Palace Royal crests and chandeliers, east end of Vladislav’s Hall, Old Royal Palace Twin tailed royal lion on the sculpture on the east wall of Vladislav’s Hall, Old Royal Palace St. Nicholas Church steeples through the windows of Vladislav’s Hall, Old Royal Palace Royal chair in the Old Royal Palace Vew from the east end of Vladislav’s Hall, Old Royal Palace An observation deck on the south wall of the Old Royal Palace. Shouldn't be crowded. Taking a photo of a photo being taken. Mánes Bridge to the east, with Charles University on the far side. Štvanice, an island in the  Vltava river, near our hotel. A few of the people on the Old Royal Palace observation deck with us. Žižkov Television Tower to the east. We will visit that in a few days! Looking east towards Old Town Steeple and bell tower of St. Nicholas Church. The stairs to the top can be climbed! Panoramic view of Praha Malá Strana, translating to Lesser Quarter. Another look at the crowds on the Observation Deck of the Old Royal Palace. An American flag! Apparently this is part of the United States embassy on Petrin Hill. Entering St. George’s Basilica, looking east into the apse One of the modern looking lamps in St. George’s Basilica Ceiling of St. George’s Basilica. Interior arches, St. George’s Basilica Apse in St. George’s Basilica Looking to the west end of St. George's Basilica Crypt underneath the apse, St. George's Basilica. Crypt in St. George's Basilica An exterior gate under the crypt of St. George's Basilica We ate at the Restaurant Vikarka north of St. Vitus Cathedral. This is the view from the men's room. The Golden Lane, where small shops now occupy small houses. Nice insight into how people lived. Now I know where to go if I need to dress up as the Black Knight. Window on the Golden Lane, Prague Castle. Happy faces from toy store on the Golden Lane, Prague Castle. Well dressed Asian visitor waiting outside one of the shops on the Golden Lane, Prague Castle. Torture chamber in Daliborka tower, at the east end of Prague Castle This is the entrance to the oubliette, a cell with only an opening in the ceiling. Outside at the east end of Prague Castle, looking across the Vltava River Taking a tour of Lobkowiczký palác, a lovely mansion on the east end of the Prague Castle complex In the Genealogy Room, we meet some of the ancestors. Some of the special china, only when guests are over. Peggy admiring some jeweled handiwork. The armory: castles needed to be defended at times! Lobkowicz Palace armory Ernestine Room, a pretty drawing room, available for rent! The Bird Room, featuring watercolor portraits with bird feathers. Looking to the south through one of the palace windows On the balcony of Lobkowicz Palace, looking south Jiráskův most (Jirásek Bridge), then Palackého most (Palacký Bridge) and then Železniční most Looking south at Most Legií, Legions' Bridge, with the Národní divadlo, National Theatre to the east Most Legií, Legions' Bridge, and Národní divadlo, National Theatre, at full zoom. Steeple and bell tower of St. Nicholas Church in late afternoon light. Petřín Lookout Tower, which we did not get to this trip. St Lawrence Church to the left.
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