Day 5 Petrin Hill and Charles Bridge by Willis Chung
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Petřín funicular track up the east side of Petřín Hill
Praha 1, Czechia
One of the trams waiting at the Újezd station. Walk up the hill or ride?
Praha 1, Czechia
View of the Újezd station with the tram waiting for departure.
Praha 1, Czechia
Our tickets for the tram. at 24 KCz, about a dollar each. Beautiful tickets!
Praha 1, Czechia
We get to the front on the tram once we got on board and get a view up the hill.
Praha 1, Czechia
Petřín funicular, Újezd station sign on the wall.
Praha 1, Czechia
Passengers on board the Petřín funicular.
Praha 1, Czechia
Setting off up Petřín in the funicular.
Praha 1, Czechia
Halfway up the hill is the Nebozízek station.
Praha 1, Czechia
Several nice restaurants near the Nebozízek station.
Praha 1, Czechia
St. Vitus Cathedral to the north in Mala Strana.
Praha 1, Czechia
St. Nicholas Church in Mala Strana to the north.
Praha 1, Czechia
St. Nicholas Church and St. Thomas Church a bit further away.
Praha 1, Czechia
Arriving at the Petřín station at the top of the hill.
Praha 1, Czechia
Petřín sign inside the station.
Praha 1, Czechia
Everybody looking at the stairs as they depart the tram.
Praha 1, Czechia
The Štefánik Observatory at the top of Petřín Hill. Quite a surprise to me to see this!
Didn't know that this was here. We will have to visit again when we have more time, and maybe come back in the evening. Praha 1, Czechia
Růžový sad Petřín, a large ornamental garden also at the top of Petřín Hill.
Praha 1, Czechia
Roses, Růžový sad Petřín, Petřín Hill, Praha, Czechia
Praha 1, Czechia
Russian sage and roses, Růžový sad Petřín, Petřín Hill, Praha, Czechia
Praha 1, Czechia
Roses, Růžový sad Petřín, Petřín Hill, Praha, Czechia
Praha 1, Czechia
Rose, Růžový sad Petřín, Petřín Hill, Praha, Czechia
Praha 1, Czechia
Telescopes and trellises. Růžový sad Petřín and Štefánik Observatory, Petřín Hill, Praha, Czechia.
Praha 1, Czechia
Růžový sad Petřín, Petřín Hill, Praha, Czechia
Praha 1, Czechia
St Lawrence Church and Petrin Tower from the Petřín funicular station.
Praha 1, Czechia
Helpful sign directing us to Petrin Tower
Praha 1, Czechia
Getting closer to Petrin Tower.
Praha 1, Czechia
St Lawrence Church steeples.
Praha 1, Czechia
St Lawrence Church, under renovation. Praha, Czechia. Had a closed look to it, so we didn't go in.
St Lawrence Church, yellow construction machines at work. Praha, Czechia.
Arriving at the base of Petrin Tower.
St Lawrence Church at the top of Petrin Hill, with dense trees going down to Mala Strana.
Taken from the top of Petrin Tower, Praha 1-Malá Strana, Czechia.
Charles Bridge and Old Town Prague. Heavy clouds overhead. Looks like rain...
Taken from the top of Petrin Tower, Praha 1-Malá Strana, Czechia.
Steeples and rooftop of St Lawrence Church.
Taken from the top of Petrin Tower, Praha 1-Malá Strana, Czechia.
Mala Strana and Prague Castle complex viewed from Petrin Tower.
Taken from the top of Petrin Tower, Praha 1-Malá Strana, Czechia.
St Vitus Cathedral and sprawling Prague Castle complex. Twin spires of St. George's Basilica to east
Taken from the top of Petrin Tower, Praha 1-Malá Strana, Czechia.
St. Nicholas Church blocking the steeple and dome of St. Thomas Church.
Taken from the top of Petrin Tower, Praha 1-Malá Strana, Czechia.
Church of Our Lady Victorious and The Infant Jesus of Prague.
Taken from the top of Petrin Tower, Praha 1-Malá Strana, Czechia.
Mala Strana, the Vltava River, and Old Town Praha. In the distance the Žižkov Television Tower.
Taken from the top of Petrin Tower, Praha 1-Malá Strana, Czechia.
Charles Bridge and the Old Town Bridge Tower next to the St. Francis Of Assissi Church.
Taken from the top of Petrin Tower, Praha 1-Malá Strana, Czechia.
Strahov Monastery immediately to the north of Petrin Hill.
Taken from the top of Petrin Tower, Praha 1-Malá Strana, Czechia.
Superwide panorama looking north from Petrin Tower. Monastery, Prague Castle, Vltava River (L-R).
Taken from the top of Petrin Tower, Praha 1-Malá Strana, Czechia.
The observation platform at the top of Petrin Tower.
Taken from the top of Petrin Tower, Praha 1-Malá Strana, Czechia.
Charles Bridge with the dome of St. Francis Of Assissi Church behind it.
Taken from the top of Petrin Tower, Praha 1-Malá Strana, Czechia.
The German Embassy to the northeast. A beautiful building!
Taken from the top of Petrin Tower, Praha 1-Malá Strana, Czechia.
St Vitus Cathedral in the rain. Contrast boosted in Lightroom.
Taken from the top of Petrin Tower, Praha 1-Malá Strana, Czechia.
Small building belonging to the US Embassy on Petrin Hill.
Taken from the top of Petrin Tower, Praha 1-Malá Strana, Czechia.
Troja bridge, a bowstring arch bridge that opened in 2014.
Taken from the top of Petrin Tower, Praha 1-Malá Strana, Czechia.
Part of the Hunger Wall, built in 1360-1362, built to protect Mala Strana.
Taken from the top of Petrin Tower, Praha 1-Malá Strana, Czechia.
Starting to head down, using the stairs instead of the elevator. Hoping for some rainbows...
Taken from the top of Petrin Tower, Praha 1-Malá Strana, Czechia.
Petřín funicular track up the east side of Petřín Hill One of the trams waiting at the Újezd station. Walk up the hill or ride? View of the Újezd station with the tram waiting for departure. Our tickets for the tram. at 24 KCz, about a dollar each. Beautiful tickets! We get to the front on the tram once we got on board and get a view up the hill. Petřín funicular, Újezd station sign on the wall. Passengers on board the Petřín funicular. Setting off up Petřín in the funicular. Halfway up the hill is the Nebozízek station. Several nice restaurants near the Nebozízek station. St. Vitus Cathedral to the north in Mala Strana. St. Nicholas Church in Mala Strana to the north. St. Nicholas Church and St. Thomas Church a bit further away. Arriving at the Petřín station at the top of the hill. Petřín sign inside the station. Everybody looking at the stairs as they depart the tram. The Štefánik Observatory at the top of Petřín Hill. Quite a surprise to me to see this! Růžový sad Petřín, a large ornamental garden also at the top of Petřín Hill. Roses, Růžový sad Petřín, Petřín Hill, Praha, Czechia Russian sage and roses, Růžový sad Petřín, Petřín Hill, Praha, Czechia Roses, Růžový sad Petřín, Petřín Hill, Praha, Czechia Rose, Růžový sad Petřín, Petřín Hill, Praha, Czechia Telescopes and trellises. Růžový sad Petřín and Štefánik Observatory, Petřín Hill, Praha, Czechia. Růžový sad Petřín, Petřín Hill, Praha, Czechia St Lawrence Church and Petrin Tower from the Petřín funicular station. Helpful sign directing us to Petrin Tower Getting closer to Petrin Tower. St Lawrence Church steeples. St Lawrence Church, under renovation. Praha, Czechia. Had a closed look to it, so we didn't go in. St Lawrence Church, yellow construction machines at work. Praha, Czechia. Arriving at the base of Petrin Tower. St Lawrence Church at the top of Petrin Hill, with dense trees going down to Mala Strana. Charles Bridge and Old Town Prague. Heavy clouds overhead. Looks like rain... Steeples and rooftop of St Lawrence Church. Mala Strana and Prague Castle complex viewed from  Petrin Tower. St Vitus Cathedral and sprawling Prague Castle complex. Twin spires of St. George's Basilica to east St. Nicholas Church blocking the steeple and dome of St. Thomas Church. Church of Our Lady Victorious and The Infant Jesus of Prague. Mala Strana, the Vltava River, and Old Town Praha. In the distance the Žižkov Television Tower. Charles Bridge and the Old Town Bridge Tower next to the St. Francis Of Assissi Church. Strahov Monastery immediately to the north of Petrin Hill. Superwide panorama looking north from Petrin Tower. Monastery, Prague Castle, Vltava River (L-R). The observation platform at the top of Petrin Tower. Charles Bridge with the dome of St. Francis Of Assissi Church behind it. The German Embassy to the northeast. A beautiful building! St Vitus Cathedral in the rain. Contrast boosted in Lightroom. Small building belonging to the US Embassy on Petrin Hill. Troja bridge, a bowstring arch bridge that opened in 2014. Part of the Hunger Wall, built in 1360-1362, built to protect Mala Strana. Starting to head down, using the stairs instead of the elevator.  Hoping for some rainbows...
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