Day 6 Klementium by Willis Chung
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Whimsical touch to an otherwise practical outfit. Nice!
Old Town, Praha, Czechia.
We visit the Klementium, an ancient library with an awesome tower for views of Praha.
Klemntium, Old Town, Praha, Czechia.
The statue at the top of the Klementium tower. I have seen this from several other towers.
Klementium, Old Town, Praha, Czechia.
Panzies in the boxes at the restaurant in the Klementium courtyard.
Klementium, Old Town, Praha, Czechia.
Finial at the top of the spire to the west in the Klementium complex.
Klementium, Old Town, Praha, Czechia.
We visited the library first, but no photos allowed. Now starting up into the tower.
In the tower at the Klementium, Old Town, Praha, Czechia.
Equipment used to measure star inclinations.
In the tower at the Klementium, Old Town, Praha, Czechia.
That's quite a ladder that was needed for the instruments!
In the tower at the Klementium, Old Town, Praha, Czechia.
Precision gearing, with a worm gear adjuster.
In the tower at the Klementium, Old Town, Praha, Czechia.
Two sets of instruments. It is very dark in here, and the Nikon sensors make an acceptable photo.
In the tower at the Klementium, Old Town, Praha, Czechia.
A mid floor above the measurement chamber.
In the tower at the Klementium, Old Town, Praha, Czechia.
Looking west towards Petrin Hill out of the compound windows in the tower.
Klementium, Old Town, Praha, Czechia.
Some of the instruments used by former astronomers at the Klementium.
In the tower at the Klementium, Old Town, Praha, Czechia.
How we are at the top level of the tower, waiting to go out those spectacular doors.
In the tower at the Klementium, Old Town, Praha, Czechia.
Looking west towards Mala Strana and Petrin Hill.
Taken from the tower at the Klementium, Old Town, Praha, Czechia.
To the south we have the chapel of the Klementium.
Taken from the tower at the Klementium, Old Town, Praha, Czechia.
The inner courtyard of the Klementium. Prague Castle in the distance.
Taken from the tower at the Klementium, Old Town, Praha, Czechia.
View to the east towards Old Town Square.
Taken from the tower at the Klementium, Old Town, Praha, Czechia.
Klementium west spire blocks the Old Town Bridge Tower and the dome of St. Francis Of Assissi Church
Taken from the tower at the Klementium, Old Town, Praha, Czechia.
St Vitus Cahtedral and Prague Castle complex.
Taken from the tower at the Klementium, Old Town, Praha, Czechia.
Klementium west spire, the dome of St. Francis Of Assissi Church, Church of Our Lady Victorious.
Taken from the tower at the Klementium, Old Town, Praha, Czechia.
Now add the Old Town Bridge Tower of the Charles Bridge.
Taken from the tower at the Klementium, Old Town, Praha, Czechia.
Strahov Monastery overlooking Mala Strana.
Taken from the tower at the Klementium, Old Town, Praha, Czechia.
Church of Our Lady before Týn and the Old Town City Hall Clock Tower to the east.
Taken from the tower at the Klementium, Old Town, Praha, Czechia.
Twin spires of the Church of St. Gallen and the Žižkov Television Tower in the distance.
Taken from the tower at the Klementium, Old Town, Praha, Czechia.
Steeples and dome of St. Nicholas' Church on Old Town Square.
Taken from the tower at the Klementium, Old Town, Praha, Czechia.
The pointy bits of Old Town Square.
Taken from the tower at the Klementium, Old Town, Praha, Czechia.
Kostel svatého Jiljí to the southeast.
Taken from the tower at the Klementium, Old Town, Praha, Czechia.
Another view of the inner courtyard at the Klementium. Looks peaceful.
Taken from the tower at the Klementium, Old Town, Praha, Czechia.
Finial at the top of the spire to the west in the Klementium complex. Petrin Tower in the distance.
Taken from the tower at the Klementium, Old Town, Praha, Czechia.
Finials on the spires of Church of St. Salvator bracket the tower of Staroměstská vodárna.
Taken from the tower at the Klementium, Old Town, Praha, Czechia.
The spire to the west in the Klementium complex.
Taken from the tower at the Klementium, Old Town, Praha, Czechia.
The spire to the west in the Klementium complex and the Old Town Bridge Tower.
Taken from the tower at the Klementium, Old Town, Praha, Czechia.
Modern features on a classic roofline.
Taken from the tower at the Klementium, Old Town, Praha, Czechia.
A good place to perch.
Taken from the tower at the Klementium, Old Town, Praha, Czechia.
Descending from the tower at the Klementium, Old Town, Praha, Czechia.
View through the glass of the spire to the west in the Klementium complex.
Descending from the tower at the Klementium, Old Town, Praha, Czechia.
Another tour group checking out the instruments.
In the tower at the Klementium, Old Town, Praha, Czechia.
Getting another view of the instrument.
In the tower at the Klementium, Old Town, Praha, Czechia.
Our tour leader makes sure we are all down safely. He will give us some tips on what beer prices.
In the tower at the Klementium, Old Town, Praha, Czechia.
Whimsical touch to an otherwise practical outfit. Nice! We visit the Klementium, an ancient library with an awesome tower for views of Praha. The statue at the top of the Klementium tower. I have seen this from several other towers. Panzies in the boxes at the restaurant in the Klementium courtyard. Finial at the top of the spire to the west in the Klementium complex. We visited the library first, but no photos allowed. Now starting up into the tower. Equipment used to measure star inclinations. That's quite a ladder that was needed for the instruments! Precision gearing, with a worm gear adjuster. Two sets of instruments.  It is very dark in here, and the Nikon sensors make an acceptable photo. A mid floor above the measurement chamber. Looking west towards Petrin Hill out of the compound windows in the tower. Some of the instruments used by former astronomers at the Klementium. How we are at the top level of the tower, waiting to go out those spectacular doors. Looking west towards Mala Strana and Petrin Hill. To the south we have the chapel of the Klementium. The inner courtyard of the Klementium.  Prague Castle in the distance. View to the east towards Old Town Square. Klementium west spire blocks the Old Town Bridge Tower and the dome of St. Francis Of Assissi Church St Vitus Cahtedral and Prague Castle complex. Klementium west spire, the dome of St. Francis Of Assissi Church, Church of Our Lady Victorious. Now add the Old Town Bridge Tower of the Charles Bridge. Strahov Monastery overlooking Mala Strana. Church of Our Lady before Týn and the Old Town City Hall Clock Tower to the east. Twin spires of the Church of St. Gallen and the Žižkov Television Tower in the distance. Steeples and dome of St. Nicholas' Church on Old Town Square. The pointy bits of Old Town Square. Kostel svatého Jiljí to the southeast. Another view of the inner courtyard at the Klementium. Looks peaceful. Finial at the top of the spire to the west in the Klementium complex. Petrin Tower in the distance. Finials on the spires of Church of St. Salvator bracket the tower of Staroměstská vodárna. The spire to the west in the Klementium complex. The spire to the west in the Klementium complex and the Old Town Bridge Tower. Modern features on a classic roofline. A good place to perch. Descending from the tower at the Klementium, Old Town, Praha, Czechia. View through the glass of the spire to the west in the Klementium complex. Another tour group checking out the instruments. Getting another view of the instrument. Our tour leader makes sure we are all down safely.  He will give us some tips on what beer prices.
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