Day 7 St. Nicholas Church Bell Tower by Willis Chung
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Setting out across the Charles Bridge at noon. Very crowded!
Old Town, Czechia, Praha.
Everybody seems to be on the Charles Bridge today.
Old Town, Czechia, Praha.
Crossing the Čertovka, the canal separating Kampa Island from Malá Strana.
Malá Strana, Czechia, Praha.
We stop for tea and lunch at Piknik Park, a lovely restaurant on the west bank of the Čertovka.
Malá Strana, Czechia, Praha.
We stopped by the Church of Our Lady Victorious for another Infant Jesus of Prague.
Malá Strana, Czechia, Praha.
The apartment of the Czech Secret Police in the St. Nicholas Church. Used from the 1950s-80s
St. Nicholas Church, Malá Strana, Praha, Czechia
Part way up the bell tower of the St. Nicholas Church. Looking east, back towards Old Town.
St. Nicholas Church, Malá Strana, Praha, Czechia
Žižkov Television Tower to the east, in Praha 3. Spires of Charles Bridge Towers closer in.
Taken from St. Nicholas Church Bell Tower, Malá Strana, Praha, Czechia
Looking to the north over Lesser Town Square is the eastern part of Prague Castle.
Taken from St. Nicholas Church Bell Tower, Malá Strana, Praha, Czechia
Petrin Hill is to the southwest.
Taken from St. Nicholas Church Bell Tower, Malá Strana, Praha, Czechia
The small building on Petrin Hill belongs to the US Embassy. A wedding shoot is in the lower center.
Taken from St. Nicholas Church Bell Tower, Malá Strana, Praha, Czechia
The Strahov Monastery is up the hill to the west.
Taken from St. Nicholas Church Bell Tower, Malá Strana, Praha, Czechia
Malá Strana sprawling up the hill towards the Strahov Monastery.
Taken from St. Nicholas Church Bell Tower, Malá Strana, Praha, Czechia
Even saints can use a bit of support.
Taken from St. Nicholas Church Bell Tower, Malá Strana, Praha, Czechia
Restaurant at the top of the Aria Hotel Prague to the south.
Taken from St. Nicholas Church Bell Tower, Malá Strana, Praha, Czechia
A beautiful set of rooftop retreats on the north side of Tržiště, located with Google Earth.
Taken from St. Nicholas Church Bell Tower, Malá Strana, Praha, Czechia
Modern Praha in the distance to the southeast, over the Dancing House, east bank of the Vltava River
Taken from St. Nicholas Church Bell Tower, Malá Strana, Praha, Czechia
Lesser Town and Old Town Bridge Towers of the Charles Bridge.
Taken from St. Nicholas Church Bell Tower, Malá Strana, Praha, Czechia
Lesser Town and Old Town Bridge Towers of the Charles Bridge.
Taken from St. Nicholas Church Bell Tower, Malá Strana, Praha, Czechia
Photography happening in Prague!
Taken from St. Nicholas Church Bell Tower, Malá Strana, Praha, Czechia
Lesser Town Bridge Tower and the Charles Bridge.
Taken from St. Nicholas Church Bell Tower, Malá Strana, Praha, Czechia
Cupola above the Amorino in Lesser Town Square.
Taken from St. Nicholas Church Bell Tower, Malá Strana, Praha, Czechia
Slopes and terraces of the Fürstenberg Garden along the east side of Prague Castle Hill.
Taken from St. Nicholas Church Bell Tower, Malá Strana, Praha, Czechia
Church of Our Lady before Týn towering above Old Town Square.
Taken from St. Nicholas Church Bell Tower, Malá Strana, Praha, Czechia
View to the west from the Czech Secret Police observation platform at the top of the bell tower.
Taken from St. Nicholas Church Bell Tower, Malá Strana, Praha, Czechia
The interior of the church is being renovated, adding interesting elements to the view inside.
St. Nicholas Church, Malá Strana, Praha, Czechia
Interior view of the dome, showing the Baroque decoration.
St. Nicholas Church, Malá Strana, Praha, Czechia
One of the shrines a side bay, brightly lit for a church.
St. Nicholas Church, Malá Strana, Praha, Czechia
Central bay with cupola overhead.
St. Nicholas Church, Malá Strana, Praha, Czechia
Another view of the central bay and cupola.
St. Nicholas Church, Malá Strana, Praha, Czechia
One of the shrines in the main bay.
St. Nicholas Church, Malá Strana, Praha, Czechia
Another baroque altar in the main bay.
St. Nicholas Church, Malá Strana, Praha, Czechia
Details of the balcony handrail overhead.
St. Nicholas Church, Malá Strana, Praha, Czechia
Details of the Madonna and Child at the top of the left hand shrine.
St. Nicholas Church, Malá Strana, Praha, Czechia
This is where the Madonna and Child are in the left hand shrine.
St. Nicholas Church, Malá Strana, Praha, Czechia
Full view of the shrine with the painting done on a heroic scale.
St. Nicholas Church, Malá Strana, Praha, Czechia
Peggy taking a break while I check out the balcony.
St. Nicholas Church, Malá Strana, Praha, Czechia
Side shrine viewed from above. Pleasing with the afternoon light.
St. Nicholas Church, Malá Strana, Praha, Czechia
Details of the baroque ornamentation.
St. Nicholas Church, Malá Strana, Praha, Czechia
Cupola and bell tower of St. Nicholas Church
St. Nicholas Church, Malá Strana, Praha, Czechia
Finial atop the cupola of the nearby St. Thomas Church.
Malá Strana, Praha, Czechia
Setting out across the Charles Bridge at noon. Very crowded! Everybody seems to be on the Charles Bridge today. Crossing the Čertovka, the canal separating Kampa Island from Malá Strana. We stop for tea and lunch at Piknik Park, a lovely restaurant on the west bank of the Čertovka. We stopped by the Church of Our Lady Victorious for another Infant Jesus of Prague. The apartment of the Czech Secret Police in the St. Nicholas Church. Used from the 1950s-80s Part way up the bell tower of the St. Nicholas Church. Looking east, back towards Old Town. Žižkov Television Tower to the east, in Praha 3. Spires of Charles Bridge Towers closer in. Looking to the north over Lesser Town Square is the eastern part of Prague Castle. Petrin Hill is to the southwest. The small building on Petrin Hill belongs to the US Embassy. A wedding shoot is in the lower center. The Strahov Monastery is up the hill to the west. Malá Strana sprawling up the hill towards the Strahov Monastery. Even saints can use a bit of support. Restaurant at the top of the Aria Hotel Prague to the south. A beautiful set of rooftop retreats on the north side of Tržiště, located with Google Earth. Modern Praha in the distance to the southeast, over the Dancing House, east bank of the Vltava River Lesser Town and Old Town Bridge Towers of the Charles Bridge. Lesser Town and Old Town Bridge Towers of the Charles Bridge. Photography happening in Prague! Lesser Town Bridge Tower and the Charles Bridge. Cupola above the Amorino in Lesser Town Square. Slopes and terraces of the Fürstenberg Garden along the east side of Prague Castle Hill. Church of Our Lady before Týn towering above Old Town Square. View to the west from the Czech Secret Police observation platform at the top of the bell tower. The interior of the church is being renovated, adding interesting elements to the view inside. Interior view of the dome, showing the Baroque decoration. One of the shrines a side bay, brightly lit for a church. Central bay with cupola overhead. Another view of the central bay and cupola. One of the shrines in the main bay. Another baroque altar in the main bay. Details of the balcony handrail overhead. Details of the Madonna and Child at the top of the left hand shrine. This is where the Madonna and Child are in the left hand shrine. Full view of the shrine with the painting done on a heroic scale. Peggy taking a break while I check out the balcony. Side shrine viewed from above. Pleasing with the afternoon light. Details of the baroque ornamentation. Cupola and bell tower of St. Nicholas Church Finial atop the cupola of the nearby St. Thomas Church.
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