|The mysterious Church of Mother of God before Týn (The Gothic Tyn Cathedral Twin Towers) and flying crows
A historic bridge with 16 arches that crosses the Vltava river in Prague, Czech Republic, Charles Bridge was built during the reign of King Charles IV in 1357. It is protected by three bridge towers, two of them on the Lesser Town side and the third one on the Old Town side. The Old Town Bridge Tower is considered as one of the most astonishing civil gothic-style buildings in the world. The bridge is decorated by a continuous alley of 30 statues, most of them baroque-style, highly ornate design, sculpture, architecture.
Prague astronomical clock or Prague orloj is a medieval mechanical clock and astronomical dial mounted on the wall of Old Town Hall in the Old Town Square of Prague.
The Church of Mother of God before Týn (The Gothic Tyn Cathedral Twin Towers) is a gothic church in the Old Town of Prague, Czech Republic. It has been the main church of this part of the city since the 14th century. The church’s towers are 80 m high and topped by four small spires.
St. Nicholas Church (Malá Strana – Lesser Town)
A new church designed by Giovanni Domenico Orsi was built in the second half of the 17th century at the site of the original Gothic Parish church of Saint Nicholas (dated from the 13th century) at the Lesser Town of Prague across the Vltava River from the Old Town. The design involved an intricate geometrical system of interconnected cylinders with a central dome above the transept. The church marvelous interior was decorated mainly with the frescos by Jan Lukas Kracker and a fresco inside the 70 m high dome by František Xaver Palko. The interior is further decorated with sculptures by František Ignác Platzer. The Baroque organ has over 4,000 pipes up to six metres in length and was played by Mozart in 1787.
Prague’s Weather: Cold in winter (Jan & Feb – coldest at about -5°C). Hottest temperature in Jul & Aug at about 25°C.