8 Aug 2008 Prague Night D
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8 Aug 2008 Prague Night D

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8 August 2008 - panotools meeting - Prague by night

I had the chance to visit this beautiful town in august 2008, for the Panotools meeting - hosted that year by my good friend, the panographer Jeffrey Martin

the panorama dates from the first trip we had on August 7th, 2008, during which we've visited the unforgettable Steinberk Castle and of course a brewery :)


about Prague
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prague

Prague
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Situated on the Vltava River in central Bohemia, Prague has been the political, cultural and economic centre of the Czech state for more than 1100 years. For many decades during the Gothic  and Renaissance eras, Prague was the permanent seat of two Holy Roman Emperors and thus was also the capital of the Holy Roman Empire.

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Prague付近のパノラマ

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A: The Park by Manesuv most - Prague Summer Walk 79

Jeffrey Martin作, ここから20メートル

The Park by Manesuv most - Prague Summer Walk 79

B: Manesuv Bridge nearby Palach Square

Steven 'fly agaric 23' Pratt作, ここから40メートル

Manesuv bridge, Jan Palach square, Prague. Taken 26th Feb. 2013 at 3.44 PM. B Steven 'fl agaric 23' P...

Manesuv Bridge nearby Palach Square

C: Robot Man Stanley Povoda relaxing before the Exhibition

Jeffrey Martin作, ここから40メートル

Fully Integrated Circuits Stanley made a guest appearance at this art exhibition and was one of the m...

Robot Man Stanley Povoda relaxing before the Exhibition

D: Rudolfinum, UMPRUM - Prague Summer Walk 78

Jeffrey Martin作, ここから50メートル

Rudolfinum, UMPRUM - Prague Summer Walk 78

E: Manesuv most - Prague Summer Walk 80

Jeffrey Martin作, ここから50メートル

Manesuv most - Prague Summer Walk 80

F: Manesuv Most

Jeffrey Martin作, ここから50メートル

Carp and a Sunbow, together for the first time There really are fish in this river. Look at this man ...

Manesuv Most

G: 8 Aug 2008 Prague Night B

Valentin Arfire作, ここから70メートル

8 August 2008 - panotools meeting - Prague by nightI had the chance to visit this beautiful town in a...

8 Aug 2008 Prague Night B

H: 8 Aug 2008 Prague Night C

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8 August 2008 - panotools meeting - Prague by nightI had the chance to visit this beautiful town in a...

8 Aug 2008 Prague Night C

I: Praha Rudolfinum

Petr Prager作, ここから80メートル

Praha Rudolfinum

J: Stanley the Robot Man at Rudolfinum

Jeffrey Martin作, ここから90メートル

Stanley the Robot Man at Rudolfinum

このパノラマはPragueで撮影されました

これはPrague領域の概要です

  Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic, has long attracted artists and wandering spirits, although it was originally inhabited by prehistoric fish. Their inland sea filled the basin contained by the Tatras and Carpathian mountains, but when it eventually dried up they were forced to yield the terrain to dinosaurs, wooly mammoths and Neanderthals.
    In human times the Celtic tribes came to reside here, leaving remains dating back to the 4th Century B.C.  Their tribal name, Boii, gives the root of the word "Bohemia".  The three separate territories of Bohemia, Silesia and Moravia now make up the modern Czech Republic, which split from Slovakia in the 1993 "Velvet Divorce."
    Thanks to its enigmatic founder, the city of Prague derives a magnetic appeal for visionaries, scientists and astronomers.  The historical figure credited with the launch of Prague is Princess Libuse, a visionary prophet and warrior who once stood atop the hill at Vysehrad and made the prophecy as follows,

    "I see a vast city, whose glory will touch the stars!"

    This indeed came to pass after she took Otokar Premysl to be her husband and King, launching the Premyslid dynasty, and leaving it to rule for the first four hundred years of Czech history.  When the last Premyslid king, Wenceslas III, died without producing a male heir, the fourteen year-old John of Luxembourg came to take the throne of the Czech lands.
    Hot-headed John died in battle, but his diplomatic son Charles IV inherited the throne and, through keen multi-lingual savvy, managed to both keep it and earn the title "Father of the Czech Nation."
    Charles IV was the first of the Holy Roman Emperors here; he ruled during the height of Prague's elegance and splendour. This is the man to know if you want to understand Prague's layout.  He sponsored the construction of such landmarks as the Charles Bridge, the Hunger Wall and St. Vitus' Cathedral, as well as personally designing the neighborhood called New Town (Nove Mesto) which has for its center Karlovo Namesti or Charles Square.
    The city displays every branch of architecture across the last thousand years, including Cubism, a style which you will be hard-pressed to find applied to buildings anywhere else in the world.  Beyond the stunning visual makeup of the city, there is a wealth of nightlife and entertainment, beginning with the legendary concert halls including the Rudolfinum, National Theater, Estates Theater and the Municipal House.
    After investigating the Castle and Bridge, which are the most heavily-trafficked tourist areas, take a look around Zizkov and Letna, two of the cooler neighborhoods for bars and restaurants.
    However quiet it may seem after ten PM, Prague is alive and throbbing in an endless array of basement bars, pubs, clubs, discos and pool halls waiting to be discovered by the intrepid subterranean adventurer.  To get an idea of what lies in store, check out the panoramas for Chateau and Palac Akropolis and when you're out and about, make sure you look for the stairs down to the cellar. 
    Apart from shopping, eating, drinking and wearing out your digital camera, delve into the rich green carpet of Prague's parks, many of which lie only walking-minutes from the city center.

Text by Steve Smith.

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