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Photo: Czech National Museum Statue Downtown Prague

A statue near the Czech National Museum in downtown Prague in the Czech Republic honoring St. Wenceslas and various other saints.

In 1912, a large statue of a knight on horseback was erected near the Czech National Museum in downtown Prague which honors the patron saint of Bohemia, St. Wenceslas, who was born in 907 and later murdered in 935. The downtown square was named St. Wenceslas in 1848, but it was not until many years later that the St. Wenceslas statue adorned with four other saints, one on each corner, was placed here.Tourists to the downtown core of Prague in the Czech Republic, linger around the statue, some snapping pictures, others use it as a meeting place, while others admire the size and beauty of the statue. In the backdrop, the historic architecture of the Czech National Museum shows off its facade while newer buildings line either side of the square.Statue of a Knight on Horseback near the Czech National Museum in downtown Prague, Czech Republic, Europe. The Equestrian Monument to the patron saint of Bohemia stands in front of the National Museum, surrounded by the statue of St. ... continue below the picture...


Czech National Museum Statue Downtown Prague

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Czech National Museum Statue Downtown Prague
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I photographed this photo with the digital SLR camera model Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II, aperture of f/8.0, exposure time of 1/100 sec. on ISO 100, as always I used a original Canon Lens, the focus lenght for this picture was 27mm.

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Czech National Museum Statue Downtown Prague
A statue near the Czech National Museum in downtown Prague in the Czech Republic honoring St. Wenceslas and various other saints.
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Rolf Hicker
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