People stroll through the quaint street in the village of Karlstein in the Czech Republic browsing through all the unique shops which line both sides of the street. From any location in the village, there is a stunning view of the historic building, home to the Karlstein Castle, which was constructed atop the hill creating a powerful aura over the village.Walk over the bridges to explore the shops in the village where many types of specialty gifts are sold and dine at one of the restaurants or cafes. After a relaxing meal, stroll the cobbled lane up the hill where market stalls line the street before reaching the historic Karlstein Castle.The castle was constructed in 1348 but some of the sections took over seven years to complete, making the entire project a lengthy one. The tower on the Karlstein Castle is a very prominent feature along with the tiered heights producing a fascinating architectural masterpiece which overlooks the village and the golf resort.Karlstein Village is an incredible place to visit for a day or two while in the Czech Republic with the main attractions being the historic Karlstein Castle, the Golf Resort and the atmosphere of the village streets. Until you have visited Karlstein for yourself, the true feeling of the village and the history behind it can never really be appreciated. An amazing escape for some peace and quiet out of the fast paced city life of Prague and only a mere eighteen miles away.Karlstein Castle towering above the village of Karlstein, Czech Republic, Europe
I photographed this photo with the digital SLR camera model Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II, aperture of f/6.3, exposure time of 1/200 sec. on ISO 100, as always I used a original Canon Lens, the focus lenght for this picture was 42mm.
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