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Tourists line up outside the entrance to the Prague Castle in the Czech Republic waiting to pay so they can explore this fascinating place.

Once you pass through the entrance gates to Prague Castle in the Czech Republic you will find yourself in the largest castle area in the world. There are three courtyards and many historical buildings that you can explore covering an area of approximately eighteen acres.There is usually a line up at the entrance to Prague Castle but it soon diminishes and visitors spread out and go their separate ways. But while waiting to get through the entrance way, you can take in the beauty of the architecture of the buildings and the magnificent statues placed on the columns.Remnants of the first stone building constructed in 880 can still be seen along with many ancient buildings dating back to the tenth century. In the tenth century, the Prague Castle served as a seat for many princes and kings as well as the bishop and later became the seat for the Holy Roman Emperor.During the Hussite
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Prague Castle Entrance Czech Republic

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Prague Castle Entrance Czech Republic
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... castle and grounds were left with no one to manage the buildings and it was soon left to disintegrate until 1483 when the buildings were rebuilt and added on to. Many additions took place right into the 16th century and once again it was damaged and it was not until the latter half of the 18th century that construction was once again underway with major remodeling, reconstructing and new buildings.In 1989, a few areas of the Prague Castle in the Czech Republic was opened to the public and now you will find many people waiting at the entrance to see these unique and historical buildings. If you time it right, you might get to watch the changing of the guards just inside the entrance gates.Prague Castle is open all year but the times may vary between the summer and winter seasons and tickets to journey through the castle are valid for two days. When visiting the Czech Republic, the Prague Castle is a place that you do not want to miss.Entrance to the Castle of Prague, Prague, Czech Republic, Europe.

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I photographed this photo with the digital SLR camera model Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II, aperture of f/6.3, exposure time of 1/160 sec. on ISO 100, as always I used a original Canon Lens, the focus lenght for this picture was 43mm.

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Prague Castle Entrance Czech Republic
Tourists line up outside the entrance to the Prague Castle in the Czech Republic waiting to pay so they can explore this fascinating place.
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Rolf Hicker
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