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Souvenirs for sale sit on a shelf in the Village of Karlstein, in the Czech Republic. Tourists usually buy souvenirs to take home with them as a memory of their visit to a certain place. It's a way of marking where you have been also.

Souvenirs mugs sit on a shelf for sale in the Village of Karlstein in the Czech Republic in Europe. These souvenirs have a number of pictures on them, ranging from general views of Prague to the Karlstein Castle and other views of the village.

People take home souvenirs as a way to remember where they have been, as keepsakes for their friends and family, and as a substitute to photographs. The souvenir industry in any place that is visited by tourists is a big industry and some locals just sell souvenirs to tourists for their livelihood.

As the Castle in Karlstein is such a heavy tourist draw, there are many souvenir stands like this one in the village.

The Village of Karlstein was first built as a market town, as the famous Karlstein Castle is the pride and joy of the village, and the town was built up around it for the people that lived in and around the castle grounds to host their market and buy and sell goods. ... continue below the picture...


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... Market towns were very common in the Medieval era, and the same system of stalls that now sell souvenirs, were used to sell market goods hundreds of years ago.

The pride and joy of Karlstein Village is the Karlstein Castle; it is one of the most visited castles in all of the Czech Republic, and is an excellent example of Gothic architecture. It was founded in 1348 AD by Charles IV, King of Bohemia and a trip here is like stepping back in time.

Souvenirs in the Village of Karlstein, 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 1/250 sec. on ISO 100, as always I used a original Canon Lens, the focus lenght for this picture was 63mm.

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Souvenirs Gift Ideas Karlstein Village Czech Republic
Souvenirs for sale sit on a shelf in the Village of Karlstein, in the Czech Republic. Tourists usually buy souvenirs to take home with them as a memory of their visit to a certain place. It's a way of marking where you have been also.
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Rolf Hicker
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