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Thursday, June 30, 2022

Prague - city of a 100 Spires

Postcard from Czechia No. 3

Prague - city of a 100 Spires

Exposure Details

exposure time: 1/500s ~ aperture: f7.1 ~ focal length: 105mm ~ ISO 320
camera: Sony α7R III ~ lens: FE 24-105mm F4 G OSS
categories: Czech Republic ~ Prague ~ panorama ~ summer
post on Twitter ~ post on Instagram
shot on: Monday, June 20, 2022

This picture shows quite vividly why Prague is called the “City of a Hundred Spires” - and has been for centuries. The name is actually completely misleading, as there are actually 500 to 1000 spires, towers, turrets and steeples in the Czech capital.

More of this series

Old Town Bridge Tower in Prague
St. Nicholas Church and Charles Bridge
Prague - city of a 100 Spires
Charles Bridge before the storm
Church of Mother of God before Týn

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Categories: Czech Republic ~ Prague ~ panorama ~ summer

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Prague - city of a 100 Spires
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Bee on Lavender
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Speckled Bush-cricket
Blue mint beetle
Underside of a blue mint beetle
Ant
Amara bifrons
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Knautia macedonica
Love makes colorblind
Mittlerer Schwanenweiher
Tabakfarbiger Schmalbock
Fly
Ants and lice
Ladybug and lice
Ameisen-Sackkäfer
Grüne Distelwanze
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In the inner circle
Speckled Bush-cricket
Water drops on pink poppy
Western conifer seed bug
Bug on Bell Flower
Brown Bug on white blossom
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Green shield bug
Hoverfly
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Brown bug on leaf
Water drop spheres
Gonzo
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Yet another brown bug
Yet another red eyed fly
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Water marbles
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Schachbrett-Marienkäfer
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White spotted rose beetle
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Fly on yellow flower
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Tabakfarbiger Schmalbock
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Fly on yellow flower
Crying fly
Fly on yellow flower
Vernal Shieldbug
Floral Fireworks
Flower after the rain
Bee on Echinacea
Bienenwolf
Yet yet another fly
Alien
Caterpillar on Echinacea
Bee on Echinacea
Just orange
Water drops on petals
Yellow spider
Shiny bug
Green bug
Hover fly on cornflower
Another Hover Fly
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Mushroom
Ants
Clouds seen from Walberla
Before sunset over Marloffstein
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