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Location: old town square, Prague, Czech Republic
Beautiful St. Nicholas Church at the Old Town Square was completed in 1735. It replaced a parish church, mentioned in records dating back as early as 1273.
St. Nicholas is a Baroque church, decorated with sculptures by Antonín Braun. The interior design was inspired by the chapel of St. Louis-des-invalides in Paris. The delicate stucco decoration was executed by Bernardo Spinetti, and the frescos are by Peter Adam the Elder.
After the war, St. Nicholas was handed over to the Czech Hussite movement, with whom it remains today. It now serves as both a church and a magnificent venue for classical concerts.
Date taken: 20.04.2012
Camera: Canon EOS 450D
Lens: Canon EF-S 17-55mm f/2.8 IS USM
1/1250s * F/9.0 * 17mm * ISO400