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In Cesky Krumlov, in the Czech Republic, a number of medieval buildings had murals or sgrafitto pained on their facades. It certainly catches your attention walking through this Worl Heritage Site.

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  • Thomas Eggert
    Thomas Eggertalmost 2 years ago

    Beautiful art work on the wall…..Well captured :)

  • thanks thomas
    this town is centuries old, and pieces like this one can be found wandering the streets

    – phil decocco

  • Peter Stratton
    Peter Strattonalmost 2 years ago

    This brings to mind my tours of the Tower of London, Hampton Court Palace, and Woburn Abby and all the massive paintings, (12′ × 20′ or more), and more midieval armament of every kind you would ever care to see. This is in amazingly good condition, considering exposure to the elements. Gives the tourists what they want!

  • thanks
    it was amazing to see this art and its condition ,as you said, still there through wind, rain, etc.

    – phil decocco

  • jules572
    jules572almost 2 years ago

    These wall murals add to the charm of the old buildings and always catch the eye of the traveler. Well preserved….Jules

  • thanks jules
    there were several such pieces of wall art in this old town

    – phil decocco

  • Gilberte
    Gilbertealmost 2 years ago

    Eyecatching façade eternalized by the photographer!

  • gilberte
    aw shucks!! There you go again, making me blush! Thanks for that!

    – phil decocco

  • lynn carter
    lynn carteralmost 2 years ago

    amazing find Phil xx

  • thanks lynn
    part of why UNESCO made it a world heritage site.

    – phil decocco

    JUSTARTalmost 2 years ago

    great shot

  • sylvia
    many thanks

    – phil decocco

  • Mary Sedici
    Mary Sedicialmost 2 years ago

    February 25th, 2013
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  • mary
    many thanks for selecting this for the permanent features gallery. An Honor!

    – phil decocco

  • Janie. D
    Janie. Dalmost 2 years ago

    15th March 2013

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