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What to see in Prague

What to see in Prague. The old town square, Charles bridge, Prague Castle.

The Czech capital of Prague is in Central Europe, and is, like, the border between East and West. No wonder “Praha” means “threshold”. The rich history of the city affected the abundance of attractions. Today we tell only about the most significant places of Old Prague, which can be easily explored on foot; the shoes are comfortable not sure.

The old town square in Prague

Old Prague called Old town. And the center of Stare mesto is the old town square. In ΧΙΙΙ century here was located the Old market. The area is interesting not only in itself, but the fact that it is a concentrated mass of attractions. Initial inspection will take at least a few hours.

On the square is the old town hall. After the reconstruction after the Second World War it looks like two buildings connected together. The town hall tower which has a height of about 70 meters, opened to the public. It offers wonderful views of the city. The tower has an astronomical clock – Prague Orloj, which in itself is a wonderful attraction. Watches are not just watches, but a planetarium. Watches consist of many parts, main of which are:

astronomical disks, showing the position of the Sun and moon moving every hour the figures of the apostles and other characters of the dial with medallions, meaning months

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Gothic architecture

The Gothic style mainly manifested in the architecture of temples, cathedrals, churches, monasteries. Developed on the basis of romance. more specifically Burgundian architecture. Unlike the Romanesque style with its round arches, massive walls and small Windows, typical of Gothic arches with a pointed top, a narrow and high towers and columns, the richly decorated facade with carved details (winery. the tympanums. the archivolt ), and multi-color stained glass Lancet Windows. All the style elements that emphasize the vertical.

In Gothic architecture distinguish 3 stages of development: early, Mature (high Gothic), and late.

The Church of the monastery of Saint-Denis, designed by Abbot Suger. considered the first Gothic architectural structure. In its construction were removed many pillars and interior walls, and the Church has become more graceful look compared to Romanesque “fortress of God”. As a sample, in most cases, took the chapel Send-Chapelle in Paris.

From Ile-de-France (France) Gothic architectural style spread in Western, Central and southern Europe to Germany. England, etc. In Italy he reigned long, and, as a “barbaric style” quickly gave way to the Renaissance ; and since he came here from Germany, it is still called “stile tedesco” — German style.

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Ancient Egypt

Cultural Studies, The Pyramids . Report Abstract, synopsis In the dunes near the step pyramid of Djoser discovered two unfinished two-step pyramid .

Ahet – Khufu( Horizon of Khufu ), as it is called, was built for the son of Snefru Pharaoh Khufu ( Cheops ) the architect and the chief building Hamina.

The Pyramids Of Egypt

Cultural Studies, The Pyramids Of Egypt . Abstract. same layout of the burial chambers ; it is possible that it was immediately conceived as a structure . directly related to the main pyramid ie as well.

a kind of link between topped by a pyramid with the mastaba and the pyramid form itself . what has the so-called North tomb of this Pharaoh .

Pyramids of ancient Egypt . as a monument to the vanity and cruelty of Oriental despotism

Art and culture, the Pyramids of ancient Egypt . as a monument to the vanity and cruelty of Oriental despotism, Abstract. pyramid PYRAMID of ANCIENT EGYPT – a monument to the VANITY AND CRUELTY of the ORIENTAL DESPOT 1. In the shadow of the pyramids 2. The history of the pyramids 3. Knowledge of the ancient Egyptians.

A MONUMENT TO THE VANITY AND CRUELTY OF THE ORIENTAL DESPOT 1. In the shadow of the pyramids One hot summer day in 1867, mark TWAIN, then a young newspaper.

Ancient Egypt . In the shadow of the pyramids .

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Gothic cathedrals of France
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Architecture of ancient civilizations of America
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What to see in Prague
What to see in Prague. The old town square, Charles bridge, Prague Castle. The Czech capital of Prague is in Central Europe, and is, like, the border between East and…

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