Praha: Vyšehrad - Bazilika svatého Petra a Pavla Basilica of St. Peter and Paul

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Basilica of St Peter and St Paul
The Basilica of St Peter and St Paul is a neo-Gothic church in Vyšehrad fortress in Prague, Czech Republic.
Originally founded in 1070-1080 by the Czech King Vratislav II, the Romanesque basilica suffered a fire in the year 1249 and has been rebuilt in gothic and later in neo-Gothic style. The basilica features an impressive stone mosaic above its entry, and its twin 58 m towers can be seen atop a hill to the south from along the Vltava River in central Prague.
Behind the church is located large park and Vyšehrad cemetery, the final resting place of many famous Czechs, including author Karel Čapek. In 2003 the church was elevated to basilica by Pope John Paul II.

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Comments (130)

Петар Бојић on July 21, 2014

Excellent b&w composition!


Greetings, Petar

Jan Sognnes on September 3, 2014

Wonderful B&W capture of the church!


Greetings, Jan

Jabrus on September 17, 2014

Bonita captura. Buen trabajo. Like.

Zabb Csaba on October 9, 2014

Moc pěkné foto a kvalitní práce, Přemku. YSL

Zdraví Csaba

Michail Bakker on October 22, 2014

Beautiful b&w picture and church, Premysl! L+F and best wishes from Canada to the Czech Republic!

Antonio** on December 28, 2014

very fine picture, LIKE

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Robert Głowacki on January 12, 2015

Beautiful shot



Anna Stasielowicz on January 27, 2015

Fantastic photo, very nicely done. L&F

Greetings, Anna

ériimi on April 1, 2015

Wonderful picture, excellent B&W photo! LIKE & Favorite.

greetings, Imre

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