City wall of Třeboň

City wall of Třeboň

The old town wall of Třeboň offers this romantic view. The walls saw their construction in the years 1525 – 1527. Another attraction of the city is its marketplace. The buildings lining the square date back to the 16th century as well.

Christmas market in Brno

Christmas market in Brno (Czech Republic)

View of a Christmas market in Brno, the 2nd largest city of Czech Republic. In the background one can see the tower of the old town hall.

Candles for Václav Havel

Candles for Václav Havel

4 days before my visit in Brno the essayist and politician Václav Havel died. Many places in the city were covered with candles, photos, letters and even drawings. It’s impressive to see that a person has found its place in the hearts of the people, isn’t it? It reminds me of we all should do something to find our place in someones heart.

The strange clock of Brno

Public clock of Brno, Czech Republic

On my walk through Brno I came across this strange clock. The story behind this clock refers to an episode in the history of the city. Which strange public clocks do you know?

Beautiful ceiling in Brno

Beautiful ceiling in Brno, Czech Republic

If one dare to look through open doors of buildings built in 19th century one often get awarded by seeing wonderful ceilings and staircases. For example I saw this wonderful ceiling behind a door in Brno, Czech Republic.

Marvellous facades in Brno

Storefront 1 in Brno, Czech Republic

Some facades I came across near the railway station of Brno. In cities with railway stations built around 1900 one can see a lot of fascinating architecture near these stations. Therefore I love to stroll around these quarters and to take photos like these ones.

Storefront 2 in Brno, Czech Republic
Storefront 3 in Brno, Czech Republic
Storefront 4 in Brno, Czech Republic
Storefront 5 in Brno, Czech Republic
Storefront 6 in Brno, Czech Republic

Manhole cover in Tabor

Manhole cover in Tabor, Czech Republic

A manhole cover in Tabor, Czech Republic. It shows the coat of arms of the city. By the way an interesting sight of the city are the tunnels below the town. More…