"Praha: Almost too beautiful to be real!" Prague by acemj
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I've heard that this place was influential in some of the architectural designs at Disneyland. If you ask me, that's an insult to Prague! Disneyland is a land of make believe, a product of the mind of one man named Walt. Prague is the product of time. Hundreds of years of lives lived in its environs, of meals cooked, of babies birthed, of histories unfolded, all of which mark it indelibly with a character with which Uncle Walt's world cannot compete.
The streets of Prague (or Praha) are worn. Walking through Old Town, I began to wonder if the wear and tear was due to the age of the place or all of the many tourists that the fall of Communism has ushered in. Nevertheless, it is not the street surface that will draw your attention. The entire city is like a giant tapestry, perfectly varied in its design, full of a splendid array of outstanding and exemplary architecture. Gothic towers, Baroque facades, and Romanesque columns surround you as you weave your way through the twisting streets of Old Town.
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