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Radnické schody is a stairway in Hradčany, connecting Nerudova street below with Loretánská street above. The name means The Town Hall Stairway and it's derived from the former town hall of Hradčany (before merging the four towns of prague into a single city). The stairway is approximately 100 metres long and 127 steps and a height of 30 metres.

It is quite a pictoresque nook, because the stairway winds between old buildings and is even bridged over by one. At the lower end of the stairway there are statues of Saint Joseph with baby Jesus and Saint John of Nepomuk.

It's in fact a street, accessible only for pedestrians due to the steps. Radnické schody were built in 1663 to replace former steep road. The place was sometimes called also "Butchers' Hill" or "Meat shops hill" because there were several butcheries on the stairway.

Today, instead of butcheries, you'll find a pleasant café there.

ΞSSΞ®®Ξ, teekay72, Steve-h, and 342 other people added this photo to their favorites.

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  1. OctavioBJ 40 months ago | reply

    This is fantastic!
    Depth, light, sharpeness.....

  2. ExpressionOfJoy 40 months ago | reply

    Beautiful capture Phillip! The lighting is inviting and the long range of view is wonderful! Hope all is well! Have a wonderful day, old friend ;)

  3. Heaven`s Gate (John) 40 months ago | reply

    Excellent night shot . Our hotel was just down the hill on the left hand side ! It was SOOOO cold when we went for new years eve !

  4. Luko* 40 months ago | reply

    beautiful colors, great shot !!

  5. ppppbear 40 months ago | reply

    喜欢~(*@ο@*) 哇~

  6. zielonogorzanka 40 months ago | reply

    piekny nastroj ! To zolto-zlote swiatlo jest genialne !!!

  7. squadritoro 40 months ago | reply

    Molto bella...bravo !...

  8. Andrea Rock 40 months ago | reply

    so beautiful!

  9. I am Şah 40 months ago | reply

    superbbb..
    congrats

  10. hoy:mp 40 months ago | reply

    great image

  11. kseng2000 40 months ago | reply

    Great concept...good extreme contrasts speak for itself. Wonderful!

  12. Rebecca Ang 39 months ago | reply

    Lovely night shot - great composition and light!

  13. eggii 39 months ago | reply

    Fantastic

  14. curapajznik 39 months ago | reply

    great composition and nice Prague

  15. KrabbyCZ 27 months ago | reply

    Oh I'm sad now, the pro and famous photographer was in Prague and I didn't knew it :( But good job anyway! Great colors :)

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