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A Travel Blog entry by kngrayson from Prague, Czech Republic
... Old Town Square, Old Town Hall and the famous astronomical clock, New Town Prague, the Jewish Quarter, and Church of the Virgin Mary Before Tyn, among many other landmarks. I would definitely say that it was my favorite part of visiting Prague! After ...
A Travel Blog entry by jenwojnarowicz from Prague, Bohemia, Czech Republic
... and it was still breath taking when we left. There are 3 main monuments that can be seen from the square: The church of the Virgin Mary before Tyn which looks like an awesome castle, the statue of Yan Hus with the greenish tint, and the Town Hall which ...
A Travel Blog entry by nusheen from Prague, Bohemia, Czech Republic
... shops. Eventually we came to the central plaza where we saw the Old Town Hall and Astronomical Clock; you can't miss The Church of the Virgin Mary before Tyn across the plaza. Next we stopped into the Church of St. Nicholas, as we wound our way ...
A Travel Blog entry by red_gamer from Prague, Bohemia, Czech Republic
... up gold from their supply of smelly powders and magicians in search of the philosopher's stone on his payroll. From the Virgin Mary who athletically caught three Catholics thrown from a tower window, to the English seer who translated bird warbles for ...
A Travel Blog entry by jeffdavis152 from Prague, Hlavní město Praha, Czech Republic
... came to a small church with ornate statues guarding the entrance. This church had a legend that said here was a statue of the Virgin Mary with a golden heart-piece. A thief came along and tried to take the heart-piece, but as he reached out ...
A Travel Blog entry by srb013 from Prague, Czech Republic
... . Closed for "technical difficulties" my a**. We walked down towards the Old Town and Charles Bridge. We passed a monument of the Virgin Mary, built by the Czechs for protection from the plague. Our first sight on the old bridge: ...
A Travel Blog entry by melissa2010 from Prague, Bohemia, Czech Republic
... 400 years. The story behind this mummified arm is that a long time ago a thief tried to steal a jeweled necklace from the statue of the Virgin Mary. The legend says that the Virgin grabbed his arm and held on so tightly, that when found the next day, the ...
A Travel Blog entry by tezzatravels from Prague, Bohemia, Czech Republic
... into St James' Church, done in early Baroque style. It contains 'the hand' of a person who had tried to rob the necklace of the Virgin Mary, a spirit cutting his hand off. It is still hanging for public display [and warning?]. Karla also gave some eating ...
A Travel Blog entry by pandasphere from Prague, Bohemia, Czech Republic
... - the inside is decorated in a very elaborate Baroque style and there is a shriveled human arm hanging inside the church. The story says that a statue of the Virgin Mary grabbed the arm of man who tried to steal her necklace and the only way to detach the ...
A Travel Blog entry by cytravel from Prague, Bohemia, Czech Republic
... Tyn Church with it's impressive spires was the first to great us. The setting sun was gleaming off a bas relief of the virgin Mary. This was probably pretty impressive to the peasants a few hundred years ago. It impressed us. The ...
A Travel Blog entry by melwyn_miranda from Prague, Bohemia, Czech Republic
... their constant efforts and toil with ploughing fields and the collection of crops all the year long. They come to thank the Holy Virgin Mary, or in other words the Black Madonna-this historic national shrine. The Harvest Festival is accompanied by local ...
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