Posts Tagged ‘Vinohrady’

Wednesday
September
5th
2007
9:29 am

My New(ish) Neighborhood

So, now that I’m settling kinda sorta permanently (well for a year or so anyway) in Prague, I’ve taken a new apartment, a shared flat, in Vinohrady, near Náměstí Míru.

I continue to be fascinated by the colors and ornamentation of the buildings. The three buildings I can see from out my bedroom window:


And more buildings from a random walking tour around my neighborhood:




In a very different mood, there’s this, the Žižkov TV Tower:

The Church of the Sacred Heart is also kinda sorta in my neighborhood. It’s a relatively modern church, having been completed in 1932. One of its most noteworthy features is the transparent clock in the tower (which unfortunately you can’t see from the angle at which this picture was taken):

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