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The Astronomical Clock - Prague

Posted by
: Helen : (Helen is photographing in, Australia) on 15 July 2011 in Art & Design.

The Astronomical clock was designed and built by by clockmaker Mikuláš of Kadaň and Jan Šindel in 1410 and later repaired by Jan Šindel. This medieval wonder sis in the city square of Prague. A ceremony occurs each time it chimes the hour. You might enjoy watching this video of the Orloj's 600th anniversary.

Canon EOS 40D 1/640 second F/9.0 ISO 500 60 mm

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---------Photo-Spice---------- from Konstanz, Germany

Nice, the gold's realy jump out of the image here.

JH

15 Jul 2011 9:21am

@---------Photo-Spice----------: Thanks for your visit and comment Jespah

CElliottUK from Reading, United Kingdom

It is an amazing thing

15 Jul 2011 10:38am

janina from Melbourne, Australia

Mmmm...the Sun is in Taurus, my star sign (if you go in for that sort of thing)! Great shot...nicely crisp with the detail. ^_^

18 Jul 2011 7:46am