The Prague Castle, a symbol of the Czech lands, was founded in the 9th Century and is the largest castle complex in the world.
At the Locks of Love, couples pledge their love and commitment to each other by attaching a lock to the bars of a gate over the canal in the Mala Strana district and then toss the key into the water below.
On Kampa Island you will find The house At the Blue Fox, which was built around the year 1700.
The Old Jewish Cemetery dates back to the 15th Century. When the cemetery ran out of space, new soil was placed on the graves and the old tombstones were then placed on the new layer of soil. There are now 12 layers of graves, explaining why the tombstones are so close to each other.
Franz Kafka was born and lived in the Old Town area of Prague and there is now a museum there dedicated to him.
Outdoor sculpture, most of which is politically themed, can be found everywhere in Prague.
The Charles Bridge crosses the Vltava River and connects the Lesser Quarter and the Old Town. First constructed in the 14th century, it is lined with 30 statues, and is pedestrian only. It is also tourist central, lined with people with cameras day and night.
I usually am looking down when I travel, hoping to spot some found objects to bring back for my artwork. However in Prague I was always looking up because you never knew what you might see.
Old Town Square is ringed by stunning churches and ancient buildings. It dates back to the 12th century is was originally the central marketplace in Prague.
The Lennon Wall is in the Mala Strana district and has been an ongoing shrine to John Lennon since his death in 1980. Its many layers are filled with lyrics, drawings, and sentiments all related to Lennon. And I will admit, it made me feel a bit closer to my home in NYC!