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Architecture in Prague: Homes Along the Vltava

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Buildings cluster along a shallow branch of the Vltava River in Prague.
Buildings along the Vltava River in Prague, Czech Republic

Buildings along the Vltava River in Prague, Czech Republic

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During the 16th century, pragmatic industrial buildings sprang up on Kampa Island, known today as Little Venice. More elaborate homes along the Vltava River have the characteristically Czech hooded dormers.

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