The Rudolfinum, the building at left, is a famous concert hall, with statues of various composers adorning its rooftop balconies.
The main white building in the center is St. Nicholas Church, a beautiful Hussite cathedral and concert hall.
Having just rotated the guard, this guardsman scans the crowd. Mostly me.
The side entrance of the St. Vitus Cathedral, complete with clocks, spires, stained glass, nativity scene, and gargoyles.
The St. Vitus Cathedral and surrounding buildings - a truly massive Gothic cathedral.
The inscription over the Matthias entrance to the Prague Castle. Translated (I think): Matthias, elected Roman emperor, king of Hungary and Bohemia, dedicated 1614.
A guardsman stands his post outside of the castle grounds, protected slightly from the snow in his small house.
The castle-side entrance to the Charles Bridge, as busy as ever.
This kiosk still sells bridge art, but branches to other topics as well, including peace and love.
Beautiful accordion melodies drift from the end of the bridge, issued from this blind musician, playing on through the snow.
St. Ludmilla teaches St. Wenceslas, namesake of Wenceslas Square, spreading the Bible.
The imagery depicts a saint sleeping below the Charles Bridge, either in memoriam or protection.
Riverfront buildings lead back to the magnificent castle complex in the northernmost portion of Praha 1.
St. Francis Xavier in silhouette, converting various princes to Christianity.
St. Anne, the Virgin Mary's mother, holding baby Jesus.
This kiosk sells nothing but images of the Charles Bridge - while you're standing on the Charles Bridge.
The Bridge Band, a 5-piece group including banjo, clarinet, trumpet, bass, and percussion, plays for tips on the Charles Bridge.
St. Bernard, right, kneels before the Virgin Mary and her angels.
Before a believer stops to pray, he ensures his dog is warm and comfortable.
A view of the length of the Charles Bridge from the tower on the Old Town side, with the Prague Castle top right. The 516 meter bridge holds 30 different statues or figures.
The Vltava bridge leading to the Metronome is flanked by tall angelic pillars on either side.
The Vltava riverfront, which separates the castle and Lesser Town from Old Town, the Jewish Quarter, and New Town. Three bridges, including the famous Charles Bridge, cross the river.