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So again, first group of photos is from the downtown of my hometown. (Brno, Czech rep.)



Next four photos are from the catacombs under my hometown. That historical relics, which you
can see on the photos, are from the 12th century.




Next four photos are from the city called Roznov, which is located maybe 40 km outside of
my homewtown. Photos, which you can see, are from the historical minitown(inside of Roznov),
which ilustrates how people lived in my country in 16th century.




Historical houses in Beskydy mountains.



Guys, in this set of photos you may find one picture from the city from absolutely another
state. That city is one of the most famous city in EUROPE. Determining of that photo shouldn't
be so hard, but I'm curious if you will recognize which city it is and where it is from
(location in that city)...:-)))


Best Regards

JCD
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Hello JCDenton,

Thanks for your photos. they are really great. I have a few questions in my mind. I wll be happy if you can reply.

1- What was the first statue built for and why does the woman have 12 stars on her head?

2- What is that book in the second row?

3-I saw religious figures on some houses. Why do those houses have them but not the other houses?

4-What is that man doing on the roof in the second photo at the last row?
Hi JCD
I liked the historic houses in particular. I think I could live in one of them if it were located on a lake in Central Finland and I could use it as my summer house. I would of course have to build a sauna in it!
CB
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Hi Doll,

Thanks..:-). Ahh, you're right, I should have to write some notes about that relics. Of course.
Ok, here we go...:-))

"1- What was the first statue built for?"

That statue was made in the year 1729 and it illustrates the "Christian Trinity". I'm not so educated in that kind of stuff (my grandma is!.:-), but as far as I know "Christian Trinity" symbolizes three persons: The Father (father of Jesus Christ), the Son (Jesus Christ) and the Holy Spirit. And according the Trinity doctrine, "The God" exists eternally in these three persons. Btw "Holy spirit" is that big gold star, which you can see on that photo.

"2- why does the woman have 12 stars on her head"

Statue of that woman is being called "Immaculata", which seems to be the latin term for the virgin woman. That woman on that statue is Virgin Mary, the Mother of Jesus Christ. Interesting is that she conceived him through the Holy Spirit, at least according the Christian dogma. And although she gave a birth to Jesus Christ, saint legend says that she was virgin.That's the reason why "Immaculata" (virgin woman)..:-) That 12 stars around her head symbolizes aureola. I'm not sure about the meaning of that number, but I think it's an allusion to the "Twelve Apostles". These guys were the followers of Jesus Chris. Wow, my grandma tought me very well..:-)

3- What is that book in the second row?

It's the book of the Christian psalms.

4-I saw religious figures on some houses. Why do those houses have them but not the other houses?

Photos three and four from the third group are showing an old Church from 16th century. Other buildings are just houses, where people lived.

5-What is that man doing on the roof in the second photo at the last row?

:-)). One of the owners of the buildings, which you can on that photos, told us that there was a really strong storm the day before we arrived, so the guy on the roof was probably repairing that house.

Greetings to Turkey!!

Best Regards

JCD

PS: CB, good idea about that house near a lake. Let me then know, if you decide to buy it...:-))))
Thanks for the information.
You're welcome, Doll...:-)

Btw no tips regarding that photo, which is there absolutely wrong? I repeat, that photo illustrates an royal palace, which is located in one of the most famous city in europe..(like Rome, Istanbul, Paris...)...And I wanna know, which city it is and what palace it is...:-)))) Now it's going to be easy, I guess..:-))

Best Regards

JCD
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Is it the fifth photo in the first group?
DollIs it the fifth photo in the first group?

I agree with Doll. It's been taken in Saint James's Park (or maybe in Saint James' Park), London.
Hi Tanit and Doll,

Yes, exactly! . It's the fifth photo in the first group and the palace, which you can see on that photo, is Buckingham Palace in London.... I must say that it was the most impressive palace I have ever visited. Really nice. Most of all, I enjoyed the guard switch....UK guys, you have beautiful capital city!

Btw I can post more photos from London, if you want...:-).

Best Regards

JCD
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