Inter-American Institute

providing images for education since 1988


The images of Prague and Kutna Hora presented in the gallery were taken in September, 2011, and are selected samples from the thousands of the born digital photographs of the various sites in this collection, including the Gothic Cathedral of Santa Barbara with its spectacular main alter and Ossuary at Kutna Hora near Prague. Various important religious buildings in Prague are also included, such as the neo-Gothic Cathedral of St. Vitus, the Baroque Church of St. Nicholas, the Old New Synagogue (the oldest standing synagogue in Europe), the Jerusalem Synagogue, the Spanish Synagogue and Museum of Jewish History, and the Klausen Synagogue and Cemetery, Also included are numerous late 19th century and early 20th century examples of the Secession movement architecture and Arte Nouveau style buildings and ornament throughout the old parts of the city.