P for Prašná brána / Powder Tower / Prague

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The Powder Tower or Powder Gate is a Gothic tower in Prague, Czech Republic. It is one of the original city gates, dating back to the 11th century. It is one of the symbols of Prague, leading into the Old Town.  It is located in  náměstí Republiky 5, just around the corner from the Municipal House. It was used to store gunpowder.  Wikipedia

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Have you been to Prague? Did you climb up the Powder Tower?