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Wiki Loves Monuments 2012: the Czech finalists

Gymnázium Josefa Kajetána Tyla, 1st place, Wiki Loves Monuments 2012, Czech Republic

Photographers in the Czech Republic uploaded over 17,000 photographs as part of the 2012 Wiki Loves Monuments contest. Of the 398 photographers that submitted images, 3 talented individuals won the top three spots from a diverse pool of monument photographs.

First place went to a black and white photograph of the Gymnasium of Josef Kajetan, with the statue The Winner in the foreground. Second place went to a photograph of an iron works plant in the industrial city of Vitkovice, and third place went to a shot of a statue of St. John of Nepomuk, one of the patron saints of the Czech Republic.

To learn more about Wiki Loves Monuments, visit and be sure to check out the other winning photographs from the Czech Republic. The international grand prize photograph and other winners will be announced on Monday, 3 December 2012.

Alice Roberts, Communications Intern

Ironworks, 2nd place, Wiki Loves Monuments 2012, Czech Republic

St. John of Nepomuk, 3rd place, Wiki Loves Monuments 2012, Czech Republic

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