Enjoy a lazy stroll on this oldest preserved bridge of Prague. Look at the various street artists performing. At night this bridge presents a beautiful picture of Prague.
When to visit:
january - december
00:00 - 23:59 Everyday
Try to visit the Charles Bridge early in the morning, before crowds arrive. | Crowds are almost not-existent during the winter months (except for the Christmas period), so hotels are cheaper.
Charles Bridge is the oldest preserved bridge in Prague. From 1883, there used to be horse trams passing across the bridge, replaced in 1905 by electrical line. In order to preserve the artistic view of the bridge and not to ruin it by wires leading at the top, Frantisek Křižík came with a special line through the bridge deck. Yet the heavy carriages vibrated the construction, and thus were replaced by buses in 1908.
Charles Bridge is the most imporant tourist attraction in Prague. Mornings are usually crowded, visit in the dawn will allow you to soak in the atmosphere and beauty of this bridge. Street performances are common view here.
Heading from the Old Town Bridge Tower to Lesser Town ON THE LEFT, there are the following sculptures: St. Ivo St. Barbara, Margaret and Elisabet Pieta (Bewailing of Christ) St. Joseph with baby Jesus St. Francis Xaverius St. Christopher St. Francis Borgia St. Ludmila with little Vaclav St. Francis of Seraphim St. Vincent of Ferrer and St. Prokop St. Nicholas of Tolentino St. Luthgard or The Dream of St. Luthgard St. John of Matha, Felix of Valois and Ivan St. Václav
Heading from the Old Town Bridge Tower to Lesser Town ON THE RIGHT, there are the following sculptures: Madonna and St. Bernard Bearded man Madonna, St. Dominic and St. Thomas Aquinas Calvary, Holy Crucifix St. Anna St. Cyril and Methodius St. John the Baptist St. Norbert, Václav and Sigismund St. John of Nepomuk St. Anthony of Padua St. Jude ThaddeusSt. Augustine St. CajetanSt. Philip Benitius St. Vitus St. Cosmas a Damian with Salvatore
Karlův most Karlův most Praha 1 Hlavní město Praha Hlavní město Praha Czechia 110 00
Václav Havel Airport Prague
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