Bridges , Romantic , Iconic Sites
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.
About Contact Location
About Contact Location
event_available When to visit: january - december
access_time Timing:
00:00 - 23:59 Everyday
hourglass_empty Duration: 0.5 hours
account_balance_wallet Entry Fee: Free
info Tips: 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

Location

Karlův most Karlův most Praha 1 Hlavní město Praha Hlavní město Praha Czechia 110 00
City center: Prague
Nearest airport: Václav Havel Airport Prague

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