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Charles Bridge in Prague, Czech Republic

 
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Distance from city center: 3.7mi
Wazling's pictureby Wazling Sightseeing travel tip
added on the 4th of October, 2010
If you make a must see list before you go to Prague, Charles Bridge has to be on your list. This wonderful Gothic bridge was ordered by Holy Roman Emperor Charles IV and built in 1357. Now it's a pedestrian area and is a meeting spot of art and souvenir vendors of the city.

Charles Bridge connects Mala Strana district with the Old Town. It's also very busy almost all the time, so if you want less people and more peace, go at night and enjoy the wonderful lights. Also great for a romantic meeting. ;)

Address:
Malá, 162 00 Prague 6, Czech Republic

Price:
Free.

Opening Hours:
All the time.

On the web:
http://www.laterna.cz/

 
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zsoldicsa's picture
zsoldicsa wrote on Oct 5, 2010 0:18:
Love the street musicians around Charles Bridge, they make the place even more artsy.Reply
 
 
 
 
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