The Charles Bridge, Prague, The Czech Republic. One of the most famous historic bridges in the world and Europe, the Charles Bridge crosses the Vltava river in the heart of the city. Commissioned by King Charles IV in the 14th century, the constructions finished in the 15th century. It is believed that king himself laid the first stone.
The Charles Bridge, which is 621 m long, is claimed to be one of the most beautiful Gothic buildings in the world. Moreover, it is famous for the 30 Baroque statues, depicting saints, that are situated on the balustrade. The bridge connects Prague Castle with the Old Town and is considered to be one of the most romantic places in the city, visited by thousands of tourists every day.
Why to go there?
Historic architecture, the most famous bridge, the most popular site in Prague.
When to go there?
All year round.
How to get there?
By foot while strolling around Prague and its beautiful Old Town.
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Lead photo by Abinayan Parthiban
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