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Charles Bridge (Karluv Most)

Address: Between Mala Strana and the Old Town, Prague 11000, Czech Republic (Praha 1)
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Type: Bridges, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Sights & Landmarks
Activities: Walking, City walk sightseeing
Fee: No
Owner description: Connecting the Old town with Lesser Town, this popular pedestrian...
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Type: Bridges, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Sights & Landmarks
Activities: Walking, City walk sightseeing
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: Connecting the Old town with Lesser Town, this popular pedestrian bridge is filled with musicians, painters, vendors and tourists during the summertime.
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Austin, Texas, United States
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74 reviews 74 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015 NEW

This is worth your time. The crowds are not terrible for a touristy place and the view is stunning in every direction.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015 NEW

Just walk slow amd enjoy the special atmosphere. No cars are alowd. If you are a Jesus lover, you are in for a special experience.

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London, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015 NEW

Very beautiful. don't pay those stupid guides trying to sell you a tour, they will rush you and can't tell you more then whats on Wiki.

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Burry Port, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015 NEW

Certainly one of the 'must see' locations in Prague both by day and, when illuminated, by night. Early morning visits are to be recommended as it is a major tourist attraction and can get very crowded later, especially as most people linger on the bridge for some time taking photographs, examining the statues, touching the plaques and admiring the view.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015 NEW

Not too packed on a January evening so able to admire the architecture and views and minimal hawkers etc.

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Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 NEW

Simply breath taking, the Charles bridge was initially destined not to be finished until the population of Czech Republic rallied together to provide supplies, even wine and eggs to bond the cement together to finish the bridge. It has been untouched by World wars due to opposing leaders love for the bridge and what it stands for. Although all the... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 NEW

There are many beautiful places in Prague-- I do not understand why there are so many photographers on this bridge. I was told by some of the locals that during summer it may take as long as an hour to cross the bridge due to all of the tourists (in January it takes me about 3 minutes if I am... More 

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Centreville, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 NEW

The Charles Bridge is wonderful - must be seen when visiting Praha! We were there on a cold rainy day and it was still beautiful - and crowded... The people of Prague must love their bridge. Wonderful views of the city from there...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 NEW

Crossing Charles Brigde at night offers an impresive and unique view of the Castle and the Cathedral.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

Lots of artists on the bridge as well as some musicians. Also a great place for people watching and taking photos.

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