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Charles Bridge

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Stare Mesto (Old Town)
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Address: Karluv most, Prague 11000, Czech Republic
Phone Number: 0745746632
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Fee: No
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Connecting the Old town with Lesser Town, this popular pedestrian bridge is...

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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Prague highlight.

This is a wonderful site with great people watching along with beautiful views of the city and the Vltava River.

5 of 5 starsReviewed today
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San Jose, California
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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

This is a wonderful site with great people watching along with beautiful views of the city and the Vltava River.

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Savannah, Georgia
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Stroll down while looking at statues and beautiful views. This is the place you want to take pics and stroll slowly. Music feels the air by local great orchestra artists!

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
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It is really impressive bridge so beautiful and old the only things is that it was so crowded of tourist in the afternoon that you feel like in a tubes in rush hours and it made it difficult to make photos and appreciate the architecture. It is a masterpiece but I will advise as locales do, to go before 9... More 

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The history of this bridge is brilliant, just looks like a tourist attraction now but what a bridge, very easy to waste an hour getting across.

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This is another highlight of visiting Prague - you have to walk across its full length to appreciate the views from both sides of the river.

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You must visit the Charles Bridge if you visit Prague.It is one of the most attractive areas in the city.The views from the bridge was very amazing.

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The best of 14th century craftsmanship is on displat with this spectacular bridge. Once in the middle, you get some spectacular views of the caste, the president's home, amazing river views transporting you back in time. My advice is to go early morning to experience it best-- once it is afternoon, all of the tourists from the castle wander down... More 

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Nice view with touristy people. Worth to walk through - once. Keep hold of your bag and reserve a lot of time. Good walk to the other side of the river though, might find some good dining places and a nice ride to the top of the hill. Lots of artists and musicians.

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Charles Bridge is one thing you have to do whilst in Pagie. Chances are you will want to cross the river so why not take the pedestrian only route. In the day time it has a bunch of painters etc. touting their wares and at night offers a great view of the illuminated castle. What more can be said about... More 

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Everyone going t Prague needs to go and walk across the Charles bridge. It is rich in history and has a number of significant statues on it and one is good luck to touch and another means you will return to Prague if you touch it. You can climb the towers of the bridge and you get an excellent view... More 

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Stare Mesto (Old Town)
One of the oldest neighborhoods in town represents the medieval heart of Prague. It’s no surprise it is bustling with tourists every time of day. Križovnický square, overlooking Charles Bridge with Prague Castle in the background, is probably the most beautiful square in the city. Its unique historical atmosphere of gothic houses and churches, cobblestone streets and squares, and stone towers blend together with the modern era. A vast array of bars, restaurants, dance clubs, international brand shops, galleries and hotels bring life to the old city. With its charming and picturesque cobblestone streets, the nightlife and parties will surely be unforgettable.
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