Step into the world of medieval Prague with a stroll across pedestrian-friendly Charles Bridge. Completed in 1402, the bridge replaced an older structure and became a major commercial link between eastern and western Europe. For nearly four centuries, this Gothic structure was also the only connection between the city's old town and the growing residential neighborhoods on the other side of the Vltava River. The bridge rests on 16 arches and spans 621 m (2,037 ft), featuring a continuous alley of 30 statues depicting saints venerated at the turn of the 18th century, when they became the structure's main decorative elements. Plan to visit Charles Bridge and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Prague attractions using our Prague visit planning app.
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Tours to Charles Bridge
$41 BOOK WITH VIATOR Prague Castle Walking Tour Including Admission Tickets
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
$57 BOOK WITH VIATOR Best of Prague: City Walking Tour, Boat Cruise, and Typical Czech Lunch
Duration: 6 hours
$31 BOOK WITH VIATOR Prague Walking Tour of Old Town, Charles Bridge and Prague Castle
Duration: 3 hours
Charles Bridge reviews
Not enough words for this gorgeous bridge. Best time to go is in the early morning when there is no one on the bridge and the sun is coming up. There are musicians playing on the bridge, artists... more »
Very beautiful! Very amazing view! But very many tourists, street markets, cramped and noisy.may walking 15-20 minutes, once time. more »
Charles bridge is an old awesome bridge to visit. We can go for Boat ride and also there is an cafe on the bank as well. Tram connectivity is good to this place. I have really enjoyed this place thrice when I have visited the the Prague. Lot of used to visit this place and enjoy the river. We can find enough of entertainment in around this place.
Charles bridge is very famous and those who visited Prague must visit this bridge, however it is overcrowded with too many tourists.the bridge is filled with many statues of Christ and have a good overview of the Prague castle. We went during the evening and have a good stroll, there are many street artists performance on this bridge as well. It is free entry and highly recommended.
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