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  Charles Bridge
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This unique and huge bridge is Prague`s most celebrated monument. It was founded by Charles IV in 1357 and completed in 1402. The Bridge, which is 516 meters long cointains16 pillars and 3 bridge towers. One of them, the Old Town Bridge Tower is considered to be the most beautiful bridge tower in Europe due to its rich sculpture decoration. Until 1683, there were no statues on the bridge. Now there are 30.- Unfortunately, the bridge was overcrowded with tourists and annoying street vendors while I was there, and I crossed the bridge al least, six times, even at night!. Try to see the bridge either very late at night or early in the morning.-

Esté único e imenso puente es el monumento más celebrado de Praga. Fue fundado por Carlos IV en 1357 y completado en 1402. El puente, que tiene 516 metros de largo tiene 6 pilares y 3 torres. Una de ellas, Old Town Bridge Tower es considerada la más bella de Europa por su rica decoración. Hasta 1683 el puente no tenía esatuas. Ahora hay 30.-
Desgraciadamente, el puente siempre estuvo lleno de turistas y de vendedores ambulantes mientras yo estuve allí y eso que lo crucé al menos seis veces, incluso de noche! Traten de verlo muy temprano en la mañana y muy tarde por la noche.

Address: Karluv most
Directions: Connectiong Old Town and Lesser Town
Phone: 0745746632
Website: http://www.prague.eu/en/object/places/93/charles-bridge-karluv-most?back=1

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  • Updated Nov 30, 2003
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