5 Things to Do When Visiting Prague, Czech Republic

5. Charles Bridge

Charles Bridge

Along the bridge you will find street performers, musicians, dancers and other entertainers. All the statues on the bridge are replicas, the originals are in the National Museum. The Charles Bridge has suffered several disasters in its history and experienced many historical events.

The Czech legend says that the construction of the Charles Bridge began on July 9,1357 at 5:31, with the first stone was laid by Charles IV himself. The avenue of 30 mostly Baroque statues and statues on the balustrade forms a unique combination of artistic styles with the underlying Gothic bridge.