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Charles Bridge (Karluv Most)

Even when it's groaning under the weight of sketch artists, jazz musicians, trinkets and tourists, there's no resisting the charm of the Charles Bridge (Karluv Most in Czech). Its 1,640 feet (500 meters) link Prague's Old Town with Castle Hill and provide some of the best views of the city and the graceful River Vltava. Built in the 15th century, the bridge was added to replace the older Judith Bridge, which had been swept away by floods.

The Charles Bridge (originally called the Stone Bridge until the 19th century) has proved remarkably resilient since; some say it's down to the eggs mixed into its mortar. Notable features include its rows of blackened baroque saints, each attended to by angels, lions and followers. The statues emerging from the mists of a Prague dawn is one of the loveliest sights of the city. And if you want to make sure you come back to Prague, touch the St John of Nepomuk statue (he was martyred by being thrown from the bridge into the river). It's supposed to bring good luck, too.

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The Charles Bridge links the Old Town and Castle Hill over the river Vltava. 

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Prague in One Day Sightseeing Tour

4 star rating: Recommended 499 Reviews

Discover the magic of Prague, a modern and vibrant city full of energy, on this introductory tour of the Czech capital. Perfect for first-time visitors, this ...  Read more

Location: Prague, Czech Republic
Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

From USD $32.63

Small-Group Prague City Walking Tour Including Vltava River Cruise and Lunch

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 86 Reviews

See some of Prague’s top attractions and hidden gems on a full-day tour of the city! Explore must-visit sites like Wenceslas Square and the Old Town by foot, ...  Read more

Location: Prague, Czech Republic
Duration: 6 hours (approx.)

From USD $74.59

Prague Night Tour and River Vltava Dinner Cruise

3.5 star rating: Worth doing 205 Reviews

Tour the magical city of Prague at night by coach and boat, and dine in comfort while cruising along the River Vltava. It's the perfect way to see Prague at ...  Read more

Location: Prague, Czech Republic
Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

From USD $56.52

Prague Castle Walking Tour

4 star rating: Recommended 152 Reviews

Uncover the secret of the magical Golden Lane, gain insight into the St George's Basilica ancestral convent on this walking tour of the renowned Prague Castle! ...  Read more

Location: Prague, Czech Republic
Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

From USD $40.79

Prague by Night: Small-Group Walking Tour and Vltava River Cruise

4 star rating: Recommended 50 Reviews

End a day in Prague on a high note with this evening walking tour and Vltava River cruise! Following a route past some of the Old Town’s top attractions and ...  Read more

Location: Prague, Czech Republic
Duration: 3 hours (approx.)

From USD $46.62

Prague Vltava River Lunch Cruise

3.5 star rating: Worth doing 28 Reviews

For the perfect introduction to Prague, take a relaxing lunch cruise on the Vltava River taking in some of Prague's most breathtaking sites. Your two-hour ...  Read more

Location: Prague, Czech Republic
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

From USD $33.80

Prague Segway Tour

4.5 star rating: Recommended 24 Reviews

Riding a Segway offers you the extraordinary experience of walking through Prague without walking - but gliding on board a Segway Human Transporter! On this ...  Read more

Location: Prague, Czech Republic
Duration: 2 hours (approx.)

From USD $83.91

Private Tour: Prague City Segway Tour

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 7 Reviews

Explore Prague with a private guide on a self-balancing electric Segway! While weaving your way around the atmospheric streets of Prague Old Town and Mala ...  Read more

Location: Prague, Czech Republic
Duration: 2-3 hours

From USD $75.75

Prague Ghost Walking Tour

3.5 star rating: Worth doing 46 Reviews

Experience Prague’s spooky side on a nighttime ghost walking tour. Hear the spine-chilling stories that the city hides in its streets and solitary alleys. Walk ...  Read more

Location: Prague, Czech Republic
Duration: 2 hours (approx.)

From USD $17.48

Prague Vltava River Afternoon Tea Cruise

3.5 star rating: Worth doing 62 Reviews

Acquaint yourself with Prague on this relaxing afternoon cruise along the River Vltava. Sample cake and sip a coffee or tea as you take in the beauty of many ...  Read more

Location: Prague, Czech Republic
Duration: 75 minutes (approx.)

From USD $20.39

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