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Old Town Bridge Tower

Karluv most, Prague 110 00, Czech Republic
+420 221 714 444
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On the Old Town side of Charles Bridge, this Gothic tower built in 1373 is flanked by sculptures of St Vitus and Charles IV. Open to the public,it offers excellent views of the Old Town and the Vltava River to visitors who climb the narrow staircase. The tower once displayed the heads of twelve Protestant leaders executed in 1621, and was also the site of the final conflict of the Thirty Years War (1618-1648).
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Karluv most, Prague 110 00, Czech Republic
Stare Mesto (Old Town)
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a beautiful gothic tower at the end of Charles Bridge. It's a beautiful piece of medieval art and architecture. The museum for Charles Bridge and the tour is next to it. You can pay to go into the tower.

Thank David T
Reviewed 6 days ago

Most wonderfull bridge in town, one of the most oldest bridges in Europe, very good conservated, its a must.

Thank juliosvec
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a good start to seeing parts of Prague. Some much to see in Prague but this is one not to miss.

Thank sosantafe
Reviewed 1 week ago

When you visit Charles Bridge from the Old Town Side you will get to see this tower. It is considered to be one of the most astonishing civil gothic-style buildings in the world. At one time the Old Town bridge tower used to be served...More

Thank AnishBhattacharya
Reviewed 1 week ago

After a not too long climb of steps you can overlook the Charles Bridge. It is a nice view point worth visiting. Highly recommended !

Thank Andre v
Reviewed 1 week ago

The building and design of the bridge is outstanding. However if you choose to go in the middle of the day you will be should to should with people and there are a lot of stalls spread down the bridge. Well worth a visit though...More

1  Thank Adam F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not something to go out of you way to see - for the size of Prague there actually isn't that much to do - anyone of normal intelligence will struggle to fill 2 days - plenty sleazy show bars to fill otherwise empty shops.

Thank robertgarvie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

100 KC (US $4.55) gets you access to a stone tower with steep wooden steps. From the top....we took our best photos of Prague. Photos across the river to old town and up towards the castle. Fellow at the top was a font of knowledge...More

Thank Sharron G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A lot of tourist come to this place but be careful of your valuable things as there's a lot of pick pocketers.

Thank al a
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Millions of people walk under this tower and along the bridge, though few seem to notice you can go up the tower itself. The views from the top are very good and its great to be out of the crowds and looking down on them,...More

Thank Rick_Yvanovich
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Stare Mesto (Old Town)
One of the oldest neighbourhoods 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
...More
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