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Charles Bridge

The 13th-century Charles Bridge (Karlův most) lined with half a kilometre of Baroque statues ranks among the most popular tourist attractions in the city. Strolling this charming bridge with impressive vistas over Prague Castle and the Vltava River is everybody’s favourite activity. Unfortunately Charles Bridge is a victim of its …

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Best City Views

The fact that Prague is often referred to as “the City of a Thousand Spires” ensures that you can be treated to a number of spectacular views. Some of the best include: St. Vitus Cathedral – If you can make it up the 287 stairs to the top, you will …

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Prague’s Towers

The 500 spires of Prague are better witnessed from the air! Here’s a summary of the more popular and lesser known Prague towers. The ‘miniature Eiffel Tower’ is reachable through the funicular station near to the tram stop in Újezd . After leaving the funicular (on the 2nd stop), follow …

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Lesser Town – Bridge Towers

The Old Town Bridge Tower The Old Town Bridge Tower was first commissioned under the reign of Charles IV as a part of the city’s defenses.  Today, it is regarded as one of the most beautiful medieval towers in the city.  In fact, it was designed by one of Prague’s …

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