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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 2 days ago

It is well worth the climb to the top of this imposing tower for the views, not only of Charles Bridge, but also the wider castle district. Despite what others have said, it is not a steep climb but relatively easy for anyone who is...More

Thank GeysirGal
Reviewed 3 days ago

Pay a little bit of money to go up the tower and look over Prague from the city center. Was a good view over to the castle and an easy climb.

Thank Molly H
Reviewed 1 week ago

The tower tour was a surprising and unexpected value. We went just after sundown and climbed the stairs to the observation deck. Then went down the main visitors center for a short film on the history of the museum. Ended with a visit to the...More

Thank Rob_Chicago_2010
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is located on one end of the Charles Bridge. Beautiful and interesting like everything in Prague.

Thank Iamivo
Reviewed 1 week ago

It won't cost you much, but you will have a nice look on the Prague castle and have opportunity to observe the bridge from different perspective.

Thank Juraj B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a beautiful Gothic architecture style tower on one end of the world famous Charles Bridge. I stood under the tower and enjoyed viewing it from there itself, and as it was quite crowded, decided not to climb up the bridge. You walk into...More

Thank nrm77
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

At night is nice and highly recommended as everything in this amazing city! dont miss it ! easy to find

Thank Arleta S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When you are at the Charles bridge, it is very easy to forget both bridge towers on both sides of the bridge. It is worth to look after.

Thank 545medva
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

definitely worth the visit to see this structure. there is another one at the Charles Bridge entrance. both very cool. there are others located around the Old Town part of Prague. the town is chcck full of wonderful architecture - this is one of them.

Thank al g
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A spur of the moment decision which I'm glad we took. The staircase is square, meaning there are no narrow sections to lose your footing, and it's wide enough to pass people going in the other direction. About half way up is the kiosk where...More

Thank LukeEllix
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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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