Skip to main content
  1. Leisure
  2. Travel
  3. International Travel

St Charles Bridge: A bridge to a different era

See also

Prague is the most popular tourist destination in Eastern Europe. The city suffered relatively little structural damage during WWII and so much of the city has remained intact. With some of the most spectacular architecture, Prague is a modern day medieval city.

In the city’s center is the St Charles Bridge. The bridge is over 600 years old. Other than by boat, it was the only way to cross the river for nearly five centuries. The bridge is lined with statues of saints, 30 in all. It connects the old town with the castle district.

A visit to the St Charles Bridge today is crowded with musicians, painters, merchants, and tourists. There are many remarkable sites to see in Prague and, while it is a necessity to cross the St Charles Bridge to get between tourist destinations, the bridge is in itself an amazing site. Prague is truly a glimpse into a different era.

Advertisement

Leisure

  • Nail art
    Top 5 ways to express yourself whether your nails are short or long
    Camera
    Nail Art
  • Cars
    These cars have gotten the heave-ho: Will you miss them when they’re gone?
    Camera
    7 Photos
  • Spinach quiche
    Mini spinach quiche are great for party snacks or for appetizers
    Camera
    7 Photos
  • Peacock Inn
    Seasonal five course tasting menu at The Peacock Inn in Princeton
    Camera
    6 Photos
  • Makeup
    Is the new Wonder Woman makeup similar to Kim Kardashian's look?
    Camera
    8 Photos
  • Wavy hair tips
    Grab your flat iron and start curling with it to get these beautiful waves
    Camera
    7 Photos