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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

A commanding start to the charming Charles Bridge, with a nice small square to the side. The square offers a different view of the Charles Bridge, along with the abundance of lovers locks. The Tower is climbable inside, albeit crowded, steep, and narrow.

Thank codym481
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Old Town Bridge Tower is a wonderful tower that brings you into the awrsome Old Town . The tower is absolutely amazing ,for 100kc you get to climb the tower which affords arguably the best views of the bridge. The thing about this tower...More

Thank Neil K
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is located in the center of the city so if you walk past it, you should definitely go to the top, The price is CZK 100 but it's totally worth it. You can have a beautiful view from the top and when we were...More

Thank Antoinovic
Reviewed 1 week ago

I always try to pick up paintings from local artists when I travel. If you walk along the river and near the bridge you will find local artists displaying their works of art. The prices are more than reasonable so you can take home a...More

Thank sheri h
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent view from the top of the tower. Just be careful with the spiders, especially in the late evening, they're everywhere, and some of them are really big

Thank juliomolfino
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Old Town Bridge Tower is a nice place in the old part of Prague. You pass the bridge while going from the old town to charles bridge. The bridge is an architectural marvel and attracts a lot of people

Thank rohitravishankar
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you get on the bridge, you can't avoid a thought of going up, right? Well, then you get to the door and it seems to be arrow and you need to pay, so maybe not this time, sounds familiar, right? So a couple things....More

Thank heckfy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I decided not to climb the tower but the outside was impressive enough. Both sides were inteesting but i liked to stand under/inside the tower and look at the emblems on the roof. Lots of history here

Thank Renate V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You will definitely pass this on the way from Old Town to Charles Bridge. Nice views. Very crowded in this season though.

Thank Jietong L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The old town bridge tower is a fabulous monument is awesome in it design and materials......it's architecturally beautiful and obviously a great gateway from the bridge.It's easy to get caught up with the bridge and the crowds but stop and have a look at the...More

Thank Mathew M
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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
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