Old Town Bridge Tower, Prague

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Walk the "royal way" under the triumphal arch of Old Town Bridge Tower, just like ancient Bohemian kings did on their way to coronation. Schwabian architect Peter Parler designed the tower as part of city's fortifications in the 14th century. Climb 138 stairs to an observation room to look out over the old town. Above the arch, on the coats of arms, you'll notice a black eagle on a golden background and a silver two-tailed lion on a red background. The three statues above the coats of arms represent two Bohemian kings, Charles IV and Wenceslas IV, and the patron saint of Bohemia, St. Vitus. Plan my day in Prague using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.
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  • When cruceis the Vltava River you stop a moment to contemplate the tower and the statue of carlos, not leaves you indifferent, Prague is impressive to let you wrap for its atmosphere, especially at night, the Vltava River and its banks. Looks like how Magic actually is.
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  • Our hotel, Pod Vezi (best hotel ever!) offered free tickets to climb the tower, so we did so a number of times. Great views of a beautiful city. Worth the climb up steep stairs.  more »
  • The tower is very beautiful indeed. But me and my friend wanted to go up in the tower for a fee, and the lady was very rude in selling us a ticket. I don't understand why in Prague were all many grumpy towards tourists. However, once you climb high in the Tower, the view is very nice. deserves.
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  • Definitely worth the 100czk per person and walk up the old stone stairs. Amazing views.
  • The Old Town Bridge Tower offers the best view of Prague. The entry is 100ck. You have access to a small (not so interesting) exhibition and then climb up to the top, where there is an awesome 360° view of the city. Definitely worth it !
  • Historic. Magnificent. A must visit when visiting Prague. Area can get very busy.
  • The bridge tower has brilliant views across the city and to the other side of the river. It's definitely worth the price especially since you can go up to the top and down to the 'museum' underneath.
  • Epic views of Spire City. I'd liked to have been able to climb its twin in Mala Strana. Short climb, nearly empty at the top.
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