Prague, Part 3: Karlův most (Charles Bridge)

Karlův most, known to us English-speaking tourists as the Charles Bridge, is one of Prague´s best-known sites, and a much-visited one at that. Linking Staro Měste (Old Town) with Malá Strana (Lesser Town) and Prazký Hrad (Prague Castle), this iconic bridge, built in the numerical palindrome of April 31, 1357 (that´s 1357531), this oldest extant bridge over the Vltava River is at once charming and maddening.

Karlův most (Charles Bridge) and Pražský Hrad (Prague Castle) by you.

Charles Bridge, with Prague Castle and St. Vitus Cathedral behind