Linking Malá Strana to Staré Město is Prague’s most celebrated landmark, the Charles Bridge (Karlův most), built in 1357. At the centre is Czech patron saint John of Nepomuk, thrown off the bridge by Wenceslas IV for refusing to divulge the queen’s confessions. It’s best seen at dawn, or late at night, when the crowds are gone.

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Alternative Prague: escaping the tourist trail

Alternative Prague: escaping the tourist trail

Prague is one of Europe’s most visited cities. Millions of tourists come to the Czech capital each year for its romantic hilltop castle, its intricate astrono…

19 Apr 2018 • Joseph Reaney insert_drive_file Article
An expert’s guide: the best places to stay in Prague

An expert’s guide: the best places to stay in Prague

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How Prague's homeless are guiding travellers round the city

How Prague's homeless are guiding travellers round the city

Founded by students in 2012, Pragulic – a social enterprise that helps the city’s homeless find work as tour guides – is seeing a growth in interest. Led…

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