Karluv Most, Prague, Czech Republic
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SUp3rFM & Cruella
N 50° 05.185 E 014° 24.695
33U E 457905 N 5548404
Quick Description: Karluv Most (The Charles Bridge) is a arch stone bridge that crosses the Vltava river in the center of Prague.
Location: Hlavní město Praha, Czechia
Date Posted: 10/16/2007 10:38:19 AM
Waymark Code: WM2DGV
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member CoinsAndPins
Views: 412

Long Description:
The bridge connects Staromestske (The Olde Town) and Mala Strana (The Little Quarter). It was founded by King Charles IV in 1357 and completed at the beginning of the 15th century. When the bridge was first made, egg was used to hold the stones together.

More detailed info at Wikipedia.
Length of bridge: 516m

Height of bridge: 30m

What type of traffic does this bridge support?: pedestrians only

What kind of gap does this bridge cross?:
The Vltava river

Date constructed: 1357

Is the bridge still in service for its original purpose?: No

Name of road or trail the bridge services: The bridge connects Staromestske (The Olde Town) and Mala Strana


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