Cross the Charles Bridge at dawn.

Cosmopolitan (Philippines) - - Cosmo Life -

Best crossed when it’s bereft of tourists—at day­break. Com­mis­sioned by King Charles IV in 1357, this stone bridge is a re­place­ment for the one that was washed away by a flood. De­signed by Peter Par­ler, the same ar­chi­tect of St. Vi­tus Cathe­dral, it is 500 m. long, fea­tures 30 re­li­gious stat­ues, and of­fers some of the best views of the city. If you get there a bit later than sun­rise, be mind­ful of your be­long­ings —pick­pock­ets pop­u­late the bridge, ea­ger to rid you of your valu­ables.

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