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Lesser Town Bridge Tower
Lesser Town, Prague 1

Lesser Town Bridge Tower
opening times
January-March: Daily 10:00-18:00
April-May: Daily 10:00-19:00
June-August: Daily 09:00-21:00
September: Daily 10:00-19:00
October-November: Daily 10:00-18:00
December: Daily 10:00-20:00
address of Lesser Town Bridge Tower
Lesser Town Bridge Tower,
Charles Bridge,
Lesser Town, Prague 1, Czechia
Tel: +420 775 400 052
public transport to get to Lesser Town Bridge Tower
Tram stop: Malostranske namesti (trams 12,15,20,22)
places of interest near to Lesser Town Bridge Tower
-Charles Bridge
-Lesser Town
-St. Nicholas Church
-Liechtenstein Palace
-Church Of Our Lady Victorious
-Kampa Park Restaurant
-Bricks Restaurant
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map showing Lesser Town Bridge Tower in Prague
The Lesser Town Bridge Tower (Malostranské mostecké věže) is situated at one end of Charles Bridge and forms part of an ancient gate to the Lesser Town.

The tower was built under the rule of King George of Podebrady in the second half of the 15th century to replace an earlier Romanesque tower. The model for its construction was the Old Town Bridge Tower sited at the other end of Charles Bridge, which was constructed earlier.

The Lesser Town Bridge Tower is 43.5m high and is a rare surviving example in Prague of the post-Hussite Gothic style.

Connected to the Lesser Town Bridge Tower by a walkway is the smaller Judith's Tower. This is the only remaining part of the original Prague crossing, Judith's Bridge, which was destroyed by floods in 1342, and subsequently replaced by Charles Bridge.

Inside the Lesser Town Bridge Tower is an exhibition dedicated to the eventful history of Charles Bridge, with graphic descriptions of the invading armies that have crossed it.

Visitors can climb the tower for fine views over the Vltava River and the centre of Prague.


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GBP exchange rate£1 = 29 CZK
Euro exchange rate€1 = 25 CZK
US Dollar exchange rate$1 = 23 CZK
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19 CZK Adult
130 CZK Student
130 CZK Child
0 CZK Young Child
380 CZK Family

Student: up to 26yrs with ID
Child: 6-15yrs
Young Child: 0-5yrs
Family: 2 Adults + 2 Children
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