Charles Bridge … Czech
Charles Bridge (Czech: Karlův most) is a historic bridge that crosses the Vltava River in Prague, Czech Republic. Its construction began in 1357 under the auspices of King Charles IV, and finished in the early 15th century. Most of Judith replaced the old bridge built in the year 1158-1172, which was severely damaged by flood 1342.godine. This new bridge was originally called the Stone Bridge (Kamenný most) or the Prague Bridge (Pražský most) .As the only way of crossing the river Vltava (Moldau) until 1841, the Charles Bridge was the most important connection between Prague Castle and the Old Town and the surrounding areas. This “hard country” linking the threshold as a trade route between Eastern and Western Europe.