Explore Old Town Bridge Tower
Book a hotel near Old Town Bridge Tower, Prague with Hotels.com. The Old Town Bridge Tower is one of Prague’s most famous historical attractions. Climb the Old Town Bridge Tower’s 138 steps to the viewing platform for a bird’s-eye view of Charles Bridge and panoramic views along the River Vltava and up to Prague Castle. The Old Town Bridge Tower is one of the most beautiful Gothic constructions in the world and guards the Old Town end of Charles Bridge. The now blackened tower, completed in 1380 was part of the old fortification system and is richly decorated with statues and coats of arms and has a permanent exhibition on the astrological origins of Charles Bridge. Situated at the Old Town end of Charles Bridge in the centre of Prague, the Old Town Bridge Tower is near many of Prague's best hotels as well as the detailed Charles Bridge Museum and neo-Renaissance Rudolfinum. Hotels.com offers a range of accommodation near the Old Town Bridge Tower, accessible by foot from Staroměstská and Malostranská Metro stations. The statues are copies of Peter Parler’s originals and were put in place using ancient wood and rope pulley systems in 2006.