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The Clown by Mirka Krivankova

The Clown by Mirka Krivankova

In the streets of Prague you can often see clowns, jugglers, acrobats walking through the streets of the city. The Prague circus atmosphere adds charm to the Middle Ages. The famous Charles Bridge, completed in 1402, is lined with statues of Catholic saints and is now intended for pedestrians only, where you can see all the daily street performances.
A Beggar on Charles Bridge by Mirka Krivankova

A Beggar on Charles Bridge by Mirka Krivankova

Charles Bridge is the oldest standing bridge over the Vltava River in Prague and the second oldest surviving bridge in the Czech Republic. Here you can find beggars who will kneel for hours on the pavement in supplication, or just sitting and waiting for others who may grant a favor with money.
The Old Center of Prague by Mirka Krivankova

The Old Center of Prague by Mirka Krivankova

Prague belongs to the group of historic cities which have preserved the structure of their development until the present times. Within the core of Prague, successive stages of growth and changes have respected the original grand-scale urban structure of the Early Middle Ages.