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While walking/crossing the Charles Bridge, we were all busy taking pictures of either side of the bridge. As I continued my walk, I noticed a group of people congregating in front of this statue. They were all touching it and taking photos of this statue!...More
Yes this is a cool story. The king was a jealous prick and threw him off the bridge. I touched the staute. It has given me the ability not to tell secrets to anyone now. I feel awesome. Thanks St.John.
St. John of Nepomuk Statue is one of many along the Charles Bridge, but more visited than most. The telltale is the shiny statue spots where people have stopped to touch or rub (for luck ?) subject to the legend behind them.
The right relief...More
St John Of Nepomuk Statue is a wonderful statue that while walking down Charles Bridge you will pass and there's a good chance that you will see plenty of tourists trying to touch this statue to bring them luck and also back to Prague in...More
Not an exciting statue but it is the oldest statue on the bridge. It depicts the priest as a saint before he was killed by King Wenceslas for not revealing the Queen's confessional to the King. What is interesting is that it has become a...More
This is just another statue on the Charles bridge.
We did not find it especially impressive, but rather dirty and neglected.
We could not tell whether this is the original statue, or replicas, as most of the other statues on the bridge.
This is just one of many statues on the Charles Bridge. St John was thrown off the bridge by King Wenceslas and drowned when he would not reveal what the queen had revealed to him in confessionals. Supposed to be good luck to touch the...More