Who's Who on Prague’s Charles Bridge: Stories of Saints, Sculptors, and Donors. Who's Who on Prague’s Charles Bridge: Stories of Saints, Sculptors, and Donors.
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Who's Who on Prague’s Charles Bridge: Stories of Saints, Sculptors, and Donors‪.‬

Unique Visual Tour of the World's Finest Open-Air Gallery, Conveniently on Your Phone.

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Publisher Description

Discover the awe-inspiring art and architecture of Charles Bridge in Prague with our immersive smartphone-friendly guide. Prepare to be amazed by the rich history and captivating stories behind them.

❓ Did you know that Saint John of Nepomuk, the statue of whom is the most famous statue on Charles Bridge and has been replicated over 60,000 times around the world, did not actually live the life of a saint.

❓Or that Saint Wenceslaus, known from the carol "Good King Wenceslas," has three depictions on the bridge

❓But it's not just the saints that have fascinating stories about them. The Turk sculpture on the Prague Bridge, which guards Christian captives, is ironically the most popular statue for domestic visitors.

❓Find out why and understand the meaning behind the proverb "He stood there like a Turk on the (Prague) Bridge".

Discover these fascinating facts and more in our smartphone-friendly guide.

Charles Bridge, the iconic structure of Prague, which has been on the UNESCO list for more than thirty years, is not only the most famous building in Central Europe, but also the largest outdoor gallery with more than 30 sculptures and 70 figures. Our guide is designed to help you avoid feeling overwhelmed and instead make an informed decision about which sculptures to see and why they're important.

⭕️ As you stroll along the bridge, you'll find that most of the statues are those of saints who can serve as intercessors in specific situations in life. Our guide provides information on which saints to turn to for help in finding lost items, happy marriages, safe travels, hopeless situations and many more.

❗️Our guide is designed for reading on a smartphone screen. Interactive links make navigation a breeze, and underlined text links lead to different sections of the guide, including lists of sculptures, statues, sculptors, and donors.

TIP: Want to look at the sculptures, not read the text? Check out our audio versions from the Mateo Guides series.

Key Features:
✔️ Comprehensive guide to the sculptures of Charles Bridge.
✔️Fascinating stories behind the Baroque sculptures and their creators.
✔️Lives of the saints and what they are patron saints of.
✔️User-friendly design for easy navigation on smartphones.
✔️More than 130 stunning pictures
Experience the Charles Bridge like never before and create unforgettable memories with our guide.

Unlock the full experience and download our sample today❗️

GENRE
Arts & Entertainment
RELEASED
2023
April 4
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
193
Pages
PUBLISHER
IPublishing, s.r.o.
SELLER
Lubor Matej
SIZE
51.9
MB

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