The Charles Bridge is a beautiful bridge in Prague that consists of 30 statutes of different religious figures and 16 arches. The bridge is 1,700 feet long and offers beautiful views of the Vltava River. It was initially commissioned in 1937 by King Charles IV and is the oldest bridge in Prague. The Judith Bridge was its predecessor and its remains can still be viewed. Not a lot of people know this, but the there is a lot of numerology involved in the construction of the bridge, as it the foundation was laid at 5:31 a.m. on the 9th of July 1357, which makes the numerical makeup (when the date is chronologically written with time) 1 3 5 7 9 7 5 3 1. This Gothic bridge connects the Lesser Town to the Old Town, and has a tower at each end of the bridge. Both the towers, the Staroměstská věž in the Old Town and the Malostranská věž in the Lesser Town, provide beautiful view of the city. If you want to experience the beauty of the Vltava River, then visit the Charles Bridge during sunrise.