19/43.- Prague, sculpture on Karlúv Most


According to the Catholic legend, St. Jan Nepomucky was tossed from this bridge, because he didn’t want to betray queen Zofie, when king Václav IV suspected of her extramarital activities. This is the oldest statute on the bridge, it was cast by J.W. Herold in 1683. Can you see the woman’s hand on the base of the statue? A tradition says it brings good luck.

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