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Štefánik Bridge

A bridge over the Vltava River
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In place of today's Štefánik Bridge stood Franz Joseph the First Bridge, which was built between 1865 and 1868. It was 250 meters long and 10 meters wide. It was a suspension chain bridge with beautiful bridge towers. The new bridge of an iron-concrete design in the axis of the Revoluční

Street and the Letenský Tunnel was built between 1949 and 1951 and it was at first named after the Communist politician Jan Šverma. Since 1997, it is called Štefánik Bridge commemorating Milan Rastislav Štefánik, who contributed to the formation of independent Czechoslovakia.

GPS: 50° 5′ 39.17″ N, 14° 25′ 37.13″ E


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