The Lamplighter on Charles Bridge

44266547 - prague, czech republic - december 5, 2012: lamplighter lights a street gas light manually during the advent as the czech christmas traditions at the charles bridge in prague, czech republic.

When: November 26, 2017 to December 23, 2017
Where: Charles Bridge
Other Details: Every day after four o’clock in the afternoon, during Advent, tourists and locals can meet the lamplighter on Charles Bridge.
He goes from lamp to lamp on one side of the bridge and then the other to light the historical gas street lighting with a burning wick on a long pole. His route begins at the Old Town Bridge Tower and continues to the Lesser Town and back.
Dressed in medieval clothes, the lamplighter explains how to light the lamp to tourists who want to help him!