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Olomouc Town Hall

Horni namesti, Olomouc, Czech Republic
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Ranked #3 of 24 Attractions in Olomouc
Type: Architectural Buildings, Cultural
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Type: Architectural Buildings, Cultural

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Svendborg, Denmark
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18 reviews 18 reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

We were disappointed to find out that the tower was not open in October. Luckily the clockwork was operating and we saw the funny 12 o'clock performance.

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Sydney, Australia
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40 reviews 40 reviews
29 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

A charming building and we only wish that we were staying til Sunday nights (when the Christmas markets opens). What a splendid sight the market place will be then and the Town Hall will complement it.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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114 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

While in Olomouc is hard not to visit the market square and see the main attraction which are situated there (holy trinity column, town hall, clock etc). The town hall is a beautiful building and adds a lot the the surroundings with its style. Worth a see.

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London, United Kingdom
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377 reviews 377 reviews
104 attraction reviews
224 helpful votes 224 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

This is a great building situated in a great square in a surprisingly beautiful small town. Certainly the are so many elements that make it worth wise the visit, the clock, the staircase the spire, the surroundings. If you are in your way to Brno certainly worth the detour

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Athens, Greece
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

A great place, dominating Horni Namesti (Upper Square). Its most prominent feature is the Orloj - astronomical clock (like the one in Prague). Historical place, first erected in 1378, then re-constructed several times. Very interesting from the architectural point of view, it obviously conveys the sinister atmosphere of Middle Ages, especially in the night! Nearby, the Marian column -dedicated to... More 

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Naples, Florida
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109 reviews 109 reviews
26 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

It's hard to miss the Olomouc Town Hall located in the Upper Square. Astronomical clock is situated on the north facade. Information center is found on the first floor. My husband took a tour to the top of the tower and got some great shots of Olomouc from the top.

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Copenhagen Region, Denmark
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53 reviews 53 reviews
19 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

The city hall is very special,and old first mentioned 1378 and later around 1900 reconstrukted..Fantastic Building with a very high Tower used as a view platform..You should see it..

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Kiev, Ukraine
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Ancient Town Hall with Orloj - astronomical clock (like in Prague). Architectural dominant of the Horni Namesti (Upper Square). Strongly recommend to see. Marian column one of the most beautiful in Europe. Atmosphere of middle ages especially at the night!

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Orlová
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82 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

A historical town reserve. From the mid-11th century to the end of the 12th century the seat of the nonruling Přemyslid principality and until the mid-17th century the capital of Moravia. The Gothic Town Hall dates from the 14th century. Its tower forms the north-west corner of the Council-house dating from 1443. The horologe on the Town Hall is alleged... More 

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Bremen, Germany
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28 reviews 28 reviews
22 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013 via mobile

Simply beautiful. The building, the astronomical clock, the socialist mosaic works. There is so much history to be found here!

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