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“An obvious MUST while in Prague.” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Old Town Hall and Astronomical Clock (Staromestska Radnice)

Old Town Hall and Astronomical Clock (Staromestska Radnice)
Staromestske namesti 1, Prague 110 00 , Czech Republic (Praha 1)
420 724 508 584
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Ranked #17 of 276 Attractions in Prague
Type: Historic Sites, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Cultural
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Completed in 1354, this seventy-meter-high tower features the famous 16th-century Astronomical Clock, an important symbol of Prague.
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“An obvious MUST while in Prague.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2013

Undoubtedly – the best show in Prague.
When you see the figures of the clock moving and ringing the bells and watch the crowd clap their hands in excitement, you know you're in the right place, and yeah – the astronomical clock is wonderful.
However, the better experience is to actually climb the tower and take a look at the stunning view from above – most of Prague is seen. The red colour of the rooftops if almost too overwhelming, and the nice contrast of the numerous churches makes this a view to die for. Literally.

Visited September 2012
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“Exceptional Clock Tower”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2013

a Whole lot of fun to watch the clock strike on every hour, it is also great to go up on top of the tower and see the entire city. Great views and very interesting place to visit.

Visited April 2013
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“Nice to stop for a while....to see the clock the tick”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2013

was there on Apr 17th, 2013. After a nice walk visiting various stops in Prague...its good to stop and see the old architectural clock....just a 15 minute stop ...get there 10 mins before any full hr ...fun for kids....beware of thief's as it gets crowdy...have time get up the clock tower though not needed..its a small tower....if you want a better look of old town clinbing powder tower is more fun...

Visited April 2013
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“Unusual clock”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2013

The clock was set to GMT so was the wrong time for Prague! There were lots of people waiting to see the figures move round on the hour, and many even clapped the clock when it moved!

Visited April 2013
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“Gorgeous but expensive”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2013

As with the rest of Prague, this area is architecturally beautiful. However is a hive of tourist activity and everything within and within quite a radius is very expensive and aimed at the tourist market. The street food, although delicious, was extortionate.

Visited April 2013
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