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Klementinum

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The most attractive parts of the sightseeing tour include the Astronomical Tower, with a beautiful view of the historical center of Prague, Meridian hall, a unique room previously used for determining noon and Baroque library hall with beautiful...more
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Marianske namesti 5, Prague 110 00, Czech Republic
Stare Mesto (Old Town)
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Reviewed 5 days ago

If you love books or libraries this is a must. My knees shook and threatened to give way. One of the most inspirational, mind blowing, wonderful things I have ever seen. Could've spent the whole day wandering, if they would have allowed.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Charliewiener3
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I’d seen pictures of the library and really wanted to see it in person. Yes it is very beautiful - However you get to view it with a group for 5 minutes from just inside the door. That’s it!

Date of experience: September 2019
1  Thank AnnaM17173
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Me and my friend have been visiting the Klementium the 2nd of August 2019 at 11.30. We both love photography so we were so excited to take some beautiful photos to the famous library. Unfortunately it was forbidden, but nobody inform us about this until...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank elenag03081995
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

History and beauty! A wonderful place for a history/science geek like my husband. Tour guide was well versed in the history of the building and its occupants. It was a steep climb to the top of the tower, but the panoramic views of the city...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank tmomma11
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took the guided tour, which is the only way to view the Baroque Library Hall, Meridian Hall and the Astronomical Tower, a tiny portion of this vast complex which is now part of the Prague University. It was pricey at CZK 300 per adult...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Bella C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Overpriced and you only get to stand in the doorway of the library. I understand the reasoning but for the price, we should have been told what we would see. However you do get to go to the tower and see great views of the...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank KimberlyP1379
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Yes, the library is fascinating, but you can’t go in or take any photos after waiting 90 minutes and climbing a lot of stairs. The 2 Baroque libraries at Strahov Monastery are just as fascinating, cheaper and faster to get into, far less stairs and...More

Date of experience: September 2019
2  Thank ThePuba
Reviewed September 8, 2019

The Klementinum offers concerts daily in summer. We attended a ‘Gala Concert’ in the Mirrored Chapel. The string quartet, singer and organist were excellent and a highlight of our stay in Prague.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank carton w
Reviewed September 8, 2019 via mobile

Brilliant musicians in a fabulous venue (only way to now get access). The chamber cast of the Dvorak Symphony Orchestra Prague played beautifully and did an encore Albinoni - Adagio in G in addition to main program. Only minor disappoint was not to hear one...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank srablair
Reviewed September 8, 2019

I loved the idea of seeing this wonderful library with its stunning ceiling, amazing old books and globes as portrayed on the poster. But as others have said, you only get about 10 seconds to queue at a doorway looking in a very low lit...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Response from SVacher | Reviewed this property |
We stayed in the Design Metropol Hotel, good hotel in a perfect location. Very easy to jump on the metro or trams. Less than a 10 minute walk to the Klementinum
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They are really strict about absolutely No Photography...
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Grosseto Marina** – Alsovo Nabrezi, Italian $$ - GREAT VIEW Probably the best view from a restaurant In Prague. Right on the river in front a bridge and the castle, especially amazing with the sunset. Pizza, Pasta excellent... More
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