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Old Town Hall and Astronomical Clock

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Address: Staromestske Namesti 1, Prague 110 00 , Czech Republic
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+420 775 400 052
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Mon 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tue - Sun 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
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The Old Town Hall is one of the most significant monuments in the Czech...

The Old Town Hall is one of the most significant monuments in the Czech Republic. It was established in 1338 as the administrative seat for Prague's Old Town. Now, it is mainly used for the ceremonial purposes of the capital city, Prague. The historical town hall consists of a set of five medieval houses, the corner of which is adorned with a historical astronomical clock, a gothic oriel window and a massive rectangular tower. The lookout gallery on the town hall tower offers the most beautiful view of Prague. A tour of the historical halls in the Old Town Hall is a unique experience. The expensively decorated rooms date from various periods and are examples of the remarkable development of the town hall complex. The guided tours in various languages are organised in half-hourly intervals.

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Let´s say that you shouldn´t visit Prag without coming here. The astronomical Clock is a masterpiece, like the one in the cathedral of Strasbourg! (I´m wondering if there is any... read more

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

People told us not to go there as the show doesn't worth it, and indeed it didn't. Be careful of pickpockets when watching the clock! Very crowded place!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Let´s say that you shouldn´t visit Prag without coming here. The astronomical Clock is a masterpiece, like the one in the cathedral of Strasbourg! (I´m wondering if there is any link between both). Don´t hesitate to take a coffee in the near bar/restaurants, and observe this piece of past working through the ages. Must-See!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

the old town square is really worth a visit. really represents old Prague. In December the Xmas markets and shows are really fantastic. Can get crowded but the atmosphere is really great.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

There are a few places where you can see Prague from top, this has a special perpective of the old town square and sorroundings. For smart school children get the small brochure on the clock and how it works. Have a second look at the clock when you are back at the square, and see what time is it. Enjoy... More 

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The clock is fabulous and when you hear the tour guides giving the background of its history you're bound to be pretty impressed. Good to see it strike the hour. Impossible to get great photos of it though as in front of the clock is always mobbed with tourists.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Saw this on our walking tour, It really is stunning and you should go up to the top and the view is fantastic. Also wait for the clock to strike. Def a site not to be missed

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Thought the clock might have been a bit more of a sight to see but nice none the less. Avoid the ham scam in the square. Google it

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If you plan a trip to Europe, Prague is the city you would not like to miss. Each and every part of this city is a visual treat. Each building in and around old Town Hall is a different kind and you will keep on looking at them, thus you have to strain your neck a lot. But it's worth... More 

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Worth paying to go to top of Tower, just for the fantastic view of Prague.Very interesting facts about clock.We enjoyed looking out at the snow across from the tower.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Anywhere in Old Town square is beautiful! But the Astronomical Clock is something else.. Everything about the clock is pretty cool, love every gothic details about it.. Knowing that it was installed during 1410 and still works is just mind blowing for me!!! It's usually crowded here so just be mindful of your belongings. Its a must see!!!

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