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Old Town Hall with Astronomical Clock

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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...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Staromestske Namesti 1, Prague 110 00, Czech Republic
Stare Mesto (Old Town)
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Reviewed yesterday

Absolutely fascinating to see this landmark. Make sure you are there about 15 minutes before the hours so you’re ou can get a good place to view the clock., It wa sgreaat to see the upper part of the clock where the Apostles went around...More

Thank WPEVLE
Reviewed yesterday

I give 4 as the clock was being renovated, I had seen it before so a shame for my fellow travelers. The area interesting and lots to see. Peak season is very busy.

Thank Claire O
Reviewed yesterday

great place to browse the shops, and restaurants, and wait for the clock to chime and see it at work

Thank teresag331
Reviewed yesterday

Clearly, from the outside, this place is incredible. Have a look and, if you happen to be there on the hour, watch the clock do it's thing (although don't get too excited). My partner and I bought tickets to go up to the top of...More

Thank HisLordshipZion
Reviewed yesterday

Great to see it, but too many people.Got to watch out for pick-pockets, everyone is looking at the clock every hour so watch your wallets.I keep mine in my front pocket.

Thank Quest649763
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We did a walking tour and a visit to the clock was timetabled in so that we were there for the 11 am show! Very busy in the area, so it was also nice to visit another day at a time when there weren't crowds...More

Thank 2014sunseeker51
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is my second time. Still a marvelous wonder. Be sure to pay close attention to all the moving arts. Lots of surprises.

Thank TravelfreeLasVegas
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The astronomical clock is a famous landmark of Prague and not to be missed. You can go into the Old Town Hall to visit but we didn’t have time to go in. We have seen the beautiful astronomical clock when we last visited many years...More

Thank JoeCool_KL
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Around the hour when the clock strikes it is almost impossible to manoeuvre through the seas of tourists looking to get a photo. However the clock itself is very beautiful and unique, and if you can handle the crowds I would really recommend seeing it...More

Thank Tracey M
Reviewed 2 days ago

Famous clock in the hall. At the end of every hour, you can hear chimes sound and Christ Apostles appear in the upper windows of the clock. The age of the clock exceeding 500 years, it is amazing. Location of the hall good for visitors....More

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Arthur T
October 11, 2018|
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Response from JonDoe04134 | Reviewed this property |
The best time is never, if you don't want to injure anyone.
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Global545383
September 25, 2018|
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Response from Simon D | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I have checked the website for you and it states a formal ceremony to unveil the click is planned to occur on September 28th, lucky you if that happens as per the plan.
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jdcody2
September 2, 2018|
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Response from agroovy2001 | Reviewed this property |
It will be uncovered in time for there big party celebrations I think end of October
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