The square surrounding Prague Astronomical Clock is one of the most crowded spots in all of Prague, attracting tourists eager to synchronize their watches with one of the world's oldest timepieces. The town hall, founded here in the 1330s, houses the old town's main tourist office and has art exhibits on its first two floors. You can take a guided tour of the building to see its council chamber and assembly room, noted for containing exquisite mosaics from the 1930s. Be sure to climb the building's Gothic tower to see the inner workings of the famous astronomical clock, considered one of medieval Europe's major technical achievements. The clock's decorative figures put on a lively show on the hour, so time your visit if possible. Discover how to plan a Prague trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.
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Prague Astronomical Clock Reviews
Built in the 1400s and now free of the scaffolding, the astronomical clock is a wonder to behold with its multiple dials that feature hours in Roman numerals, days, seasons and signs. The four... more »
well worth a visit, have to say understood it better after visiting with a guide who explained the history, amazing architecture all around the old town square and very busy indeed. more »
Awesome historical clock that only takes 15 minutes to watch if your in the town. It is a historical astronomical clock what I think is pretty cool. It can be busy then clock is going to it movement. Overall worth a visit to watch, it won't be for everyone though.
Amazing, inside out. The top has an amazing view of the city. Please buy tickets online for cheaper price and saving the hassle for standing in a long queue
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