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... its Old Town Square, the heart of its historic core, with colorful baroque buildings, Gothic churches and the medieval Astronomical Clock, which gives an animated hourly show. Completed in 1402, pedestrian Charles Bridge is lined with statues of Catholic ...
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A Travel Blog entry by anadiez from Prague, Bohemia, Czech Republic
... most beautiful and charming cities I have ever visited, and when it comes to cool things to see in European cities, Prague's marvelous Astronomical clock is definitely on the list. I think I stood in front of the clock more than ten times during my ...
A Travel Blog entry by juneauwoman from Messina, Sicily, Italy
... About Nothing and it being the most heavily bombed city in Europe in World War II. The campanale houses the world's largest astronomical clock. There are bronze automata which move slowly at noon. This sight, which I'd love to see, includes a roaring ...
A Travel Blog entry by tonezf from Prague, Bohemia, Czech Republic
... additional liquorice flavour and tastes like a jäger bomb. I couldn't finish the glass. It is also time to see the full astronomical clock show which had been avoided due to the many tourists squeezed around it - particularly at 12 despite the fact it is ...
A Travel Blog entry by dancejill from Prague, Bohemia, Czech Republic
... St. George slaying a dragon. He was a popular chap all over the world. We crossed the square to see the Prague Astronomical Clock. Only recently it was proven that it was made in the year 1410. It was constructed by the clockmaker Mikulas of ...
A Travel Blog entry by autumnfiske from Prague, Czech Republic
... was probably the view at night with the water leading to the Castle and the lights reflecting on the water. Just spectacular. The Astronomical Clock is by far one of my most cherished memories when it comes to seeing a piece of history up close. I ...
A Travel Blog entry by catfeet from Prague, Bohemia, Czech Republic
... and found a good cup of coffee then realised we had headed away from the main centre so backtracked arriving at the Astronomical Clock just in time for the 5.00pm chime. There was a large crowd gathered to watch the clock strike. We then ...
A Travel Blog entry by gv.blogger from Prague, Bohemia, Czech Republic
... an elevated cemetery and the most amount of gravestones I have ever seen crammed into one area. Another sight we saw was the astronomical clock in the town centre. Every day on the hour tourist gather round to see the performance of the animated figures ...
A Travel Blog entry by joe-darlene from Prague, Bohemia, Czech Republic
... the Old Town Square and the Astronomical Clock located on the old city hall tower (our apartment was called, “The Astronomical Clock Apartment”). This area has been the center of Prague since the 11th century. The clock draws crowd of ...
A Travel Blog entry by bss-tour-2013 from Prague, Hlavní město Praha, Czech Republic
... the Prague Castle is called Hradčany. Prague Astronomical Clock The Prague astronomical clock, or Prague orloj, is a medieval astronomical clock located in Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic. The clock was first installed in 1410, making it ...
A Travel Blog entry by c.i.222 from Prague, Bohemia, Czech Republic
... to Prague with a lunch stop in Olomouc. OLOMOUC: A brief on Olomouc: In addition to the city hall astronomical clock, Olomouc is also known for St Wencelas Cathedral and Premyslid Palace where Mozart composed the 6th Symphony, and for the ...
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... it the original ceiling in certain parts dating to the year 1319, is one of few in Prague. The Savic Hotel is situated in the heart of the city centre at Old Town Square, just a few steps away, on the cobbled streets, from the famous Astronomical Clock.Traveler Rating
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Completed in 1354, this seventy-meter-high tower features the famous 16th-century Astronomical Clock, an important symbol of Prague.