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Built in 1338. One of the more interesting towers was added in 1364. Nice views back across the city. Also has an interesting astronomical clock. ...
A Travel Blog entry by davechowie from Prague, Bohemia, Czech Republic
... streets towards the Old Town Square passing House of the Black Madonna, Church of Our Lady Before Tyn and onto the Old Town Hall Astronomical Clock. It wasn't quite the hour so we decided to have a quick look at Former Fruit Market area with all its ...
A Travel Blog entry by iancarmen from Prague, Bohemia, Czech Republic
... at the performers and the having a look at the shops in the area. At 7pm the ghost tour started in front of the Astronomical clock. It was a mcphees ghost tour and this one went into the town hall and underneath it. There were lots of stories about the ...
A Travel Blog entry by ozraftery from Prague, Hlavní město Praha, Czech Republic
... Dad wants to move here! After lunch we made our way down to the Old Town and watched the marionette show on the old Town Hall astronomical clock. It happens every hour and there was a big crowd to watch it, but it only lasts 30 seconds. Maddy reckoned it ...
A Travel Blog entry by kitkatgo from Prague, Czech Republic
... LOVED it). St. Nicholas Church, which is quite pretty, on the other side. Then there is the Astronomical Clock on another corner at the Town Hall. We were there just before Easter, and the square was filled with booths selling hand-painted wooden eggs, ...
A Travel Blog entry by juanitobosque from Prague, Hlavni mesto Praha, Czech Republic
... sits on one side of the square, The church of Tyn sits on another side and on the other side is located the town hall with the astronomical clock. As we cross the square we see the usual mix of tourists and also those seeking to make a little money ...
A Travel Blog entry by bailey-jh from Prague, Czech Republic
... St. Charles bridge (built in 1357), the Jewish quarter (the largest in Europe), the main square with the old town hall & astronomical clock (which chimes every hour), Prague Castle, Lennon Wall (a graffiti painted wall dedicated to the death of John ...
A Travel Blog entry by graybeard from Prague, Bohemia, Czech Republic
... (Staré Mĕsto) and Josefov, the old Jewish quarter. One of the highlights of Old Town is the Astronomical Clock on the side of the old town hall. The clock was built in 1410. There's a legend that the municipal council, upon seeing the ...
A Travel Blog entry by ctynui from Prague, Bohemia, Czech Republic
... one of the original eight city gates. We walked into the Staromestske Namesti (Old Town Square) where we saw the Old Town Hall, Astronomic Clock, the spires of the Tyn Church which rise above the medieval homes and the Bronze Statue of Jan Hus, the ...
A Travel Blog entry by diane.reed from Prague, Bohemia, Czech Republic
Really interesting old town. The astronomical clock was quite amazing in its detail. Not only did we see it strike 12 noon, but a bride married in the town hall threw her bouquet to the crowd waiting for the clock to strike. It must have been wedding day ...
A Travel Blog entry by travels_with_jk from Prague, Hlavní město Praha, Czech Republic
... in the Old Town Square, which has been Prague's main square since the 10th century. Sights in the square include the town hall, astronomical clock, and the Tyn Church which is unique for the dark twin Gothic spires that loom over the square. Another ...
A Travel Blog entry by chicasarita from Prague, Bohemia, Czech Republic
... Town Square in the center of the city. One of the most interesting attractions in the Old Town is the Astronomical clock originally built as an addition to the town hall in the 15th Century. Every hour the clock goes off, and the a statue of "death" rings ...
A Travel Blog entry by linda.g from Prague, Hlavní město Praha, Czech Republic
... communist domination in 1948, until democracy was established after the Velvet Revolution in 1989. We visited the 600 year old astronomical clock in the old town, which draws crowds of tourists every hour to see the procession of apostles. The view of the ...
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... you can't visit Bern without seeing the Bern bears, the many beautiful fountains downtown, and the famous Zytglogge - an old astronomical clock tower and one of Bern's most recognizable landmarks. Our first dinner was with Yvette and her two ...
A Travel Blog entry by joe-darlene from Prague, Bohemia, Czech Republic
... of the mighty spires of the Tyn Church. One alley (little street) away from our new digs was the Old Town Square and the Astronomical Clock located on the old city hall tower (our apartment was called, “The Astronomical Clock Apartment”). ...
A Travel Blog entry by rachbritton from Prague, Bohemia, Czech Republic
... we embark on a walking tour through the city seeing the Charles Bridge, the bridge towers, old town bridge tower, old town hall and astronomical clock / clock tower, Jewish quarter, old town square, Jan Hus statue, and Tyn church. As many of our ...
A Travel Blog entry by mandyandcharlie from Prague, Bohemia, Czech Republic
... bars, and surrounded by more of the city's beautiful buildings. We walked around in wonder just drinking in the sights; - Old Town Hall and Astronomical Clock: the clock dates back to the beginning of the 15th century, and huge crowds gather just before ...
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