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A Travel Blog entry by nahury1 from Staré Město, Hlavní Mesto Praha, Czech Republic
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 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 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 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 goodner from Fribourg, Fribourg, Switzerland
... 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 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 mdaa from Prague, Bohemia, Czech Republic
... locals and tourists. Really neat buildings and cathedrals surround the square. One of the main attractions is the Astronomical Clock on the bell tower of the Old Town Hall. It’s a very one-of-a-kind clock. There are actually two clocks, the one on ...
A Travel Blog entry by bss-tour-2013 from Prague, Hlavní město Praha, Czech Republic
... Prague astronomical clock is a medieval astronomical clock and is mounted on the southern wall of Old Town City Hall in the Old Town Square. The Prague Astronomical Clock was built in around 1410 and is one of the oldest clocks of this type in Europe and ...
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 ...
A Travel Blog entry by kantors_abroad from Prague, Czech Republic
... created capitalism within communism. *** We finished part one of the walking tour with a visit to the Old Town Square and the famous Astronomical Clock. Every hour, the square is packed with people who stare upwards at the clock. All watch in ...
A Travel Blog entry by melissa2010 from Prague, Bohemia, Czech Republic
... Tyn (which has two towers - Adam and Eve), the St. Nicholas Church, the Old Town Hall, and my most favorite thing in Prague - the Astronomical Clock (or Prague Orloj)! The clock has 3 main components: an astronomical dial which represents the position of ...
A Travel Blog entry by annalisamurray from Prague, Bohemia, Czech Republic
... the square, we finally made our way to its southwestern corner to see the Old Town Hall and 60m tower with Astronomical Clock. The Old Town Hall, founded in 1338, resembles a row of private buildings with a tower at one end – it being ...
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Staromestske Namesti 29, Prague, Bohemia, Czech Republic
... from a 3 night break at the U Prince. It is a beautifully converted 13th century house right on the Old Town Square opposite the Astronomical Clock, and is in the perfect position for exploring the magical city of Prague on foot- it only took 20 mins to ...Traveler Rating
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Staromestske namesti 1, , Prague, Bohemia, Czech Republic5241 reviews
Completed in 1354, this seventy-meter-high tower features the famous 16th-century Astronomical Clock, an important symbol of Prague.