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Old Town Hall and Astronomical Clock

Staromestske Namesti 1, Prague 110 00, Czech Republic
+420 775 400 052
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Prague Astronomical Clock Tower: Entry Ticket with Skip-the-Line Access
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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 historical town hall consists of a set of five medieval houses, the corner of which is adorned with a historical astronomical clock, a gothic oriel window and a massive rectangular tower. The lookout gallery on the town hall tower offers the most beautiful view of Prague. A tour of the historical halls in the Old Town Hall is a unique experience. The expensively decorated rooms date from various periods and are examples of the remarkable development of the town hall complex. The guided tours in various languages are organised in hourly intervals.
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“astronomical clock” (2,311 reviews)
“crowds gather” (120 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 22:00
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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+420 775 400 052
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Reviewed yesterday

I would plan my trip on being there when the clock hit 12. As there are so many people near the clock you may not want to stay long. But well worth the trip.

Thank richardbL6837CD
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A wonderful place, full of history. The building with the clock was covered in scaffold but the clock was still on display!

Thank Simon C
Reviewed yesterday

The astronomical clock is beautiful and interesting but the crowds make it difficult to enjoy. It was

Thank 27gill
Reviewed yesterday

Go on the top of the Clock with good camera! You can buy tickets from downstairs - in the tourist info!

Thank Deni_Yordanova
Reviewed yesterday

The clock is what it is - it's the sort of thing you have to go see but it's not mind-blowing! The surrounding area is stunning though and worth a nosy round. I believe you can go up into the clock but we didn't so...More

Thank Lejd0105
Reviewed yesterday

August 2017 there was building work on the tower so you could not go up it. The clock is exposed however and is relatively amusing when it rings although slightly underwhelming for the huge crowd that gathers every hour. The clock is definitely more interesting...More

Thank Molly H
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

On the third try we finally got on the front row to watch the astronomical clock chime. Got to see those 12 disciples move around. Be sure and get there a few minutes before the top of the hour so you can find a place...More

Thank RetiredTravelsEnid
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We rented and apt here and absolutely loved it. Didn't mind the noise of crowds all day long. People gather every hour for the astronomical clock . Lots of entertainment from musicians and others. It's a lovely place to hang out. Must, while in Prague

Thank foodie1440
Reviewed 2 days ago

Unfortunately, during our visit, the clock was covered with scaffolding and netting as the building is under repair

Thank Karen M
Reviewed 2 days ago

It is impossible to walk past the clock as the hour approaches; with a heaving crowd holding up cameras and other devices filling the space between clock tower and the pavement. restaurant. When it mark the hour it was a bit of an anticlimax -...More

Thank John_and_Gwyn
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Stare Mesto (Old Town)
One of the oldest neighbourhoods in town represents
the medieval heart of Prague. It’s no surprise it is
bustling with tourists every time of day. Križovnický
square, overlooking Charles Bridge with Prague Castle
in the background, is probably the most beautiful
square in the city. Its unique historical atmosphere
of gothic houses and churches, cobblestone streets and
squares, and stone towers blend together with the
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MelbourneMack
30 April 2017|
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Response from Ann L | Reviewed this property |
Forgot to add - you view the clock and its movement from the outside plaza.
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RedZarrocSpore
16 April 2017|
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Response from Helsbels123456 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry don't know the answer to your question we were expecting a lot so maybe due to the work that is going on it is not full working.
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Khairul R
8 April 2017|
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Response from HichamGM | Reviewed this property |
yes it increased
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