one of the major sights of the Prague

Prague Astronomical Clock

The Town Hall Clock, the heart of the historical center, is one of the most famous and oldest astronomical clocks in the world and is certainly one of the most sought-out of Prague's monument.

You can enjoy the view of it directly from your room's window and admire the work which has been, for many centuries, the symbol of Prague's history.

 

Where can you find Prague Astronomical Clock?

 50°4'55.736"N, 14°25'45.957"E

 


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The Old Town Square
110 00 Prague, Czech Republic

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Prague Astronomical Clock

360 degree photography of astronomical clock

Do you want to see 360 degree picture of Astronomical Clock in Prague - Pražský orloj? Visit http://www.360cities.net/image/staromestske-namesti-near-orloj-prague#60.90,-13.80,70.0 . In case you want your own 360 degree photography of products you sell on your eshop, Visit Fotorobot.cz and find out...

Hundreds of people want to see it!

Every day in the Old Town Square is a crowd of hundreds of people gathers to witness a unique event - the chiming of the Prague Astronomical Clock.

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Chiming the Hour

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During the day (9am to 9pm), the clock performs on the hour

To the right of the main dial, a figure of Death in the form of a skeleton starts the show by inverting the hourglass in his hand. Beside him, a figure of a Turk shakes his head. On the other side of the main dial are two of the Seven Deadly Sins. A figure representing...

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Prague Astronomical Clock

The Prague Astronomical Clock is one of the oldest European clocks of its kind (the first ever originated in Padua in 1344 and a second in Strassburg in 1354) and continues to hold its exceptional position. >It is unique in being the oldest of those where the original clockwork has been in...

History of Prague Astronomical Clock

  The oldest part of the Orloj, the mechanical clock and astronomical dial, dates back to 1410 when it was made by clockmaker Mikuláš of Kadaň and Jan Šindel, the latter a professor. It is one of the most famous and oldest astronomical clocks in the world and is certainly one of the most...

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