Prague orloj

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General Information

Prague orloj, also known as Prague astronomical clock is a medieval clock monument in Prague, Czech Republic. The clock is mounted on the southern wall of the Old Town Hall. The first clock to be placed on the wall is thought to have dated back to 1410, it is thought that the clock has been added too and improved over the years. The clock is fascinating to look at and it contains three different parts, the astronomical dial which represents the sun and the moon, statues of various catholic saints and also other sculptures most notably a figure of death.

Getting there

The closest station to the clock is ‘Staromestska’ which is served by both tram and metro lines. By tram, get on either the 2, 17 or 22 trams. By metro, get on either the line A or B to ‘Staromestska’ and then it is a short walk from there.

Opening Times and Admission

The clock is free to visit as it is situated in a public area, it is best to visit the clock during daylight.

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