"There are so many must see..." Old-Town Hall Tip by Venturingnow

Old-Town Hall, Prague: 153 reviews and 273 photos


<font color= blue><B> There are so many must see activities in Prague, that you have to go and find them for yourself to be able to truly appreciate it all. But, the Old town Square is a nice place to get yourself orientated with the city, and it's sort of in the center of things, and you can get everywhere else from here rather quickly. This is Staromestské námestí, the most spectacular square in Prague. From the eleventh century, it was Prague's main marketplace. At its centre is the dramatic Art Nouveau Jan Hus Monument. When John of Luxembourg gave Prague the right to have a town hall in 1338, the community bought a corner house on the square, gradually incorporating neighbouring buildings to form the Old Town Hall (Staromestská radnice). Over the next century, the east wing was added, but only its graceful Gothic oriel and wedge-tower survived the arson of retreating Nazis. On the south facade, the central powder-red building now forms the entrance to the whole complex (Mon 10am-5pm, Tues-Sun 9am-6pm). You can also climb the tower for some kickin views!

Address: Starometska radnice- Starometske namesti.
Directions: Old Town Square
Phone: 420775400052
Website: http://www.staromestskaradnicepraha.cz/en/astronomical-clock

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  • Written Aug 25, 2002
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