Astronomical Clock

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Astronomical Clock information

Prague , Czech Republic
Address
Extras Old Town Hall, Staroměstské náměstí
Getting there
metro Staroměstská
Opening hours
chimes on the hour 9am-9pm
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Lonely Planet review

Ironically, if you wish to tell the time in the Old Town Square, it's easier to look at the clock above this, because this 1490 mechanical marvel is tricky to decipher. The clock's creator, Master Hanuš, was allegedly blinded so he could not duplicate the clock elsewhere, although this is undoubtedly a myth.