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Old Town Hall and Astronomical Clock

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Old Jewish Cemetery

Both are highly recommended by travel writers. Overall, Old Town Hall and Astronomical Clock scores slightly higher than Old Jewish Cemetery. Old Town Hall and Astronomical Clock ranks #1 in Prague with endorsements from 6 publications such as Lonely Planet, Fodor's and Time Out.

Both are highly recommended by travel writers. Overall, Old Town Hall and Astronomical Clock scores slightly higher than Old Jewish Cemetery. Old Town Hall and Astronomical Clock ranks #1 in Prague with endorsements from 6 publications such as Lonely Planet, Fodor's and Time Out.

tripexpert score
97
#1 in Prague
location

Staromestske namesti 1, Prague 110 00 , Czech Republic

endorsements
  • 9 endorsements
  • 68

    Atlas Obscura

    Macabre astrological automaton clock dating to the late 1400s.  Full Review →

  • 6

    Fodor's Tick Choice

    This is a center of Prague life for tourists and locals alike. Full Review →

  • 1

    Frommer's 33

    Crowds congregate in front of Old Town Hall's Astronomical Clock (Orloj) to watch the glockenspiel spectacle that occurs hourly from 8am to 8pm. Full Review →

  • 2

    Lonely Planet Tick Top Choice

    A hotchpotch of medieval buildings acquired piecemeal over the centuries, presided over by a tall Gothic tower with a splendid Astronomical Clock. Full Review →

  • 11

    Michelin Guide 55

    A powerful symbol of the magic of Prague, the clock represents the passing of time and life Full Review →

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93
#3 in Prague

Široká, 110 00 Praha, Czech Republic

  • 8 endorsements
  • 68

    Atlas Obscura

    Up to 100,000 Jews buried 12 deep rest eternally in this 15th century cemetery.  Full Review →

  • 6

    Fodor's Tick Choice

    An unforgettable sight, this cemetery is where all Jews living in Prague from the 15th century to 1787 were laid to rest. Full Review →

  • 1

    Frommer's 33

    Just 1 block from the Old-New Synagogue, this is one of Europe's oldest Jewish burial grounds... One of the world's most crowded cemeteries: a 1-block area filled with tens of thousands of graves. Full Review →

  • 2

    Lonely Planet Tick Top Choice

    Founded in the early 15th century, it has a palpable atmosphere of mourning even after two centuries of disuse (it was closed in 1787). Full Review →

  • 11

    Michelin Guide 53

    Both humble and illustrious Jews from the city's history are buried here, including Rabbi Loew (1512-1609). Full Review →

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