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Old Town Hall and Astronomical Clock

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The Old-New Synagogue

Both Old Town Hall and Astronomical Clock and The Old-New Synagogue are recommended by travel writers. On balance, Old Town Hall and Astronomical Clock is the choice of most writers compared to The Old-New Synagogue. Old Town Hall and Astronomical Clock ranks #1 in Prague with positive reviews from 6 reviewers including Lonely Planet, Afar Magazine and Time Out.

Both Old Town Hall and Astronomical Clock and The Old-New Synagogue are recommended by travel writers. On balance, Old Town Hall and Astronomical Clock is the choice of most writers compared to The Old-New Synagogue. Old Town Hall and Astronomical Clock ranks #1 in Prague with positive reviews from 6 reviewers including Lonely Planet, Afar Magazine 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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#9 in Prague

Maiselova 18, Prague 111 01, Czech Republic

  • 7 endorsements
  • 68

    Atlas Obscura

    Synagogue built from the stones of Solomon's temple contains the golem of Prague.  Full Review →

  • 6

    Fodor's

    Dating from the mid-13th century, this is the oldest functioning synagogue in Europe and one of the most important works of early Gothic in Prague. Full Review →

  • 1

    Frommer's 35

    First called the New Synagogue to distinguish it from an even older one that no longer exists, the Old-New Synagogue, built around 1270, is Europe's oldest remaining Jewish house of worship. Full Review →

  • 2

    Lonely Planet

    Completed around 1270, the Old-New Synagogue is Europe’s oldest working synagogue and one of Prague’s earliest Gothic buildings. Full Review →

  • 11

    Michelin Guide 55

    For some, the Staronová Synagoga was built with stones brought from the Temple of Jerusalem. Others claim that it appeared entirely built. Full Review →

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