Astronomical Clock or Prague Orloj

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Overview

The medieval tower clock is located on the southern side of Old Town Square. The clock was installed in 1410, making it the third-oldest astronomical clock globally and the oldest clock still operating.
Each round hour, between 9 am to 11 pm, the clock procession of the Twelve Apostles sets in motion.
Inside is a staircase and an elevator, which visitors can climb or ride to the top to take in beautiful 360 views over the Old Town.

Country

Czechia (Czech Republic)

Approx. Duration

1 – 2 hours

Accessibility Level

Accessibility Level – High

Local Currency

Czech koruna (Kč)

Price Level

Min. Price

Partially Free

Address

Prague Astronomical Clock, Old Town Square, Old Town, Czechia

Spoken Languages

Czech (official) and English

Recommended Age

Teens, Adults, Seniors

Pricing Details

You can just view the clock from the outside and enjoy the show for free.

If you want to enter and see the inside, you’ll have to buy tickets:


  • Adult: 225 Kc

  • Children 6-15 yrs: 135 Kc

  • Student under 26 yrs: 135 KC

  • Seniors over 65 yrs: 135 Kc


quick tip Early birds, buying a ticket in the first hour after opening (see the official website for updated hours) gets 50%.

Electricity

230V

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Best Time To Visit

The best seasons to visit Prague are spring and fall when the weather is mild, and there are fewer tourists.
Summertime means warmer temperatures and many tourists. It also means higher hotels and flights rates.
Prague also enjoys many visitors during the Christmas season, but note that you should expect a fair amount of snow and low temperatures.

* Remember to check the weather forecast few days before the trip and before heading to the airport. *

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