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Old Town Hall and Astronomical Clock



The Old Town of Prague is well known for its Old Town Hall and Astronomical Clock. These two things are the mos t popular tourist attractions in the city of Prague. Both the buildings, Old Town Hall and Astronomical Clock are situated at the town stare of the old ton of Prague. People from all over the world come to the cit y of Prague and more specifically to the Old Town quarter of the city of Prague to see these beautiful Old Town Hall and Astronomical Clock.

The Old Town Hall and Astronomical Clock include the Prague astronomic Clock which is most popularly known as Prague Orloj. This is a medieval astronomical clock that is located in Prague since the 15 th century. It is situated to the south of  Old Town Hall and Astronomical Clock of the city is very well maintained too. The Old Town Hall and Astronomical Clock are the two most important tourist attraction of the city of Prague.

The astronomical clock consists of three primary parts. There is one astronomical dial, a clock work and a calendar dial. The astronomical dial represents the position of the sun as well as the moon. The dial also displays many other astronomic details. The clockwork which is known as the Walk of the Apostles gives an hourly show of the figures of the apostles as well as many other moving sculptures. The calendar dial on the other hand has medallions that represent the months.

The Old Town Hall and Astronomical Clock are important tourist attractions of Prague. Higjlight their unique the astronomical clock has some components that date back to the year 141. A Professor of mathematics named Jan Sindel and a clock maker named Mikulas of Kadan built this wonderful clock. The calendar dial was later added in the 1490s. Though the clock stopped working for several times it was restored again and gain. Till date the amazing clock manages to surprise the visitors with its complexity. The clock is an amazing example of the astronomical clocks that were made between the 14th and 15th century.

Among the Old Town Hall and Astronomical Clock the old town hall also is a beautiful building that has a old feel. The tower on the top of the town hall is very amazing. If anyone has a glimpse of the old town from this tower he or she is bound to get a spectacular view.

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