Prague’s Astronomical Clock

Renowned tourist attraction

Still ringing Built more than 600 years ago, the clock still works to this day. It will ring every hour, open its windows and the sculptures will move. This mechanical show never fails to attract tourists’ attention.

Still ringing

Built more than 600 years ago, the clock still works to this day. It will ring every hour, open its windows and the sculptures will move. This mechanical show never fails to attract tourists’ attention.

Made in 1410

The clock was made in 1410 by a clockmaker, Mikuláš of Kadaň, and a scientist, Jan Šindel.

It has three parts

The clock, which is also known as Prague Orloj, consists of three parts: windows with apostles on top, the astronomical dial in the middle and the calendar dial underneath. It is also decorated with numerous sculptures.