What to Expect
The miniature depicts the Old Town Hall with the famous Astronomical clock.
The Old Town Hall consists of a set of several historical houses. It dates back to 1338 when it became the seat of the administration of the Old Town of Prague. The medieval tower clock is located on the southern side of the Old Town Hall Tower.
The Prague Astronomical Clock has been for more than 600 years one of the greatest treasures of the city. The clock was first installed in 1410, making it the third-oldest astronomical clock in the world and the oldest clock still operating.
The clock mechanism has three main components — the astronomical dial, representing the position of the Sun and Moon in the sky and displaying various astronomical details, and 'The Walk of the Apostles. When the clock strikes the hour, the procession of the Twelve Apostles sets in motion. It is possible to tell from the clock dial what day it is and its position in the week, month, and year. The Astronomical Clock also tracks Central European, Babylonian, and Sidereal times – the last one in the world to do so! It is also possible to see the position of celestial bodies on it. On the calendar with replicas of paintings by Josef Mánes, you can see which sign of the zodiac currently reigns.
- Material: ceramic/porcelain
- Size: 7,5 cm x 7,5 cm
Pick up your product at any time from 09.00 till 16.00 at our office GET PRAGUE GUIDE at Maiselova 5, 110 00, Prague 1 or we can send it to your address via post (the shipping is not included in the price of the item).