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Ornate clocks which have a certain charm. Reminiscent of Prague in many ways. Part of the 17th... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Gary B
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Looks good! I have been there many time, just need to improve my timing as I have never seen how... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2018
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This giant clock on the face of the town hall replaced the priceless original destroyed during WWII.
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Horni namesti, Olomouc 779 00, Czech Republic
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ornate clocks which have a certain charm. Reminiscent of Prague in many ways. Part of the 17th century town hall

Thank Gary B
Reviewed 8 October 2018

Looks good! I have been there many time, just need to improve my timing as I have never seen how Astronomical Clock works. Be there on time, every hour!

Thank AlesT1
Reviewed 25 September 2018

Olomouc has a beautiful and unusual astronomical clock. The figures that surround the clock face in gorgeous mosaics are depictions of workers. When the clock chimes workers with hammers start to move.

Thank Lynne T
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

We had come from disappointment in Prague, because their astronomical clock was still under repair, so this was a very pleasant surprise. I was even lucky enough to see it at work, a little. The only downside is that the clock is so big that...More

Thank NYCJuly
Reviewed 22 September 2018

This astronomical clock puts on fun display on the hour. The figures in the clock are all from the communist era and they slowly go around as music plays. It lasts much longer than the one in Prague. But it does get a bit tedious...More

Thank Irene A
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

Saw the face of the city hall studded with clocks, didn't realize they formed an astronomical clock. Thought the display was kind of charming. Didn't stay to watch the figurines move. Pretty and interesting display though.

Thank ClogsPL
Reviewed 26 July 2018

We stopped by this astronomical clock on several occasions as we visited the downtown Olomouc. It is nice but we never had the chance to see it in action. It is co-located with the townhall right beside the tourist centre.

Thank Dan_Explorateur
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

Must see. Covers section of front of building. Tile work has incredible detail and is amazing. Clock has moving characters. Depicts time, date, seasons and stars within the solar system at this location. A true work of art to be appreciated by all ages. Located...More

Thank campbellcreek
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

Beautiful murals from communist era along with a dial that has names for each of the 365 days make this a unique clock while not as spectacular as the Prague one

Thank thelonious22
Reviewed 29 June 2018

Not as nice as the one in Prague (=which is under reconstruction currently) but still very interesting. Shame is that it is not moving very much every hour but only at noon when the rooster signals its 12:00 and than the clock plays for 7...More

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