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Astronomical Clock

Horni namesti, Olomouc 779 00, Czech Republic
+420 585 513 385
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Impressive clock

Ok, I would not go to Olomoc just to see this clock, but beeing there it is worth spending a few... read more

Reviewed 6 January 2018
Imre J
Worth a visit

Though not as large as the astronomical clock in Prague, you will enjoy the architecture of this... read more

Reviewed 26 December 2017
Gabigabs
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This giant clock on the face of the town hall replaced the priceless original destroyed during WWII.
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good38%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“at noon” (11 reviews)
“the main square” (11 reviews)
“communist era” (5 reviews)
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Horni namesti, Olomouc 779 00, Czech Republic
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Reviewed 6 January 2018

Ok, I would not go to Olomoc just to see this clock, but beeing there it is worth spending a few minutes. We could not find out when the bells are going to ring as the tourist information next to it was closed for inventory...More

Thank Imre J
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Reviewed 26 December 2017

Though not as large as the astronomical clock in Prague, you will enjoy the architecture of this clock. If you want to see it working, you will have to plan your visit for noon, the only time the figures move.

Thank Gabigabs
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Reviewed 18 December 2017

This fascinating astronomical clock is situated on the wall of the city town hall. Every day at 12 sharp, it marks the noon by playing three "songs" while the figures are moving. At the end, the rooster crows and that´s it. The figures are a...More

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Reviewed 15 October 2017

This historical astronomical clock was "redesigned" by the communists. It's in a prime location in the main square, on the side of the town hall. But unless you go at the one time of day when everything moves, you only see two men with hammers...More

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Reviewed 5 October 2017

I was surprised as to how interesting it was. Enjoyed reading the history. I thoroughly recommend it.

Thank Bruce F
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Reviewed 20 September 2017

If you work out how to read it let me know! Very interesting conglomeration of dials, and "things" happen on the hour. Great that it has been kept working for so long.

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Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Was surrounded by reconstruction but very easy to view and a great quick stop Good for educational and historic perspective

Thank Jbaumer
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Reviewed 18 August 2017

Arrived to the town to attend the summer school. This astronomical clock depicting proletarians, workers, farmers and sportsmen, reminded of the Soviet past of Eastern bloc:

Thank Nadya S
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Reviewed 17 August 2017

This is a cheap communist version of the magnificent astronomical clock in Prague. There is not much to say about it other than that I find it ugly, I understand that it might have now some historical value, but I would just get rid of...More

Thank Nico S
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Reviewed 19 July 2017

It is Astronomical Clock rebuild by communist who were to lazy to build their own.. so tourist may see example of their "art" and stupidity in one

Thank Michal K
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