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Astronomical Clock

Horni namesti, Olomouc 779 00, Czech Republic
+420 585 513 385
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Clock Fun

Was surrounded by reconstruction but very easy to view and a great quick stop Good for educational... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
via mobile
Reminder of the Soviet past

Arrived to the town to attend the summer school. This astronomical clock depicting proletarians... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Nadya S
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This giant clock on the face of the town hall replaced the priceless original destroyed during WWII.
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good38%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“at noon” (11 reviews)
Horni namesti, Olomouc 779 00, Czech Republic
+420 585 513 385
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

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

Thank Jbaumer
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
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
Reviewed 11 July 2017

The size is smaller than the one in Prague, but the fun is the same, especially they turn the monks into workers....LOL

Thank Max_hkxx2001
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

It's a must-see place when visiting the city. The mechanics inside is still alive, so you can enjoy some small demo :)

Thank Pavel E
Reviewed 30 June 2017

Not as large as pragues, this clock has lts more happening. The saints have been replaced by workers who actually pop out of the clock, blacksmiths hammer, musicians play and even a rooster flaps his wings. we were told it only 'plays' at noon, so...More

1  Thank Kathleen S
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

Building is under renovation si the area is not as interesting now and harder to take pictures. Nice thing to visit while in the center of Olomouc on the main square

1  Thank Paul T
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

A modern type of astronomical clock in the center of Olomouc. Interesting mosaic decoration (socialist realism). Have coffee outside and watch the horology.

Thank Hana S
Reviewed 9 June 2017

Instead of saints, this clock features workers. Not hard to figure out it is from the time of communism in this country. Nevertheless, it is a pretty clock and if you time your visit, you can see the figures parading around. The clock is easy...More

Thank Sharon M
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