Old Town Square tours and tickets
Explore the Old Town Square - the oldest and the most significant square in Prague dating back to around 1090 when it was just a market. Find out abou...In the top 5 attractions for Prague
The inside story
Explore the Old Town Square - the oldest and the most significant square in Prague dating back to around 1090 when it was just a market. Find out about its fascinating history as a place for merchants, rulers, executions, heroes and riots.
Old Town Square features buildings from various architectural styles including medieval, Renaissance and gothic styles. The Old Town Hall is the most famous building in the square and dates back to the 14th century. It consists of a Gothic tower along with the well-known astronomical clock. The clock, known as the Orloj, dates back to the beginning of the 15th century and is a huge tourist attraction today for those visiting Prague. It is the oldest operating astronomical clock and every hour between 9 am and 11 pm, the twelve apostles appear and march by the clock.