Old Town Hall, Prague

Old Town Hall, Prague

The Old Town Hall (Staromĕstská Radnice) was built in 1338 and is both a tourist attraction and also the tourist information centre for Prague. For tourist information, it’s packed with useful advice inside on things to see and the staff were helpful too. The other two features here are the historic Old Town Hall Tower which has a terrific view of the Old Town and also the Astronomical Clock which is on the outside wall of the tower.

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Zizkov TV Tower, Prague

Zizkov TV Tower, Prague

The Zizkov TV Tower is such a contrast to the historic parts of Prague that it has to be seen to be believed. It reminds you more of a soviet missile than a TV tower and the artwork sculptures of babies crawling up it make it even more bizarre. It was completed in 1992, so it’s one of the last legacies of the communist era and it has an indoor observation area and a restaurant/café with the most amazing views of Prague. The public areas look like boxes that have been stuck on the outside of the tower.

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