The Prague Astronomical Clock is a medieval astronomical clock installed on the south wall of the Old Town Hall in Prague's Old Town Square. Not only has it become a popular tourist attraction, but it is also a popular spot for locals to take wedding photos. This clock is divided into two upper and lower parts, exquisite and unique and quite ancient, but unfortunately because of the spread of World War II war, the bells that visitors can see now are mainly repaired after the war. After thousands of years, this big clock is still accurate and the locals often stop here for proofreading time.
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It turns out that there is no wishing pool in the square of Prague.
The most famous scenic spot in the old town is the Old Town Square. It is the main square in Prague. It is crowded during the day or midnight. In the old days, Prague Old Town Square was the "CBD" of the year. It is a collection of medieval buildings, including the famous Entai Church, the exquisite astronomical clock and the Old Town City Hall all gathered in the square.
A lot of people first met the old town square because of the famous "Prague Square" that Jolin Tsai sang. Later, Jay Chou took a wedding photo and chose Prague. In that he once wrote for the old love Jolin Tsai. The next song of Prague Square.
10 years ago, you wrote the love song for her; 10 years later, you took the other person's hand and walked in the square of Prague. Those in the world are wrong, you have been with him, but in the end, back to the place where you said good, the heroine in the love song has become her. The lyrics sang "In the square at dusk in Prague, you are checking out, I am cooking soup, this is the final answer to the story." The end of many stories gives us the most realistic answer, but it is not you, accompany him to the end.
In the Old Town Square in Prague, Wang Likuns return is fascinating. This square has a history of more than 900 years. It is home to many Gothic (high-rise and thin-skinned styles) and Baroque buildings (the wall is very bumpy, richly decorated, and the surface is heavily used). You can admire the famous St. Vitus Cathedral and the Bell Bell. The striking Gothic twin towers of the Enthai Church have long been a distinctive landmark in the Old City, with a distinctive Gothic exterior and a rich Baroque interior.
The biggest highlight of the old town hall is the ancient astronomical clock. When the mechanical puppets come out on time, they will attract a large number of tourists. At the top of the city hall is a tower, which overlooks the Old Town Square. The astronomical clock is designed according to the principle of the Earth Center of the year. The clock above is one year round, and the day below is a circle. Every day at 12 noon, twelve Jesus disciples appear from the side of the clock, six directions. Turn left and turn 6 to the right. As the rooster screams, the window closes and the clock sounds. It is ironic that it is said that in order to prevent the founder of the big clock from making another equally beautiful clock for others, he was stabbed with eyes.
The astronomical clock on the side of Prague Square is also a must-see attraction. It is said that its history can be traced back to 1410. Now it is 9:00 to 3:00 every day. When the hour is full, the top door will open and the 12 disciples will appear one after another. The tourists downstairs are crowded with people, densely packed with mobile phones, and the square and the astronomical clock are also the places where the tour group must come.
Tips: In the summer of July, I want to wait until at dusk at least after 9 pm, it is more difficult for a player who has just arrived in Europe, but I have been here in the early morning, but it is really beautiful, but the whole time is 12 The disciples appeared from 9:00 to 23:00 every day, so in the early morning, although there were few tourists, they still could not see. If you want to take a scene of 12 disciples, you must find a good position, facing the astronomical clock. There are two rectangular blue small windows and doors on the top of the two big clocks.
It was built by a fitter with tools such as hammers, pliers, trowels and so on. It has been accurate since then. Since coming to Prague, the famous astronomical clock certainly has to visit here. The astronomical clock is actually part of the old town hall. It is very important for the people of Prague. According to local legends, if the clock is not properly maintained and operated on time, the city will face disaster. The astronomical clock will ring for 45 seconds at the moment of the whole hour. When the ring is ringing, the time will be pulled. The twelve disciples will appear from the side of the clock and nod to the tourists. The god of death pulls the bell in the hand, two or two. In the window, six turn left and six turn right. Three of the apostles have personal actions: Peter raises his hand and prays, Paul nods and agrees, and Thomas shakes his head and questions. Of course, whenever this time, the astronomical clock will be crowded with tourists from all over the world.
There are four statues on the top of the astronomical clock that represent the anxiety of the 15th-century Pragueers. It can be seen from the photo below, from left to right, vanity, greed, death, pagan invasion, and the bottom The four are chronographers, angels, astronomers, and philosophers.
If you want to go to the tower, you need to buy a ticket. The place where the ticket is sold (that is, the entrance place) is on the second floor to the left of the astronomical clock. You can take the elevator. Ticket price: Adult 250 CZK (equivalent to 9.6 Euro), buy After the ticket is over, you can choose to take the stairs or take the elevator on the second floor.
I like it very much on other popular spots on Prague Square. It is a Prague astronomical clock that was made to be accurate in the fifteenth century and was still destroyed. I am interested in machinery. This astronomical clock can be described in terms of artistic style and technical content.
The two dials of the astronomical clock, the dial on the top is the astronomical dial, and the bottom is the calendar dial. The four figures on both sides of the astronomical dial, the mirror represents the vanity, the Jews with the money bag represent greed, the 12-point bell ring represents the death, and the Turkish pagans represent happiness (this is different).
Anytime passing by the clock tower, you can see the tourists coming downstairs, especially at 12 noon every day, the alleys are crowded. Because at this time, the two small windows above the dial of the astronomical clock will open, and the twelve disciples of Jesus will appear in turn, and the bells will ring and the golden rooster will scream.
You can go to the coffee shop opposite the clock tower at noon, find a place near the astronomical clock and watch it. Its dessert is very delicate. When the whole bell rings, most people will subconsciously look at the watch proofreading time.