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Powder Tower
Top 11 in Can't Miss Attractions

180 Reviews
Historical Architecture
Liked by 9
March, October 10:00-20:00, April-September 10:00-22:00, November-February 10:00-18:00.
Recommended Sightseeing Time: 0.5-1 hour
Address: Náměstí Republiky 5 110 00 Prague 1 - Old Town
Phone: +420-725-847875

What people are saying:

Separates New Town and Old Town Prague. Very historic looking. Definitely check this out while in Prague!

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  • Wenovo
    Denville, New Jersey, USA

    Hard to miss

    I must have walked by thousands of times in the years past. Some things never change. It was always a good meeting place, everybody knew how to get there. With the large influx of tourists, they...

    Reviewed on /Date(1601366936000+0800)/
  • PavlaPavla
    Chrudim, Pardubický kraj, Čechy

    The Powder Gate

    The Powder Gate is located in Republic Square, right next to the Municipal House. The entrance to the tower is small, easy to overlook. The ascent is quite challenging, because the stairs are narrow a...

    Reviewed on /Date(1599259524000+0800)/
  • arshadmian786
    Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

    Nice Area

    A monumental gated tower which in the 17th century was used to store gun powder. It has an imposing presence, and one can walk through this and other gates to the old city area which is nice. Also ava...

    Reviewed on /Date(1592957557000+0800)/
  • olivehoover
    Venezia, Italia

    Prašná brána ---> gotic tower

    Prašná brána is a gotic tower and it is impressive. The tower can be visited but unfortunately I did not have time to enjoy the view from the tower. The area around Prašná brána is very nice, you ca...

    Reviewed on /Date(1585994118000+0800)/
  • GoGo2SlowGo
    Cedar Hill, Texas, USA

    Beautiful view

    This is the Czech name for the Powder Gate which is also a 200 foot tower. It was one of 13 gates into the old town. There is an observation deck on the top for tourists to see both the old and new to...

    Reviewed on /Date(1585384693000+0800)/

Additional Information


The Powder Tower is located in the Old Town of Prague. It was originally used as a fortress for the moat. It was later used to store gunpowder, so it was called the Powder Tower. In the 16th century, the king allowed the warlocks to study alchemy here, and in the 18th century used to store the sacristy of the Church of St. Vitus. It has now become a museum for exhibiting medieval art, astronomy and alchemy artifacts.
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