How often does the astronomical clock in Prague work?

What is the oldest clock in the world?

The worlds oldest surviving working clock is the faceless clock dating from 1386, or possibly earlier, at Salisbury Cathedral, Wiltshire, UK. It was restored in 1956, having struck the hours for 498 years and ticked more than 500 million times.

What should I avoid in Prague?

What to Avoid in Prague: Tourist Schlock

  • Karlova Street. …
  • Concerts — or anything for that matter – sold by people in period costumes. …
  • Wenceslas Square at Night. …
  • Astronomical Clock Show on the Hour. …
  • Prague’s Scams and Overcharging at Tourist Restaurants.

How safe is Prague?

Prague is a generally safe city, but the prevalence of car theft and vandalism pushes up the crime statistics of Prague. Due to the low risk of violent crime, the threat of pickpockets is a great issue. Begging is also a serious problem in this city and you can even see beggars in this city’s top tourist attractions.

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