This is a popular attraction in the Old Town Square (Staromĕstské
orloj or Astronomical Clock on the hour mechanically comes into
its own with a show of the Apostles appearing then disappearing in
turn. Other characters as
shown in the photograph left become animated to let you know that
the show is about to commence.
complex clock face tells not only the current time but also the
Old Bohemian time and Babylonian time as well as other things.