The Old Town Square is without question the most interesting historical square in Prague. Its significance was even potentiated by the building of a town-hall that became the centre of Prague Old Town municipality government in 1338.
With the growing importance of the city, also this building grew, now it forms a block of houses from different historical epochs. Their bases are Romanic houses, the relics of which are found in the basement floors. The prevailing style, both in the interior and the exterior, is the Gothic. It concerns mainly to the corner building with the tower 70 metres tall) and the chapel with a bay window (sanctified in 1381). Gothic vaults are found on the ground floor (originally an arbour); also the old council hall with coffered ceiling comes from the Gothic period, from 1470.
The clockwork, the oldest astronomic-astrological central part of which comes from 1410, is very unique. Despite later