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Metronome

Where there once was a statue of Joseph Stalin now stands the Metronome in the centre of Prague. This is a fully functional instrument that keeps time as it overlooks the Vlatka River. It was designed by the acclaimed artist, Vratislav Novak. It stands 23 metres tall and was built in 1991. It is now a major landmark within the city and is known for being a meeting place for young people, especially as there is a skateboard plaza behind it. It is said that one of the best views of the city can be had from the Metronome.

  • Have a picnic in the shadow of the Metronome and enjoy the view of Prague, especially lovely in the sunset hours, just be sure to stay clear of the skaters.
  • Meet with friends at the nuclear bunkers that are directly underneath this sturdy time keeper in Prague and are a legacy of the Cold War that so influenced the history of the world.
  • Walk just a short distance from the Metronome and enjoy a meal at the Hanavsky Pavilion, which was built in the 1800's and is now a café.

The Metronome can be accessed from the city centre by walking across the Stefaniku Bridge. Driving oneself is not recommended, and though taxis are available they are expensive. Public transportation, however, is excellent and consists of metros, trams, and buses. Trains run from just before 5 am and stop running after midnight. The two trams run scenic and historic routes along the old tracks. Buses run the on the outside of the city where there are no metro stations so you'll have to transfer if coming from the outskirts of Prague.

Hotels near Metronome

283 hotels near Metronome

1 Hotel Leonardo Prague

4 stars
4.0 / 5 2 reviews

Karoliny Svetle 27 Map

Travellers in Prague find ideal base in Hotel Leonardo Prague, featuring well-designed spaces furnished with Art Nouveau antiques, modern amenities and equipped meeting facilities. Set in the... More

2 Hotel Hastal Prague Old Town

4 stars
4.2 / 5 6 reviews

Hastalska 1077/16 Map

Discover the romantic atmosphere of the Hastal Square and the historical monuments, while staying in the Hotel Hastal Prague Old Town and benefit from the wonderful facilities extended to make your... More

3 Hotel Golden Crown

4 stars
Not yet reviewed

Vladislavova 26 Map

Prague, city known for his architecture and his spires, is also known for his Kings and his History. The Hotel Golden Crown is located in Vladislavova street one of the oldest in Prague that never... More

4 Hotel Kings Court

5 stars
4.7 / 5 3 reviews

U Obecniho domu 3 Map

Hotel Kings Court Prague is a historical neo-Renaissance-style building that offers classically tasteful accommodations to holidaymakers visiting the capital of the historic region of Bohemia.... More

5 Archibald At the Charles Bridge

4 stars
5.0 / 5 2 reviews

15 Na Kampe Map

Offering traditional as well as contemporary style architecture, this property offers the good hospitality and extreme comfort to all guests planning for a holiday in Prague. GeneralThe hotel's... More

6 Prague Marriott Hotel

5 stars
4.5 / 5 4 reviews

V Celnici 8 Map

Prague is one of Europe's most enchanting cities. Experience this majestic jewel at Prague Marriott Hotel, just steps from Old Town Square and all major attractions. This upscale hotel in Prague... More

7 Hotel Friday

4 stars
4.4 / 5 5 reviews

Na Prikope 13 Map

Friday Hotel Prague gives holidaymakers plush accommodations in the historical centre of the Czech capital. The chic hotel is only a few metres from the UNESCO World Heritage Site Old Town Square.... More

8 Clarion Hotel Prague Old Town

4 stars
4.0 / 5 3 reviews

Hradebni 9 Map

Centrally located, featuring impressive lodgings, The Clarion Hotel invites you to enjoy a memorable stay in Prague. GeneralTo host your seminar and meetings, the hotel features a flexible and... More

9 Hotel President Prague

5 stars
5.0 / 5 8 reviews

100 Namesti Curieovych Map

Offering cosy accommodation and convenient facilities, the Hotel President Prague is a perfect place for both business and leisure travellers. GeneralThe hotel offers 5 meeting rooms, which are... More

10 The Charles Hotel Prague

4 stars
5.0 / 5 4 reviews

Josefska 1, 118 00 Praha 1 Map

Featuring an elegant decor and comfortable accommodation, this hotel welcomes you for an unforgettable holiday in Prague. GeneralYou can visit the city's attractions such as the Petrln Hill,... More