Image Capture: May 2008
Destination: Czech Republic, Prague, Old Town
Subject: Astronomical Clock or Prague Orloj.
First installed in 1410 The Medieval Prague Astronomical Clock is the oldest functioning Astronomical Clock in the world. It is mounted on the southern wall of the Town Hall in the Old Town Square. Every hour it has a clockwork show (“The Walk of the Apostles” ) of the Apostles and other moving sculptures as well as a skeleton representing death.It is the subject of many myths, legends and fascinating stories.