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  1. Old Town Square Eliška Vavřinová 1.6.2014 C3B

  2. Content • Maininformation • Historicalevents • OldTownHall • Prague Astronomicalclock • Churchof St. Nicholas • TynChurch • Jan Hus monument • Famoushouses • Sources

  3. OldTown Square

  4. Main information • located between Wenceslas Square and the Charles Bridge • center of the Old Town • thehistoric core • Royal road passes through here • NationalHistoricLandmark

  5. Historicalevents • widemarketplace • Jan Želivský – executed - Hussitemovement • 1621 – 27 men - leader of the Czech uprising • 1902 – manifestation - generalsuffrage

  6. OldTownHall • Prague uprising • astronomicalclock • gothic style • circular windows • pointed arches

  7. Prague astronomicalclock • thethird-oldestastronomicalclock in theworld • medievalastronomicalclock (1410) • theoldestonestillworking

  8. Churchof St. Nicholas • baroque style • Kilián Dientzenhofer • Czechoslovak Hussite Church • frescos, organ

  9. TynChurch • 14th century– 16th century • Prague's most importantchurches • architecture and interiors

  10. Jan Hus monument • secession bronze monument • Ladislav Šaloun (1915) • the fiftieth anniversary of Jan Hus burned at the stake

  11. Famoushouses House at the Stone Bell TynSchool

  12. Famoushouses Storch house House in Minutes

  13. Sources • http://www.praguecityline.cz/prazske-pamatky/historie-staromestskeho-namesti • http://www.praguecityline.cz/prazske-pamatky/staromestsky-orloj-%E2%80%93-historie • http://cs.wikipedia.org/wiki/Starom%C4%9Bstsk%C3%A9_n%C3%A1m%C4%9Bst%C3%AD