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The Powder Tower

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Lukáš HOMERENT
Lukáš HOMERENT
September 09, 2019
Powder Tower is a late Gothic building on the border of Na Příkopě Street and Republic Square next to the Municipal House opposite the U Hybernů House. It is one of the symbols of Prague. Celetná Street begins at the gate, which forms the first part of the Royal Route leading from here to Prague…
Jana
Jana
August 28, 2019
The Powder Tower is one of the original 13 city gates in Old Town, Prague, Construction began in 1475. The tower was intended to be an attractive entrance into the city, instead of a defensive tower. The foundation stone was placed by Vladislav II. The city council gave Vladislav II the tower as a…
R.Aşkın
R.Aşkın
June 12, 2019
The beginning of Royal Coronation Road and main entrance to Old Town in past times.
Aleksandra
Aleksandra
March 05, 2019
One of the original city gates, the Powder Tower dates back to the 15th century. It was renamed “Powder Tower” beginning in the 17th century because it was then used to store gunpowder. The tower houses a photographic exhibition of historical towers in Prague and has a viewing platform at the top,…
Michal & Friends
Michal & Friends
January 16, 2019
The Powder Tower is one of the original 13 city gates in Old Town, Prague, Construction began in 1475. The tower was intended to be an attractive entrance into the city, instead of a defensive tower. The foundation stone was placed by Vladislav II. The city council gave Vladislav II the tower as a…

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Location
5 nám. Republiky
Praha 1, Hlavní město Praha 110 00
Staré Město
Phone+420 725 847 875
Hours of Operation statusClosed · Opens 10:00 AM