The Prague astronomical clock is dismantled for restoration
Moscow. 8 Jan. INTERFAX.RU — the Medieval clock tower, installed on the South wall of the tower of the old town hall in Prague, will stop and drive for restoration, the Associated Press reports.
For the last time before restoration of chimes struck at 9:00 local time.
Prague Atronomical Clock will be closed for a full reconstruction for 6 months! ??
Today on Monday, January 8 you can see Orloj for the last time before the complete repair. Then it will be dismantled and taken to the restoration, that will last about five to six months.
— Prague Castle (@adelino0614) January 8, 2018
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The watch will be disassembled and completely disassembled. Their details will be taken for restoration, because the town hall was seriously damaged during the second world war, and carried out work in the post-war period was not executed properly.
It is expected that the clock will return to the tower at the end of the summer.