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Best City Views

City Spots - From the giant metronome on Letná Gardens - there used to be a statue of Stalin here. Across Lesser Town from the Observatory on Petřínn Hill. St. Vitus’ Cathedral – If you can make it up the 287 stairs to the top, you will witness a stunning view of the whole city.

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Powder Tower

Work began on this sturdy Gothic tower in 1475, but was halted eight years later when rioting forced the king to flee the city. It still lacked a roof when Josef Mocker was asked to complete it in the 1870s.

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