Located in New Town is Prague’s tallest belfry. This Gothic tower was completely renovated in 2002 and features 10 floors, which are comprised of a café, a whiskey bar and shop, galleries, a restaurant on two floors, a kitchen, a lovely look out point and more. This whimsical tower is an attractive place for a romantic dinner, a friendly drink in the Scottish themed bar or simply a delectable dessert with a delicious Italian coffee. The atmosphere in the tower is perfect as you feel like you have actually gone back in time to the middle ages. If you wish to wine and dine with your loved one, you couldn’t pick a better location and atmosphere! The late Gothic tower dates back to 1472, however, the attractive structure has been reconstructed and altered several times. For example a major fire destroyed part of the Gothic tower and so it was rebuilt in the Baroque style in 1745. The current look of the tower is Gothic as Mocker a well-known architect reconverted the tower back to its former glory sometime in the past. This multi-level attraction is a must for anyone interested in history, architecture, and gorgeous city views, gastronomy, Whiskey and more. Furthermore the tower now features an elevator for those who wish not to climb the 10-story staircase. The Gothic belfry features three bells. The oldest bell, Maria dates back to 1518 and weighs 500 kilos. Another bell, Henry or Jindřich in Czech, cast in 1680 is the heaviest at 3,500 kilos while Dominik, cast in 1850 weighs 1,000 kilos. If you dine at the belfry restaurant you will be able to sit by these impressive and massive bells.
Address: Jindřišská věž, Praha 1, +420 777 102 517, +420 224 232 429, www.jindrisskavez.cz
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