Metronome in Prague - something strange in the Lethecky Gardens

Rather strange sight whichit is easy to find in Prague - it is a Prague metronome located in Letensky Gardens. You can easily get here from the city center by moving through the Vltava. The sight, in my opinion, is strange because I honestly do not know what to look there.

Well yes - this is a huge metronome, highpowered by an electric motor (guess). Otherwise, how can he still swing back and forth without stopping for such a long time. It stands on a hill on a hill. Next to it is a paved area. Actually, that's all.

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Metronome in Prague

The place is favored by skateboarders, so aroundall painted graffiti. Ladders, walls, pillars, all tiles in sight. As if you were in some backwater of an industrial area, and not in one of the most visited places in Prague. From the metronome itself overlooking the city. Not bad, but the point is rather low, and trees interfere with the full review.

Next to the metronome pad there are a couple more.viewpoints that are located at the same height. The view there is better, without trees. One can clearly see Prague Castle, Charles Bridge and other sights. In general, the Metronome is a place in an extreme case, such a walk-through, without a wow effect.

Metronome in Prague

Metronome in Prague

In general, the Leten Gardens is a pleasant place. There are many paths, you can walk with children, walk alone. But the park in winter looks so-so, sad. Without leaves, bare trees, remnants of dead grass, gray. In the summer it will be much more pleasant to walk along the alleys, to be in nature.

Not far from the metronome, I noticed that a lot of peopleride skateboards and skates. Often cyclists passed, and even a group on electric scooters. There is such a type of group excursion in Prague when large enough scooters for a large group are taken.

Letheckie Gardens in Prague

Letheckie Gardens in Prague

Historical reference

Previously, there was a monument to Stalin. The largest in Europe, which was made of monoliths collected throughout Czechoslovakia. Since 1952, out of 32 thousand stone details, a monument has been erected for all monuments. Officially, he was called the "People of the Czech Republic - his liberator," and the Czechs called him "turn for meat." The column of workers and peasants, lined up behind the figure of Stalin, lasted only 7 years, from 1955 to 1962.

In the 62nd, it was destroyed in three explosions, despitethe tremendous cost of attractions. All this hype with the removal of the monument carried a purely political nature. What is interesting is that nothing equivalent in scale and significance was invented. The current Metronome appeared here in 1991 as part of the Universal Czechoslovak Exhibition.

The metronome is only an exposure, which afterThe exhibition was left by decision of the city authorities. She still causes skepticism among locals and bewilderment among visitors. According to the author of the Metronome, this 24-meter bandura was supposed to symbolize time and its inexorable movement forward.

Information to visit

Admission is free and round the clock.

I was in December and I can say that without foliagemore or less visible. But in the summer there will be no review at all, as I understand it. To come here solely for the sake of the metronome itself, definitely not worth it. If desired, it can be viewed from the Chekhov Bridge. But if we consider it as part of a walk through Letensky Gardens, then the Metronome fits harmoniously into the route.

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Prague Metronome

Prague Metronome
Previously, there was a monument to Stalin, a groupcomposition, erected in honor of the 10th anniversary of the liberation of Prague by the Soviet Army. Czechs nicknamed him "turn for meat". Now it was replaced with a giant metronome. Reviews about this replacement are ambiguous, but as for me - there is a great view of Prague and quite a pleasant park. Perfectly fit to pass a couple of hours, if the city has already looked at everything and he managed to bother you.
Read more about the metronome.

Previously, there was a monument to Stalin, a groupcomposition, erected in honor of the 10th anniversary of the liberation of Prague by the Soviet Army. Czechs nicknamed him "turn for meat". Now it was replaced with a giant metronome. Reviews about this replacement are ambiguous, but as for me - there is a great view of Prague and quite a pleasant park. Perfectly fit to pass a couple of hours, if the city has already looked at everything and he managed to bother you. Read more about the metronome.

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