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The Powder Tower

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"Prašná brána, or Powder Tower, is a historic landmark in Prague that once served as one of the city's main gateways. Dating back to the 15th century, this striking Gothic tower now stands as a testament to Prague's rich architectural heritage. Visitors can admire its imposing facade and ascend to the top for panoramic views of the city, offering a glimpse into Prague's medieval past and stunning vistas of its present-day charm. $4 entry "
"Mel says: Gothic tower gate built in the 15th century to be a grand a decorative entrance from the newly built New Town into the Old Town. The two cities were historic rivals and this other is the only remaining part of the walls of Old Town that remains intact above ground. The name of the tower today is Powder Gate because in the 18th century they used it to store gun powder."
"The Powder Tower or Powder Gate (Prašná brána) is a Gothic tower located in Prague, Czech Republic. It is one of the original city gates. It dates back to the 15th century and leads to the Old Town. It is one of the most famous monuments in Prague."

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