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Torro dell' Orologio

Torro dell' Orologio

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Sights and Museums, Monument, Landmark
Ranked #28 in Venice things to do
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Piazza San Marco, 30124 Venezia VE, Italy
+39 848 082 000
http://torreorologio.visitmuve.it/
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With canals and gondolas in and about seemingly every part of the city, Venice's Torro dell' Orologio is perhaps the city's best kept yet infamous secret. Unlike most of it's brethren, the clock tower ... Read more
is joined by buildings flanking it on either side, giving it the unique and beautiful appearance that it possesses. Originally built in 1497 this magnificent clock remains today a stunning surveyor of the Piazza San Marco it presides over. The ornate and intricate working of the clock not only captivates your heart but also inspires your soul.

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It's a beautiful emblem of Venice which overlooks Piazza San Marco. This clock tells the time and also the stars...very simple to look at but actually very special!

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New York City

One of my favorite landmarks in Venice, this clock tells not only the time, but the position of the sun within the Zodiac signs.

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The Clock Tower in Venice is an early Renaissance building on the north side of the Piazza San Marco at the entrance to the Merceria. It comprises a tower, which contains the clock, and lower buildings on each side.

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Bedford

Simply a stunning clock, surrounded by iconic architecture.

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