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Interesting clock tower

This tower is different to many of the other clock towers in the Emilia Romagna region because it... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Nicholas H
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London, United Kingdom
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See the Clock Tower Built by An Astronomer

The interior was closed because the building is under construction but you can still view the... read more

Reviewed June 11, 2018
Linda D
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San Francisco, California
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This tower is different to many of the other clock towers in the Emilia Romagna region because it has a number of extra features. There is a cover above the clock face to shield it from the sun and the weather. There is also a...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Nicholas H
Reviewed October 31, 2018

This astronomical clock tells more than the time of day. It also displays the phases of the moon, the location of the planets, and charts the path of the sun through the Signs of the Zodiac. It was designed by a mathematician in 1473. Pretty...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 30, 2018

The clock tower is very impressive. You can go inside and learn how the clock works and how is was made.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed June 11, 2018

The interior was closed because the building is under construction but you can still view the exterior tower and the 15th century clock on its exterior made by Bartolomeo Manfredi

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Linda D
Reviewed June 7, 2018

This place is currently being restored. The sign said that it is scheduled to reopen in September, 2018.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank KerryandTim
Reviewed October 16, 2017

The clock is being restored at the moment, so there is no opportunity to climb the tower for the view.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank ES1211
Reviewed July 31, 2017

Fascinating looking clock, visible from street as you walk by, nothing to indicate its significance or age but unusual looking.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank David T
Reviewed April 30, 2017

A bit tight but they limit numbers in at a time. Lots of stairs are a must to see it. Nice old mechanism and a great view from the top.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank ForestGrove
Reviewed April 4, 2017 via mobile

The clock tower has seen better days but at it's peak it had a wide variety of functions. You can't miss it next to the round church.

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed October 7, 2016

We just viewed the clock from the outside, i didnt realise there was a museum, and is quite interesting, i took a photo them zoomed in to see all the detail on the clock itself which in addition to the time shows the sign of...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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