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This 14th-century clock stands on the north side of St. Mark's Square,and is known by its large clock face displaying the hours of the day, phases of the moon and movement of the sun through the signs of the Zodiac.
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There are lots of clocks and clock towers in Venice, some of very unusual design many built before the clock face format of 12 at the top was agreed, so many are 24hr with the number 24 in various quarters. Think we actually saw one...More
The views are a bit different than the Campanile, but far fewer people as the tour only allows 12 people for each time slot. Great history of the clock tower including the family that lived there, in order to maintain the clock. The stairwells are...More
We purchased this tour with our Secret Itineraries Doges Palace tour tickets, but did the tours on 2 different days. This tour is fairly short, but interesting. As a bonus, there's a pretty view of San Marco piazza from the top. It wasn't clear to...More
The Torre dell'Orologio on St Mark's Square is of huge importance, both practical, historical and symbolic in the story of Venice. All the greater pity then that it was obscured behind scaffolding for so long - undergoing a major renovation. Now though, this extraordinarily elaborate...More
This is a "must do" on every visitors list although you must be able to climb narrow and steep stairs as there is no lift. A 45 minute visit to the Clock Tower is a guided tour and must be pre-booked (this is not to...More
The most famous sestiere (district) in Venice has one of the world's most famous squares, St. Mark's (Piazza San Marco). Anchored on one end by the basilica, clustered around it are restaurants, museums, shops, orchestras playing in the square, pigeons, the grand pink Doge’s Palace (Palazzo Ducale), the soaring campanile bell tower, an astrological clock tower, plus gorgeous cafes and restaurants like Florian and
Quadri. Piazza San Marco is beloved by Venetians themselves. They book a table anytime, which offers a buffer from the fray. This grand outdoor drawing room attracts Venetians for a stroll too, especially late in the afternoon when the hoards of daytrippers thin out. It's simply a grand place to meet.