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Torre dell'Orologio

Piazza San Marco, Venice, Italy
+39 041 4273 0892
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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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“clock tower” (175 reviews)
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Piazza San Marco, Venice, Italy
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Reviewed July 22, 2014

Having done "drafting" work for my career, the details in the local buildings is simply magnificent. This could not be done anywhere in the world today.

Thank Wootchie46
Reviewed July 20, 2014

Located in St Mark's Square next to the Piazetta dei Leoni, this tower is featured in the James Bond film 'Moonraker'. Just to the right of the tower, you can see the Venini glass shop which is also featured in the film.

1  Thank ninjakitten007
Reviewed July 20, 2014

Booked tour online per Rick Steves' tour book. Definitely the way to go to avoid the line. Tour was not that exciting, but the view of St. Mark's from the top of the clock tower was awesome. Some of the best pictures we took in...More

1  Thank RunOhio
Reviewed July 1, 2014

We have booked the online tour and loved every minute of it. Tip: to pick the tickets you'll need to go at the Correr Museum (at the other side of the square, facing the Basilica) and then your meeting point will be said. Pictures are...More

4  Thank SamanthaVlassis
Reviewed June 25, 2014

We booked a tour online (easy to find on google) in English. We picked up the tickets at the Musee Correr, in the corner of San Marco, and was met at the door of the Clock Tower. There is a 6 story walk up, mostly...More

5  Thank NOLATravellers
Reviewed June 24, 2014

A highlight of our trip to Venice was visiting the clock tower. In order to visit the interior of a clock tower, one has to book a tour. Tickets can be purchased at the Correr museum. It was amazing to see the inner workings of...More

1  Thank Karen F
Reviewed June 13, 2014

I mixed up the clock tower (Torre dell'Orologio) and the bell tower (Campanille). So I first want to warn others not to do the same. The bell tower has an elevator, the clock tower has increasingly narrow sets of spiral staircases. You make advance reservations...More

5  Thank mayasfan
Reviewed June 1, 2014

You have to book a tour to visit the Torre dell'Orologio which takes about 45 minutes. The ticket needs to be collected from Museo Correr at the other end of the square & also entitles you entry to the Museum. The guide for the clock...More

2  Thank BluebelleLondon
Reviewed May 28, 2014

It may have been the time of year, but there were just 4 of us on the tour of the Torre del'Orologie on the day we did it (in early May). Maybe everyone else was up the Campanile, but we also got a great view,...More

1  Thank foxjenny
Reviewed May 15, 2014

We purchased our tickets at the Correr Museum. I believe you need a guide to tour the clock tower. Our guide did a great job of describing the history, politics, and human interest aspects of the clock tower. She also explained the technology behind the...More

2  Thank LynnCactusWren
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San Marco
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
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Shubha1981
July 2, 2016|
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Response from Martino B | Reviewed this property |
The key here is to book online and have a stress free trip all round , other attractions can be booked online and fit in a gondola ride while you there to soak in the atmosphere
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mohitta
March 31, 2016|
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Response from Kitti1 | Reviewed this property |
HI! You must register for a VivaTicket account first, then just follow the instructions. I just tried it & everything is working fine. OR You can call them at +39.041.2719035 ALSO - if you purchase the Doges Palace Secret... More
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2135bluesky
October 23, 2015|
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Response from GoforitSingapore | Reviewed this property |
There are at least 120 steps at Torre Dell’Orologio (St. Mark’s Clock Tower). I am sorry for not keeping count of the actual number of steps while I was enjoying a guided tour. I remembered there was no lift and everyone had... More
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