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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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Piazza San Marco, Venice, Italy
San Marco
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Reviewed September 18, 2018

Beautiful sight in a lovely city Remember to look up to avoid missing all sorts of interesting sites around Venice

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Mary M
Reviewed September 15, 2018 via mobile

We saw this whilst in Mark's Square and thought it was worth a snap. Unfortunately didn't go in or read much about it. Cool nonetheless and worth checking out if in the square already.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 14, 2018

i been in Venise thousand times, Venice is wonderful with wonderful food ,just the invasion of this robber make it differnt

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed September 10, 2018

Bought the Venice Unica pass and I think I added this to it or I bought it separately. Anyway the tour guide was a lot of fun, she was hilarious in her narrative. Meeting point is at the Correr museum, up 2 flights to the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank rri123
Reviewed September 5, 2018

We visited the Torre dell' Orologio after the Correr Museum (and as part of it). We had taken the 'Secret Tour' in the Doges Palace and when we went to pay for the Correr Museum we were told we could visit for 7 Euro and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank joshuatree28
Reviewed August 27, 2018

This is an interesting clock on the side of St. Matk's Square. The figures above move on the hour. Good view of theat from the Basilica balcony.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank bigtyke
Reviewed August 23, 2018

Beautiful old clock but kept me awake! Historic explanation plaque which you should read to appreciate its history

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank OldCodgers57
Reviewed August 20, 2018

Due to its location, on St. Marks`s Square, sided by so many other beautiful things, the Torre dell`Orologio, almost slips by unnoticed. Fortunately, a very dear friend of mine, brought it to my attention (by the way, thanks, my dear). And she was right. It...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Carlos B
Reviewed August 11, 2018

The architecture is amazing and so beautiful! The details are exquisite and the workmaship is from a time when laborers took time, skill and love to do such lovely craftsmanship!

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank travelgyspy
Reviewed August 10, 2018

the tour was ok, but the rooftop views of Piaza San Marco and the city was beautiful. Make sure to meet at Museum Correr for the tour, instead of the Clock tower.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Tyrannosaur
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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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May 6, 2018|
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Response from MilwaukeeCraig | Reviewed this property |
As I recall no - many sets of stairs to climb
January 22, 2018|
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Response from MilwaukeeCraig | Reviewed this property |
Should be no problem clock tower tour lasts ~ 30 minutes Doge's Palace is across the square
July 2, 2016|
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Response from 827martinob | 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