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Hoher Markt Clock (Ankeruhr)

Hoher Markt 10, Vienna 1010, Austria
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Hoher Markt 10, Vienna 1010, Austria
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This large wonderful clock, called the Anchor Clock is something a little bit different. And I like something a bit different. It straddles the street between two parts of the Anker Insurance Company's building and was built between 1911 and 1917. Each day historical figures...More

Thank SteveJacksonnufc
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a beautiful and unusual clock set on a bridge between two buildings. At 12 noon, a series of figures proceed, with mechanical efficiency, across the face.

Thank Howi58
Reviewed June 14, 2017 via mobile

ive not got the secret of the clock its hard to undrstand but so amazing to read the clock and know the exact time😂

1  Thank drmshokravie
Reviewed June 8, 2017

Blink and you will miss Hoher Market. We walked through what is left of the oldest square in Vienna every day without realising where we were until I looked up the the rather magnificant bronze and copper Anker Clock. Not surprisingly not that many tourist...More

1  Thank Evets54
Reviewed June 1, 2017 via mobile

Attraction in the centre of Vienna. Worth a visit. At 12 all 12 figures pass across front of clock, so this is the best and busiest time to visit.

Thank CardiffCouple2013
Reviewed May 30, 2017 via mobile

If you are nearby, before noon, stop by. The 12 figures are unique and the organ soundtrack is perfect. The entire presentation us about 15 minutes.

1  Thank brianinboca
Reviewed May 23, 2017

This is a quite different and unusual clock. It is quite beautiful and historical figures tell the time and music is played at noon. Worth a look if you are in the area.

Thank Fellowtraveller00
Reviewed May 23, 2017

Centuries ago the Hoher Markt was one of the most important market areas of the city of Vienna. It is home to a large sculptured fountain commissioned by Emperor Leopold I and the Ankeruhr which is the famous gilded clock spanning an alleyway. Each hour...More

Thank profjoypc
Reviewed May 17, 2017

Not everyone sees this historical clock but if you find it its amazing. I am not saying that clocks are uncommon in Europe but this one doesn't work like others and seeing it animated is better than usual. Located 5 minutes towards the north of...More

Thank Bastian F
Reviewed May 16, 2017

This is located in the Hoher Market area and was built around 1911. It is a colorful clock that operates every hour and depicts some historical personalities.. Worth a look if you are in the area.

Thank Oldjack
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Inner City
In Vienna's best-known district, pedestrian boulevards
Kärntner Strasse and Graben connect you with landmarks
such as the Wiener Staatsoper (Vienna State Opera),
Vienna’s iconic Stephansdom (St. Stephen’s Cathedral)
and the vast compound of Hofburg, the Habsburgs’
former Imperial Palace. Peek down side streets such as
Annagasse and Weihburggasse, and Graben’s Seilergasse
and Habsburggasse, to get a feel for the center. The
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