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Missing from that point

Is not where is marked on the map.a lot of tends nearby...is not a pleasant place to be for... read more

Reviewed April 3, 2017
945alinab
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Bucharest, Romania
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See it out of Curiosity

Don't go out of your way to see the World's largest in functioning hourglass but, if you happen to... read more

Reviewed November 20, 2016
Joanne N
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Cornwall, Canada
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Apr 18, 2017
“Neat”
Apr 3, 2017
“Missing from that point”
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è un monumento rappresentante una grande clessidra
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Olof Palme stny. 3, Budapest 1146, Hungary
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Reviewed April 18, 2017

While it's not a big enough attraction to go out of your way to see, if you're already in City Park, it's a cool thing to check out! It's the world's largest hourglass, which should be called a yearglass as it only needs to be...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed April 3, 2017 via mobile

Is not where is marked on the map.a lot of tends nearby...is not a pleasant place to be for tourists.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank 945alinab
Reviewed November 20, 2016 via mobile

Don't go out of your way to see the World's largest in functioning hourglass but, if you happen to be nearby, have a look. This monstrosity made from red granite was to rotate 360 degrees over the course of a year and would need resetting...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Joanne N
Reviewed November 13, 2016

Pretty (and pretty big) construction in one of the corners of the City Park. If you are hanging around the park, you should take a look at it. But if you're dar away form it, I don't think it worths the effort.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank aguiar_ma
Reviewed October 24, 2016

During our visit to the Heroes' Square/City Park, our coach just parked near to the Timewheel landmark. It was learnt that this should be a sand clock for the year. By year end, the clock would turn upside down automatically and this idea was quite...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank YTCHENG
Reviewed March 24, 2016

I have read about this wheel in a review of what to see with kids in Budapest. Thanks to authors for explanations where to find it. If I had no referent points, we easily miss it. The concept reminds me the sphere on a Time’s...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Elena O
Reviewed September 23, 2015 via mobile

Looks like no. One of glasses is broken. The place mentoined here is wrong. Be carefull. It's near horos terek.

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Alexander C
Reviewed September 14, 2015

It is something special and seems interesting technically I am not sure I got it right worth a try if you are near

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Ilan V
Reviewed August 26, 2015 via mobile

Apparently given the Budapest people for joining the European Union. Also it appears to be expensive to maintain by the government. Nevertheless the city touts it as an attraction. An attraction for the tourists. Maybe time better spent on other cultural pieces, of which there...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank TonyC216
Reviewed April 6, 2015

Nice sculptured one-year timewheel, situated at the southern edge of Budapest's City Park. I missed an explanatory sign describing the background and purpose of this, but a Wikipedia search provided the necessary information. Unfortunately the lower glass pane on the one side was cracked when...More

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank DreamDogH
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