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The tower was originally part of the defensive wall, of which now just this tower and the gevangenpoort at the opposite side of the square remain. In the 1920´s the tower was in poor shape and was about to be torn down. However, a local...More
The Zimmer tower looks very attractive from the outside. The museum about time measurement is alright. Inside the tower one finds one floor where tides and times are kept of places around the world. The second floor shows the mechanism behind the clocks on the...More
There is a wonderful clock in the Zimmer Square in Lier. The Centenary clock has one large dial in the centre (1.5 m diameter). This dial shows the exact time (GMT+1, during daylight saving time GMT+2 is used instead). The twelve dials around the centre...More
Thirteen dials can be viewed from the outside, including the lunar faces, the Zodiac, tides of the sea, .. Inside of the tower, 44 more dials can be observed.
Every day at high noon exactly, an extra can be seen.
Closed on Mondays, and a...More
We were looking around for a tall tower, dominating the skyline, until we actually found it. It's a robust tower but all credits go to the hour piece. Both tower and clock are very well-preserved. It's worth the wait to see the sculptures on the...More