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Zimmer Tower

Open Now: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM, 1:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM, 1:30 PM - 5:30 PM
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Every place needs a fun, slightly cheesy, clock

medieval tower with a place needs a fun, slightly cheesy, clock. Spend a few minutes having a look... read more

Reviewed September 6, 2018
hanutd2015
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Melbourne, Australia
hard to find if driving around as its in a one way system

A quick stop off, to look, and wonder how did we ever cope before things like this came along. Lots... read more

Reviewed September 2, 2018
Stephen S
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Llanfair Caereinion, United Kingdom
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Reviewed September 6, 2018

medieval tower with a place needs a fun, slightly cheesy, clock. Spend a few minutes having a look and then sit down on the canal and get a beer, or a coffee, at the wonderful café next to it. Its Belgium so the beer, and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed September 2, 2018

A quick stop off, to look, and wonder how did we ever cope before things like this came along. Lots of near by cafes to sit and drink and look at the tower.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Stephen S
Reviewed August 30, 2018

The Astronomical clock of Lier is what Tower Bridge is to London, a one-of-a-kind piece of unique architecture. Easy to reach from the main marketplace, it is surrounded by many cafés that would give you the opportunity to study its cadrans while relaxing sipping the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 20, 2018

You can not go to Lier and not go and see the Zimmer Tower. One the most visited place of Lier. The unique tower is visited by every tour guide, every schooltrip, every group of friends passing in Lier. It's a small tower with a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Christel D
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

They repaired this clock and it is a beauty There are not many like these left in the world It is a time machine that makes you jump back in the past Enjoy this time travel

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed April 21, 2018 via mobile

If one is interested in early 20th century astronomical clocks, one should visit this museum, dedicated to the heritage of the Flemish clockmaker Louis Zimmer. In the pavilion next door, build in 1960, part of the museum where the entrance is situated, the exposition starts...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed March 30, 2018

We didn't know what to expect, but the tourist info recommended it and it only cost a couple of euros each. Wow, the treasures inside! The Wonder Clock is truly amazing, and the collection of clock technologies was surprisingly fascinating. The tower clock was of...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed October 12, 2017 via mobile

I have visited many of these "Towers" in many popular cities in Western Europe. I have to say this one is still special. Try to be there around noon to experience even more of it. Check the front but also the sides ;)!

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank 396alessandraf
Reviewed September 27, 2017

This fascinating clock tower is in the lovely little town of Lier which with it's perfect beguinage and pleasant historic centre makes for a pleasant day trip from Antwerp. Try and be at the clock at Noon. We were fortunate in that when we arrive...More

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank AllanJGJ
Reviewed August 9, 2017

must see place in the world for clock and watch lovers. extra-ordinary, historic clock art, an amazing experience ! qiuite learnfull as well ! Historic treasure ! small but excellent !

Date of experience: October 2016
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