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Public clock in Salzburg

Public clock next to the Franciscan monasery in Salzburg, Austria

This public clock, reflected in a simple window, is located on top of a walk way connecting the Franciscan monastery with the Franciscan church in Salzburg.

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Astronomical clock in St. Mary’s Church, Rostock

Astronomical clock of St. Mary's Church in Rostock, Germany

This astronomical clock was built in 1472 by Hans Düringer and is the only one of its kind still in working condition with its original clockworks. It is placed in St. Mary’s church (Marienkirche), the biggest of three town churches found in the Hanseatic city of Rostock.

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Lössl-Uhr in Bad Aussee

Lössl-Clock in Bad Aussee, Austria

The Lössl-Uhr (Lössl-Clock) is a technical gem in Bad Aussee. The public clock designed by Friedrich von Lössl was originally powered by changes in atmospheric pressure and temperature. Worldwide it is the only remaining exemplar of this kind of Lössl-Clocks. Due of too much vibrations evoked by the traffic nearby the clock works with electrical power now.

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The clock tower of Udine

The clock tower of Udine, Italy

After having lunch at a wonderful inner yard near the duomo I came across the famous clock tower of Udine. The tower is part of the Loggia di San Giovanni at the Piazza Libertà.

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The strange clock of Brno

Public clock of Brno, Czech Republic

On my walk through Brno I came across this strange clock. The story behind this clock refers to an episode in the history of the city. Which strange public clocks do you know?

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Clock tower of Graz

Clock tower of Graz, Austria

The landmark of Graz is a clock tower, generally known as the Uhrturm. It is placed on top of a rock in the middle of the city so one can see it from many places. Near the tower, there is a station for a special elevator. The shaft is located in the rock and links up the city with the clock tower.

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Clock tower of Bruck/Mur

Clock tower of Bruck an der Mur, Austria

The clock tower of Bruck an der Mur is part of Landskron Castle (Burgruine Landskron) high over the city. More…

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Ankeruhr in Vienna

Ankeruhr in Vienna, AustriaThis clock situated in a gangway between two buildings at the square ‘Hoher Markt’ (1. District) shows every hour a different historical figure of Austrian history.

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