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Torre dell'Orologio

Piazza San Marco, Venice, Italy
+39 041 4273 0892
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This 14th-century clock stands on the north side of St. Mark's Square,and is known by its large clock face displaying the hours of the day, phases of the moon and movement of the sun through the signs of the Zodiac.
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Piazza San Marco, Venice, Italy
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"mark's square"
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Reviewed 28 January 2018

Impressive clock of Renaissance period the clocks bronze bell is stuck hourly by tow men on the top of the tower. The dial is impressive art with Roman numbers and Zodiac signs . The emblem of Venice is adorned in the top central part of...More

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Reviewed 27 January 2018

The Torre dell'Orologio is a really beautiful building with again some amazing architecture at one end of St. Mark's Square. The really nice things is to hear the chimes of this clock tower which really adds to the excitement of being in St. Mark's Square.

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Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

While its easy to give this beautiful clock tower just a quick glance while being distracted by the delights of San Marco, it is worth taking a good look at the intricate detail on the clock and of you have time listen to the bells...More

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Reviewed 12 January 2018

Witnessed the procession of the Magi on the upper terrace, that was very memorable. Square was packed for the occasion

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Reviewed 11 January 2018

It will be very difficult for you to miss this beautiful clock tower when you finally make it to San Marco Square. It really is impressive! It's incredible to imagine that this clock tower has been around since the 1400's. My eyes were drawn directly...More

Thank ShanOC
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Reviewed 2 January 2018

After a long period of careful restoration the clock is visible once again - and it beautiful. Do look out for it if in San Marco, and do take a camera

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Reviewed 30 December 2017

This cobalt blue clock with astrological symbols and stars is beautiful. Topped by the Venetian winged lion it is an iconic symbol of the city. Loved the clock chimes on the hour.

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Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Elena was our tour guide and she was amazing. Really informative and funny. The history of the clock tower was interesting and made me want to know more about it. The views were spectacular and we had a lovely clear day so we could see...More

Thank MrsBaum
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Reviewed 27 December 2017

Beautiful building on Piazza San Marco next to the Basilica. Every hour, the Renaissance-style clock that is topped by two bronze Moors hammer out the hours of the day.

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Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

If you are at the square, you should wait for the clock to sound in the hour. There will be 2 statues sounding the bell.

Thank Erico2709
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The most famous sestiere (district) in Venice has one
of the world's most famous squares, St. Mark's (Piazza
San Marco). Anchored on one end by the basilica,
clustered around it are restaurants, museums, shops,
orchestras playing in the square, pigeons, the grand
pink Doge’s Palace (Palazzo Ducale), the soaring
campanile bell tower, an astrological clock tower,
plus gorgeous cafes and restaurants like Florian and
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cravingescape
22 January 2018|
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Response from MilwaukeeCraig | Reviewed this property |
Should be no problem clock tower tour lasts ~ 30 minutes Doge's Palace is across the square
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Shubha1981
2 July 2016|
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Response from Martino B | Reviewed this property |
The key here is to book online and have a stress free trip all round , other attractions can be booked online and fit in a gondola ride while you there to soak in the atmosphere
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mohitta
31 March 2016|
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Response from Kitti1 | Reviewed this property |
HI! You must register for a VivaTicket account first, then just follow the instructions. I just tried it & everything is working fine. OR You can call them at +39.041.2719035 ALSO - if you purchase the Doges Palace Secret... More
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