Stumbled across this accidentally and it was a lovely sight! Quirky and jolly! Lovely. It is only at a certain time tho so we were lucky
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Clock was not working when we first arrived but started working on our last day in Vienna. No signage letting everyone know that it was broken. People gathered around at the top of the hour and nothing happened. Nice to watch but not worth going...More
We came to see the clock at noon on September 25th. There were a ton of people waiting. I suspected it was broken when we got there and it was stuck between 5:00 and 6:00. It played music but no figures moved. Disappointing.
That is a funny one. So that you know, the books are not wrong and it is only at noon that something really happened. Since people are waiting, we all think something will happen at any hour. But it is not the case. When we...More
Waited a long time to see this working at midday only to see that it was broken.undergoing repairs. There is only a tiny sign saying it is under repair and it should be better advertised.
If you want to see it, come at anytime. Do waste your time on waiting to see it working between noon to 12:15 pm (as we were assured by the guides and waiters working next to it). We were there on Sunday and Monday, wasting...More
There was a crowd of us all waiting for the 12 o'clock gong and the procession of figurers. The time was well past 12 o'clock before it chimed/gonged with some accompanying music. However there was NO procession of figures which was a little disappointing as...More
Fascinating clock, so pleased to see it was working accurately. It worked all day and was good to work out when the characters were gong to change.