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Pictures of The Clock Tower St Marks Venice | Photos of Torre dell'Orologio





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Pictures & photos of the Clock Tower, Venice. The Astrological Clock Tower, or Torre dell'Orologio, is an early renaissance building on the north side of the Piazza San Marco at the entrance to the Merceria.

On the top terrace of the Clock Tower are two great bronze figures holding hammers which rotate and strike a central bell on the hour. The figures are of an old and young man representing the passing of time. They known as either the “shepherds”, because they...
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