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8 clocks that will impress you with their size and design

What's the time? Nowadays people can answer this question by checking the time on the screens of their mobile phones. City tower clocks became symbols of their cities and some of them are considered as masterpieces. Let's check 8 clocks that are real decorations of their cities and attract many tourists every year.



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Joseph Morgan
Big Ben is not a clock, it's the bell.
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Dec 22, 2019 4:23PM
Jim Adams
#7 is wrong, Big Ben is the bell in the clock tower!
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Dec 20, 2019 7:10PM
Gaby Venero
You forgot to include one of the most beautiful clocks ever, the Prague astronomical clock
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Apr 20, 2021 10:24AM
Neil Curry
The one at Mecca is quite something. I was working at Mecca University with some of the university architectural lecturers in December 2019 and drove past it daily. It stands at almost 2,000ft and can be seen for miles, the surrounding high ground does nothing to hide it. The worlds highest clock tower. Some of the local people love it, other locals are less keen. It is quite an amazing piece of architecture to view though.
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Mar 3, 2021 5:31AM
Elena Podolsky
What about Kremlin's one?
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Oct 6, 2020 5:17PM
Alan Hardy
Bob Vandrish, Big Ben is the bell not the clock
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Aug 12, 2020 4:22AM
Bob Vandrish
Big Ben is a clock! They just did a huge reno on it recently
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Jul 6, 2020 5:06PM
Brenda Greasley
Big Ben tops the lot for architecture.
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Jun 27, 2020 6:33AM
Wayne Mason
This seems to be very one sided and yes #7 is not correct (lived under it for several years)
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Jun 15, 2020 7:14PM
Lynda Jenkinson.
What about the oldest astronomical clock in the world, in Prague? Some of these clocks are not impressive.
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Apr 13, 2020 5:43PM
Jenny Devereaux
Myrna Scott, I was really expecting that to be in the list.
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Mar 24, 2020 9:55AM
Hal Rose
Yes that one is sooo interesting!!!
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Mar 20, 2020 8:39PM
Emma Alabaster
https://www.itv.com/news/wales/2015-04-20/iconic-newport-clock-finds-new-home-after-seven-years-in-storage/ This clock is amazing, much better than some of the ones on this list.
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Feb 27, 2020 4:58PM
Alan Marks
I remember it well, back in 1982
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Feb 11, 2020 5:22PM
Darlene Davidson
Old City Hall, Toronto Canada is my favourite. I used to see that clock out my office window. That's my favourite.
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Jan 28, 2020 5:37PM
Rudy Datoc
How about the Steam Clock in Gastown, downtown Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada?
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Jan 11, 2020 4:56PM
carmen cristina caloian
Palace of Culture, Iasi Romania
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Dec 29, 2019 10:32AM

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