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Hoher Markt Clock (Ankeruhr), Vienna

Categories: Landmarks, Tourist Spots
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3.1/5 based on 340 reviews on the web
At the heart of a vibrant market stands Hoher Markt Clock (Ankeruhr), an Art Nouveau clock that tells more than the time. Built between 1911 and 1914, the ornately decorated, gold-accented piece is the creation of painter and sculptor Franz von Matsch, and it makes up part of the bridge connecting two parts of the Anker Insurance Company building. At the stroke of every hour, a historical figure crosses the bridge; at noon--the time the clock is most sought out--all 12 figures emerge (including Marcus Aurelius, Rudolf von Habsburg, and Joseph Haydn), accompanied by organ music from each era. Following the performance, browse the market for a great selection of fresh bakery, produce, and deli groceries. Add Hoher Markt Clock (Ankeruhr) to your Vienna travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Vienna vacation route planner.
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  • Attraction close to the Centre of Vienna, is situated in one of the oldest squares in the city. The beauty of the musical clock with beautiful images dedicated to the empresses of Austria that every half hour to Viennese music is giving us hours.
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  • I would not knock yourself out going here if you have limited time in Vienna. To get there walk past St. Stephan's Cathedral. The pedestrian mall turns into a vehicular street. Walk a short 2 blocks a...  read more »
  • This watch is beautiful and giving each midday hours with a melody very Vienna and small movements of this figures in the square more old throughout Vienna and in that side can stop to enjoy it for a few minutes that are worth.
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