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Kula Lotrščak, Zagreb

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The Lotrščak Tower is a fortified tower located in Zagreb, Croatia, in an old part of town called Gradec or Gornji grad (Upper Town). The tower, which dates to the 13th century, was built to guard the southern gate of the Gradec town wall. The name is derived from Latin campana latrunculorum, meaning "thieves' bell", referring to a bell hung in the tower in 1646 to signal the closing of the town gates.CannonThe Grič cannon is one of the Zagreb landmarks. In the 19th century, a fourth floor and windows were added to the tower and a cannon was placed on the top. Since 1 January 1877, the cannon is fired from the tower on Grič to mark midday. The cannon was to give the sign for exact noon for the bell-ringers of the city's churches.
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  • It is up by cable car in the Centre of Zagreb, and stepped down immediately prior to the tower. If you go from the St. Mark's Church, go to the South from the Church is right at the end. You couldn't hear the pistol it would be at noon, I went was after 2 pm so unfortunately. Fee we can climb to the top of the tower. Building height is not so much that originally had a steep hill overlooking Zagreb city.
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  • Your in Zagreb - don't miss this tower! In my opinion it is one of the best scenic views you can find, since most towers provide a far distance view but this one is actually really close above the roo...  read more »
  • Not only does the tower offer 360' views of the city but it serves as the watch tower to alert everyone when 12:00 noon arrives. Plus, there is a lot of history here! The tower was originally used to ...  read more »
  • A historic tower in Zagreb's old town that was part of the old fortifications. Now it is most known for the daily cannon firing from it to announce the time. The cannon itself is tiny but it makes a loud boom. Views from the top are great.
  • Great view! Go at 12pm, when the cannon announces the beginning of the afternoon.
  • Shoots every day at 12 amazing
  • High noon cannon bang.
  • Real Zagreb experience
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