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Clock Tower, Sighisoara
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Climb to the wooden balcony at the top of Clock Tower for panoramic views of the town. On your way up, peek into the mechanism of the clock, which rotates the painted wooden figurines of pagan gods personifying the days of the week. The tower was built as part of the city's defense system in the 14th century and used to control the main gate of the citadel. The four corner turrets symbolize the town's judicial autonomy. The roof of the tower gained its present Baroque form after a fire in 1676. The tower, which once stored the city's treasures, today houses its history museum. Put Clock Tower and other Sighisoara attractions into our Sighisoara family vacation planner, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • With an architecture different to it of Europe Western is attractive, but that, not is something that you leave with the mouth open.
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  • Build in the 14th century and expanded in the 16thcentury, the Clock Tower is one of Sighisoara’s main attraction points. It also hosts the History Museum - nothing out of ordinary, can be skipped to ...  more »
  • The clock tower offers a good view from the above to see the scenery of the old city. It also indicate the distance from it to some big city around the world. 
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  • Greatest highlight of Sighisoara citadell. Hosts the history museum, great views from the top and inside you can find the model of the old city from the 17 hundreds.
  • Fair price. Good views from the tower. Boring as a museum. Fair price to visit.
  • A nice museum where you can see medieval finds. The view from the tower is wonderful
  • Very nice view from the observers deck. Clock mechanism is well preserved and runs great.
  • Wonderful view over the town of Sighişoara. It was totally worth it to climb the stairs.