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Petrovaradin Fortress, Petrovaradin
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At one of the highest points of Petrovaradin fortress sits Petrovaradin Fortress, an old Baroque tower with one clock face on each of its four sides, featuring reversed hour and minute hands. Rebuilt in the 18th century, the 2 m (6.6 ft) clock helped fishermen know the approximate time from afar by seeing only the hour hand. Jokingly dubbed "the drunken clock," it reportedly runs fast during the summer months and lags behind in winter. Visit the site and check the accuracy of this local landmark for yourself. From here you'll also get unmatched views of the river and the rooftops below. Take a look at our Novi Sad holiday planner to schedule your visit to Petrovaradin Fortress and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • Capital of Vojvodina county in Serbia. Petrovaradin fortress give you excellent view on Novi Sad. Center of city is also beautiful with many historical buildings. You can taste domestic food which is ...  more »
  • The old clock, a small hand shows minutes and the big hours,the reverse of the ordinary hours.Is also made to people navigating the river, at a distance to see what time it is 
  • Clock is very interesting, especially the dial .a little hands for a minute, great for hours - :)....