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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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  • Tvrdjava Petrovaradinska.. Na kojij se odrzava Exit festival... Preko dana divan pogled na Novi Sad i super setnja za porodice, zaljubljene parove, apsolutno za sve... Posebno nesto u Novom Sadu.. Oba...  more »
  • Interestingly the Petrobarantin Castle's clock that shows the time in those who cross the Danube, the great indicator shows the time and the little the minutes, so that seeing it from afar
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  • the clock tower by itself isn't much but you want to get to the fortress anyway and it's right there