Rathaus Glockenspiel, Munich, Germany
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache
N 48° 08.242 E 011° 34.538
32U E 691613 N 5334776
Quick Description: The town hall's tower harbors the world famous carillon, which has existed since 1908.
Location: Bayern, Germany
Date Posted: 2/24/2007 5:10:00 AM
Waymark Code: WM18K2
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member LSUMonica
Views: 367

Long Description:
The figures of the carillon show parts of Munich's history. A joust is displayed in the upper part which was arranged for the marriage of duke Wilhelm V. and Renata of Lothringen.

The lower part of the carillon shows a famous dance of Munich, the "Schäfflertanz". It was arranged at the time of the plague (1515-1517) and has since been traditionally performed every 7th year in Munich.

The performances are as follows :

Nov - Feb at 11 and 12am
March - Oct at 11am, 12am and 5pm, no carillon performance on Good Friday
Status: Working

Display: Mounted

Year built: 5/15/2010

Web link to additional info: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
Photo of clock.
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