Astronomical Clock - Rimini - ER - Italy
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member CADS11
N 44° 03.570 E 012° 34.110
33T E 305249 N 4881355
Quick Description: Astronomical Clock
Location: Emilia–Romagna , Italy
Date Posted: 8/14/2016 12:16:55 AM
Waymark Code: WMRWK8
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1
Views: 3

Long Description:
The Clock tower was built in 1547 in Piazza Tre Martiri, replacing the ancient “beccherie” (public butcher’s), and reconstructed in 1759 by Giovan Francesco Buonamici. In 1875 the top of the tower ruined due to an earthquake, and it was restored in 1933. The clock, which dates back to 1562, overlook a perpetual calendar assembled in 1750, decorated by terracotta panels depicting zodiacal signs, months and lunar phases.
Status: Working

Display: Mounted

Year built: 1/1/1562

Web link to additional info: Not listed

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