Town clock of the Priori Palace (L'orologio del Palazzo dei Priori) - Volterra, Italy
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vraatja
N 43° 24.113 E 010° 51.574
32T E 650579 N 4807124
Quick Description: Clocks mounted on the front façade of othe oldest town halls in Tuscany, Palazzo dei Priori in Volterra.
Location: Toscana, Italy
Date Posted: 10/24/2018 1:31:24 AM
Waymark Code: WMZDD5
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1
Views: 3

Long Description:
The most ancient palace in the Piazza dei Priori in Volterra is Palazzo dei Priori, the present day Town Hall designed by Richard of Como. It is the oldest town halls in Tuscany. Building work began in 1208 and was completed in the middle of the 13th century. The façade has gone through several changes over the centuries.During one of the restorations (probaly in 19th century) a new clock was added to the front façade of the building. Its circular dial is made of white marble with black Latin numerals and black clock hands.
Status: Working

Display: Mounted

Year built: Not listed

Web link to additional info: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
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