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The Clock Tower was built over the Harbour door, which connected the port and the city walls. Numerous written evidence shows that the clock was there before and that numerous repairs were carried out on it, but it is not yet confirmed whether the clock was within the tower or was located elsewhere. Also, before the current clock tower, another tower stood in the same place, but it was redecorated in the middle of the 16th century by Isidore Stošić, the famous Cres builder who made the today’s clock tower. Parts of the tower are the dividing cornice, which separates the first floor, and the lion of St. Mark located in the lower part. Above the cornice is a low roof balustrade around the town bell area.
Category: Other attractions, Old town,
Trg Frane Petrića, Cres 51557 (Otok Cres)
44.960205, 014.408209 (44°57’36.7″N, 014°24’29.6″E)
GPS coordinates: 44.960205, 014.408209 (44°57’36.7″N, 014°24’29.6″E)
Address: Trg Frane Petrića, Cres 51557 (Otok Cres)
The Town Clock is located on the main square of the town of Cres (right next to the Town Loggia)
If you are driving with a car, show this translation to the taxi driver:
Molim Vas da me odvezete do starog dijela grada Cresa. Hvala!
You must also show to the taxi driver that he must turn on the taximeter:
Molim Vas uključite taksimetar. Hvala!
Please can you tell me how to find this sight:
Molim Vas da me uputite prema gradskom satu koji se nalazi na glavnom trgu starog dijela grada Cresa (odmah do gradske lože). Hvala!
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