An astronomical clock in Venice

Astronomical clockPhotography by Carlos Dorce

Astronomical clock
Photography by Carlos Dorce

Today we’ve visited Venice. It’s not my first time in this city but today it has been snowing so it has been a special day. Piazza di San Marco is the central square of Venice and the place where the tourist find almost all the important buildings of the old city: the Palazzo Ducale, the Basilica di San Marco, the Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana,… Next to the Basilica, there is an interesting astronomical clock:

Photography by Carlos Dorce

Photography by Carlos Dorce

As you can see the Sun is located over Pisces (21st of February) and there is a typical 24 hour-clock around the astronomical clock.

What a wonderful day!

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