The Anchor Clock(Ankeruhr), Vienna

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29 Responses

  1. Haddock says:

    Like that clock
    That is unique.(unfortunately we did not visit this place)

  2. what an entertaining display. i would have loved to stay and wait for the show 🙂

  3. Sylvia K says:

    That is fantastic! I had heard about it when we lived in Germany, but unfortunately, the time we had in Vienna was short. As always, your photos are the next best thing to being there! And thank you for the interesting information, as always! Hope your week is off to a good start, Indrani! Enjoy!

    Sylvia

  4. Nice to know about these clocks.

  5. Bikramjit says:

    That is a lovely clock.. Nice one thank you for sharing …

    Bikram's

  6. Lovely photos of clocks.

  7. Gary says:

    Fascinating post!! Boom & Gary of the Vermilon River, Canada.

  8. eileeninmd says:

    What a cool clock, I believe I have seen something similiar if not the same one on a TV show or movie before. Great photos and post.

  9. Lesley says:

    What a shame you missed the 'drama'! Still,it is a beautiful clock to admire even in its stillness.

  10. Ebie says:

    The face of the clock is delicate, what a beautify!

  11. Joop Zand says:

    Great photo's Indrani, very nice done.

    greetings, Joop

  12. I would definitely lose track of time marveling at the delightful historical performance of this animated clock!

  13. This is fascinating, Indrani. I would want to watch it go all the way around!

    Kay, Alberta, Canada
    An Unfittie’s Guide to Adventurous Travel

  14. Love the antique clocks Indrani! I bet it sounds so loud when it chimes!

  15. Rajesh says:

    Fascinating clock.

  16. ladyfi says:

    Wow – what an amazing and lovely feat of engineering. Great shots!

  17. Pietro says:

    Really interesting this nice post about Vienna Anchor Clock, Indrani.

  18. A delightfully fascinating clock. The mosaic is amazing, having the look of a giant tapestry.

  19. Leovi says:

    Wonderful photos, I love you bring documentation with photos. Greetings.

  20. Meena says:

    Beautiful pics.. ALways wanted to visit Vienna or rather the whole of europe.. the way hostory is preserved there truly deserves a bow!

  21. kanak7 says:

    What a fascinating post! Your pictures are wonderful!

  22. Gattina says:

    This clock is beautiful ! very interesting post, I didn't know about the the statues !

  23. A GreatPhotographicMoments

  24. EG Wow says:

    Seems a very complicated way to keep time…but it sure is lovely!

  25. This Is amazing is'nt it? Probably one of the most beautiful . Excellent shots!

  26. What an intriguing post!

  27. snowwhite says:

    Interesting to know that the figures are moving in the clock!! Great story and photos! When next time you visit here, please take photos of the little drama and show them us!!
    Best wishes,
    keiko

  28. Fascinating. There is one at the Salar Zung Museum, Hyderabad but that is no match for this at Vienna.

  29. George says:

    This is definitely interesting. I would sure like to see this unique clock in person.