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Address: Zimmerplein 18, Lier 2500, Belgium
Phone Number:
+32 3 800 03 95
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Tue - Sun 09:00 - 12:00
13:30 - 17:30

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famous tower

the citiest most famous tower. It's located at a cozy square where you have drink and a snack! not for from the Antwerp, Ideal for a day trip

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 18 January 2017
Debo L
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

the citiest most famous tower. It's located at a cozy square where you have drink and a snack! not for from the Antwerp, Ideal for a day trip

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Thank Debo L
Nijmegen, The Netherlands
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552 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

The Zimmer tower looks very attractive from the outside. The museum about time measurement is alright. Inside the tower one finds one floor where tides and times are kept of places around the world. The second floor shows the mechanism behind the clocks on the outside of the tower. There is also a movie explaining the history of the tower,... More 

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Thank RHAHJ
York, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
11 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

There is a wonderful clock in the Zimmer Square in Lier. The Centenary clock has one large dial in the centre (1.5 m diameter). This dial shows the exact time (GMT+1, during daylight saving time GMT+2 is used instead). The twelve dials around the centre dial show the following (starting from the dial in the 2 'o clock position and... More 

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Thank Renidrag
Antwerp, Belgium
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32 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Thirteen dials can be viewed from the outside, including the lunar faces, the Zodiac, tides of the sea, .. Inside of the tower, 44 more dials can be observed. Every day at high noon exactly, an extra can be seen. Closed on Mondays, and a small admission fee is applicable.

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Thank Willem R
Schiedam, The Netherlands
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242 reviews
121 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016

We were looking around for a tall tower, dominating the skyline, until we actually found it. It's a robust tower but all credits go to the hour piece. Both tower and clock are very well-preserved. It's worth the wait to see the sculptures on the (south) side of the building come to life. Impressive!

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Thank Brigitte_1977
Rural Belgium
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196 reviews
73 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2016

Amazing bit of engineering & craftsmanship. Best to plan your visit so you're there when there is 'special movement'.

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Thank Nossi
Vienna, Austria
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26 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

Lier is a lovely little town and this clock exemplifies it too. In the square there are several simple cafes and restaurants so to sit in the sun and watch the world is very relaxing.

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Thank Richard H
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3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2016 via mobile

Spent 2 hours there. Tower is special but we were expecting more. Was enough to see all sightseeings. Very comfortable situated in centrum.

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Thank Timmy M
Lier, Belgium
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2016

It is a nice tower to visit, a nice tower to walk around and a nice tower to watch when you are going for a beer on one of the terraces on het zimmerplein

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Parker, Colorado
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19 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2016

We were walking around town and this Clock Tower was quite interesting. It was so ornate with all kinds of information like the seasons, tides, and zodiac/moon signs. Something I never seen before...if you are in the area, you should definitely go take a look.

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Thank Hannah H

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