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Zimmer Tower

Zimmerplein 18, Lier 2500, Belgium
+32 3 800 03 95
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Super nice and different from others

I have visited many of these "Towers" in many popular cities in Western Europe. I have to say this... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2017
Alessandra F
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
via mobile
Fascinating clock in lovely area

This fascinating clock tower is in the lovely little town of Lier which with it's perfect beguinage... read more

Reviewed 27 September 2017
Wellington, New Zealand
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Zimmerplein 18, Lier 2500, Belgium
+32 3 800 03 95
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Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

I have visited many of these "Towers" in many popular cities in Western Europe. I have to say this one is still special. Try to be there around noon to experience even more of it. Check the front but also the sides ;)!

Thank Alessandra F
Reviewed 27 September 2017

This fascinating clock tower is in the lovely little town of Lier which with it's perfect beguinage and pleasant historic centre makes for a pleasant day trip from Antwerp. Try and be at the clock at Noon. We were fortunate in that when we arrive...More

1  Thank AllanJGJ
Reviewed 9 August 2017

must see place in the world for clock and watch lovers. extra-ordinary, historic clock art, an amazing experience ! qiuite learnfull as well ! Historic treasure ! small but excellent !

Thank Raphaël v
Reviewed 29 July 2017

We only saw it from the exterior, but it is really a special view, this tower on the market. Made by some visionary developer, with all different clocks and indicators. Very original!

Thank maartenw2016
Reviewed 23 June 2017

The tower was originally part of the defensive wall, of which now just this tower and the gevangenpoort at the opposite side of the square remain. In the 1920´s the tower was in poor shape and was about to be torn down. However, a local...More

1  Thank Katrien S
Reviewed 17 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

Thank Debo L
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...More

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...More

Thank Renidrag
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...More

Thank Willem R
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...More

Thank Brigitte_1977
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