28 September 2010

Athens Tower of the Winds

The Tower of the Winds is a clock tower on the Roman Agora in Athens.

Athens Tower of Winds Horologion of Kyrrestos

The clock tower has eight sides. Each side contains a sundial.

Here you can see some of the sides.

Athens Tower of Winds Horologion of Kyrrestos Athens Tower of Winds Horologion of Kyrrestos Athens Tower of Winds Horologion of Kyrrestos

Besides the sun dials, it also used to contain a water clock and a wind vane.




2 comments:

  1. I have some trouble reading what time it was when you were taking the picture....;-)

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