There are three different clocks near the main square in Zagreb which tell their own stories.
On the side wall, north of the cathedral, there is an old clock that shows 7 hours, three minutes and three seconds – the moment when Zagreb struck the most striking earthquake in its history. It was November 9, 1880, and 24 hours after the earthquake 3800 passenger tickets were sold at the Main train station, which said a lot …
On the house behind the sculpture of Marija Juric Zagorka, located at Tkalciceva Street, at number 25, there is a master’s thesis of Bozidar Jusic, made in 1955, for the Academy of Applied Arts. It’s a Sun Clock.
Did you know that, when you’re meeting with someone from Zagreb, you can just say „meet me under the clock“ and that person will automatically know where is your meeting point?