tourist attraction, bitola, macedonia
⦁ With imposing of 32 meters, the Clock Tower is the most recognizable landmark of Bitola.
⦁ According to some historical records, a Clock Tower in Bitola is mentioned as early as 1664, but we can’t reliably determine whether it is the same Clock Tower.
⦁ According to some researchers today’s Clock Tower was built in 1830.
⦁ “There is a legend that Turkish government collected 60 000 eggs from the local population, which were used in the mortar for the Clock Tower, as it would be stronger and more resilient.”
⦁ The first dial and clock mechanism was made by the German company “Konfage” and placed on the Clock Tower in 1927