Sarona Templer Colony Clock in Tel Aviv, Israel

Source: Atlas Obscura

Sarona Templer Colony Clock

The German Templer community in Israel, known as Sarona, is known for its unique architecture, and the efforts to preserve these buildings and this culture have led to the preservation of a uniquely European clock face from the region. 

Built into the facade of the central community building in Sarona, the decorative carillon clock hearkens to the community’s European roots. While there were at one time a number of clocktowers across Israel, the Sarona clock was placed in a central position in the community like a number of similar clocks all across structures in Germany and the UK. The timepiece ...

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