Famous building

Clock Tower in Vyborg

Владимир Гольбрайх
Vyborg, 5 Krepostnaya
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Years of foundation
Renaissance, Baroque, Classicism

Built in the late 15th century on the slope of a granite cliff, the 35-meter tall tower with walls 1.6 meters thick at the base once was the belfry of the local Old Cathedral. A clock in the tower was first installed in 1660. In the 18th century, Catherine II presented the tower with the still surviving grand bell.

After suffering a number of fires, it itself was eventually converted into a fire tower in 1793.

Unlike the tower whose bell and clock still exist and function, the Old Cathedral was destroyed in 1939 during the Soviet/Finnish War.

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