Piazza San Marco…a la Vegas

Zodiac clock, The Venetian, replica of St. Mark's Clock, Venice
This zodiac clock caught my attention, while strolling the Strip near The Venetian Hotel during my recent visit to Las Vegas. It’s a replica of the one housed in the St. Mark’s clock tower on the Piazza San Marco in Venice. Stay tuned for more Vegas architecture and oddity photos coming your way this week.

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  1. Jim Denham
    June 27, 2011

    Beauty warm light on a nice structure! I like it!

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  2. Toad Hollow Photography
    June 27, 2011

    What a fabulous image. I love series taken in Las Vegas, there are just so many wonderful and different artifacts to enjoy! I can’t wait to see what the rest of the series has in store for us. Great capture here, Chris, I really enjoyed it!

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  3. Jan Winther
    June 27, 2011

    Amazing capture. I havent seen one of these clocks before – thanks for sharing.

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  4. Chris Wray
    June 27, 2011

    @JanWinther–astronomical clocks have special mechanisms and dials to display astronomical information, like the relative positions of the sun, moon, zodiacal constellations and sometimes the positions of planets. The St. Mark clock has an inner dial with blue globe that marks the zodiac position, in this case Taurus (mid-May-21 June). Thanks for commenting!

    @Toad and Jim–Many thanks for stopping by and commenting! Really appreciate your support.

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  5. Barbara Youngleson
    June 27, 2011

    Love the golden light that bathes the clock face. Beautiful detail and creative perspective. Looking forward to more of your impressions of Vegas!

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  6. Adam Allegro
    June 28, 2011

    Wonderful photo. Having visited Venice a few times, this brings back some fond memories!

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