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Great Clock Gate – the gate crowning the main pedestrian artery of the city, Bolshoye Chasov Street. Like many buildings in Rouen, this structure combines elements of of different styles: a fountain in the style of classicism, a Renaissance gate, a tower in the Gothic style.
A large medieval clock is installed on the arch with a gate, which is impossible to walk past, the mechanism of which is considered the oldest in Europe ... The clock has only one hand. This watch – actually Rouen's emblem and business card.
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