Clock Tower in Prilep (Саат-кула во Прилеп)

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The Clock tower in Prilep is monument of culture built in the period 1825/1826 year by Said Aga (Саид-ага).

 

The tower is 40 m high and with the cone tip reaches 55 m. It was built by the famous mason from Prilep, Pero Lauc (Перо Лауц) and later renovated in 1836/37 and 1896/97, and in the meantime the clock has been set in 1858.
In the lower part, on the opposite side of the entrance, there is a fountain. Above the front door is an inscription in Arabic script, saying:
” The striking of the clock is not always marking time. For the life and the time that passes, the clock grieves and says … ” Oh … ” “
Because the tilting of the tower in October 2012, works were started for stabilization of the tower.

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