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While it's not a big enough attraction to go out of your way to see, if you're already in City Park, it's a cool thing to check out! It's the world's largest hourglass, which should be called a yearglass as it only needs to be...More
Don't go out of your way to see the World's largest in functioning hourglass but, if you happen to be nearby, have a look.
This monstrosity made from red granite was to rotate 360 degrees over the course of a year and would need resetting...More
Pretty (and pretty big) construction in one of the corners of the City Park. If you are hanging around the park, you should take a look at it. But if you're dar away form it, I don't think it worths the effort.
During our visit to the Heroes' Square/City Park, our coach just parked near to the Timewheel landmark. It was learnt that this should be a sand clock for the year. By year end, the clock would turn upside down automatically and this idea was quite...More
I have read about this wheel in a review of what to see with kids in Budapest. Thanks to authors for explanations where to find it. If I had no referent points, we easily miss it.
The concept reminds me the sphere on a Time’s...More
Apparently given the Budapest people for joining the European Union. Also it appears to be expensive to maintain by the government. Nevertheless the city touts it as an attraction. An attraction for the tourists. Maybe time better spent on other cultural pieces, of which there...More
Nice sculptured one-year timewheel, situated at the southern edge of Budapest's City Park. I missed an explanatory sign describing the background and purpose of this, but a Wikipedia search provided the necessary information.
Unfortunately the lower glass pane on the one side was cracked when...More