Torre Pace

Tommy May
Torre Pace, was built between 1496 - 1506 next to the Old Procuratie (building, Which housed the apartments Prosecutors - serving the Doge most important roles in the local government). At the top of the tower are two statues of Moors striking the hour bell. The tower provided the astronomical clock mechanism. It shows not only the time but also the time of year, phases of the moon and the position of the sun in the Subsequent signs of the zodiac. Above The dial is a winged lion of St. Mark.