Volume 2 of the series "Beautiful Things of the World".
In Ploiesti, a city located about 55 km (35 mi) of the capital of Romania, Bucharest, there is a collection of beautiful clocks, unique in Romania, and one of the few of its kind in Europe.
You can see how measuring time evolved in… time, from the sundial, or the hourglass (sand clock) and water clock to mechanical clocks, pendulums, pocket watches.
They are not only instruments of measuring time, but ingenious creations,real jewels, amazing human expressions of both artistic and engineering skills. Visit the museum in Ploiesti, and get ready to be amazed.
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