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The clock tower is one of Novi Sad's major landmarks. The tower is located in the Petrovaradin Fortress .

The minute and hour hand on the clock tower are reversed, with the small hand showing minutes, and the big hand showing hours. It was created as such so that fishermen on the Danube river can see the time from a long distance. The "Reversed clock" as it is known, is one of the landmarks of Petrovaradin fortress.

Petrovaradin Fortress , nicknamed "Gibraltar on/of the Danube" is a fortress in the town of Petrovaradin, itself part of the City of Novi Sad, Serbia. It is located on the right bank of the Danube river. The cornerstone of the present-day southern part of the fortress was laid on 18 October 1692 by Charles Eug鋝e de Cro. Petrovaradin Fortress has many underground tunnels as well as 16 km of uncollapsed underground countermine system.

In 1991 Petrovaradin Fortress was added to Spatial Cultural-Historical Units of Great Importance list, and it is protected by the Republic of Serbia

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