A sundial is a device that measures time by the position of the Sun.
World Heritage Sites connected to 'Sundial':
Blenheim Palace Equatorial sundialCaral-Supe A monolith has been found that might have been used as a sundialChangdeokgung Palace Complex Angbuilgudae (Pedestal of Hemerspherical Sundial) "Total of 10 Angubuilgu still exist. They can be found in Changgyeonggung Palace, Changdeokgung Palace, Gyeongbokgung Palace, and Deoksugung Palace." - Korean Cultural Heritage 2 (2007) pg 169Cracow Nodus-based sundial - "The shadow of the cross-shaped nodus moves along a hyperbola which shows the time of the year,indicated here by the zodiac figures" (wiki)Dacian Fortresses Solar Disc at Sarmizegetusa RegiaDengfeng Forts and Castles Gold Coast Horizontal sundial made by the Dutch in front of Elmina castleGusuku of Ryukyu At Shuri Castle. The sundial displayed high noon and the hours before and after that. A water clock was used by the Ryuykyans to tell the more precise time.Imperial Palace Forbidden City, Beijing: equatorial sundialIncense Route of the Negev MamshitJantar Mantar The Giant Sundial, known as the Samrat Yantra (The Supreme Instrument) is the world's largest sundial, standing 27 meters tallKairouan Inside the mosqueMaritime Greenwich Because of its connections with ?time? Greenwich has several sundials. 2 modern ones within the inscribed area are Dolphin Sundial ? near the National Maritime Museum Tearooms. See Millennium Sundial at the Link provided. Situated near the boating lake in Greenwich Park. An interesting issue here is that, despite its recent installation, the sundial shows a GPS location of W 000? 00.093 . This represents a couple of metres and is due to an installation error ? though the exact meridian at Greenwich is also slightly ?out? when measured by GPS ; linkMonticello Globe dial Old Havana At Cabana fortressSafranbolu Salzburg at St. Peter MonasterySelimiye Mosque see AB evSintra Pena Palace; linkSun Temple, Konarak Vertical sundialVienna Hofburg
Westminster St Margaret's Church has 4 sundials. See description including how wall mounted sundials have to vary in type according to the direction of the wall they are placed on in this "Thames Sundial Trail" link (covers Sundials along the Thames Walk from Westminster to Greenwich)! ; link
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