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Old Town Clock

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Address: Top of St George Street | Citadel Hill, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
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Iconic building of Halifax

The clock tower on Citadel Hill is one of the most iconic buildings in Halifax. There isn't really much to do at the tower itself but you can get a good view of Halifax from the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Matt B
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Halifax, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The clock was very beautiful and it has a lot of history behind it. I would recommend tourists to see this magnificent clock

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Halifax, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The clock tower on Citadel Hill is one of the most iconic buildings in Halifax. There isn't really much to do at the tower itself but you can get a good view of Halifax from the top of the hill. The clock tower is in the heart of downtown and thus it's not out of the way to go see... More 

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Hamilton, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There really isn't much to say about the tower. It is visible from many of the streets downtown and if you climb up to the Citadel it is certainly right in front of you. There are no tours of it (that I know of), its just a nice old clock tower and a piece of Halifax history. It's been there... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

We stood across the street and draw this old clock tower. The architecture is classic and somewhat challenging.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

There's not an awful lot to say about Halifax Old Town Clock other than it's probably Halifax's best known landmark and it's easily found along the downtown side of the Citadel. Time was, apparently, when no building in the city was allowed to be taller than the clock tower so it was visible throughout the area. It's not entirely clear... More 

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Rocky Harbour, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

My Dad and I went to this place, had pictures taken in front of the clock! My dad has since passed away but our memories there will last forever! You must go there!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

We saw this site on our way down from The Citadel. It was a bit windy but that didn`t prevent us from looking around the site.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

This is a point of interest that you will want to see while you are visiting the Citadel. Not really too much to do, but look at it a bit and take a picture.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

I love cities with old town clocks, just beautiful. A must-see! Right on the edge of the Citadel Historic site. You can park and walk up to the Citadel.

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Thank Lainey W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

I had seen photos of this clock and it is a beauty. Located in a part and with steps leading to the Citadel - take the time to enjoy it and the view. There are also a few benches if you just want to stay awhile.

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