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This ornate clock tower, a memorial Prince Albert, is situated in Queens Square in Belfast. It stands 43 metres high. It is more renown for the fact it tilts, Belfast leaning... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Devon, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Albert clock is iconic. New year celebrations used to gather here not sure if they still do. Situated near the docks

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Thank Dympna B
Belfast, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The transformation in this famous landmark is remarkable. Its nice pale sandstone is now evident after an expensive and lengthy cleanup. Victorian elegance, and we'll worth a look.

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Thank MadDocNI
Sandbach, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

It means 4 ft backward and 4ft to the side, due to the wooden piles being eroded by the underground river. A must see even if you just stare at the lean ... quite disconcerting when you are stood underneath it!!

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Thank Dave A
Province of Alicante, Spain
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A very impressive tower situated just outside the Cathedral Quarter,because of its size you can use it as a reference point when walking around.

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Thank Steffe L
Devon, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This ornate clock tower, a memorial Prince Albert, is situated in Queens Square in Belfast. It stands 43 metres high. It is more renown for the fact it tilts, Belfast leaning tower, work was completed in 2002 to shore up and halt the tilt. We visited the Clock Tower during our walk around Belfast on Saturday morning 29th April. It... More 

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Thank David D
Elgin, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good to see as walking through the town, not a must see but actually a very beautiful clock. On the end of town by the big fish, so good to go past if your taking a stroll along the water on the evening. Interesting to see there sights of passing. Very easy to find x

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Exact copy of Big Ben. As Belfast people called everything by names this one is called Wee (means little/small) Ben. Build in top of Queen's Square, used to be centre of Old Belfast.

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Thank bigbrother1969
Woking, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 6 April 2017

I guess you could call it a smaller and less famous version of Big Ben - less history and more modern. Anyway you could see the tower from quite far away. A good spot to meet friends.

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Thank weeezoo
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Reviewed 4 April 2017

This tower is Belfast's own Leaning Tower - its point is more than a meter off center. This is due to the Lagan river flowing under it, but don't worry - it's safe, thanks to recent work to shore up the base. It really is an arresting piece of architecture and a good picture - not much to do beyond... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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Reviewed 22 March 2017

You will notice this clock while visiting the Cathedral quarter of Belfast. Interesting bit of history behind the building of the clock and is the combo of the leaning tower of Pisa/Elizabeth Clock combo. If you take the HOHO tour, they mention the history of its building while on the tour. Not something to go out of my way to... More 

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