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The Town Clock

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Cameron St, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
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One of many gems in this city.

Interesting to see and hear the chimes, opposite the gorgeous Town Hall building.Visitors info... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2017
Karon M
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Cronulla, Australia
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Great to see and hear functioning clock stayed nearby and you sure can hear it. Good to see the... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2017
Mark D
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Melbourne, Australia
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“post office” (16 reviews)
“quarter hour” (4 reviews)
“clock chimes” (3 reviews)
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Cameron St, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
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Reviewed 14 October 2017

Interesting to see and hear the chimes, opposite the gorgeous Town Hall building.Visitors info centre next door. There are so many beautiful well maintained historic buildings in Launceston, all of which to see by foot. We spent 4-5 hours just walking round admiring them.

1  Thank Karon M
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

Great to see and hear functioning clock stayed nearby and you sure can hear it. Good to see the town has not silenced it reminder of the past when a lot of people would have used it.

1  Thank Mark D
Reviewed 12 August 2017

It's well worth finding this building when you're in Launceston. Indeed, the architecture throughout the city is very interesting. The one drawback is that the clock chimes loudly day and night, so if you're staying anywhere within the CBD and are a light sleeper -...More

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Reviewed 11 July 2017

So nice building I cant enter due to my time but looks very impresive, so I want to see more of it in the future

Thank Ricardo S
Reviewed 29 April 2017

Orientation maps, accommodations, restaurants, historic landmarks and activities in this interesting city can all be found at the Visitors Centre. It saved me valuable time and labor to just go there first and follow its helpful guidance.

Thank VWriter
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Loved listening to the chimes of the clock. Every 15 minutes. Sat in one spot for 2 hours just listening to it. And even though we styed in the city it didn't bother us through the night

Thank Ben P
Reviewed 27 March 2017

I always impressed when come to a place where there is clock in it.It's absolutely there is historical things in it.And yes the clock is about hundred years old located above post office building.It's like icon of the city.And the chimes can be heard across...More

Thank nenycute
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

Was in Launceston for a meeting, flew in to Hobart from Melbourne and drove up to Launceston for the day. My iwatch had been playing up ever since I bought it on eBay three weeks earlier so, of course it had to stop working altogether...More

2  Thank Sputnik P
Reviewed 27 February 2017

It is always nice to see something old historical thing like this, the uniqueness of any cities. The image of the town clock will stick to the memory of the visitors and always remind them whenever they heard about Launceston. Not only the town clock...More

Thank santo t
Reviewed 12 January 2017

You'll no doubt hear Launceston's Town Clock before you see it, with its familiar chime ringing out over Launceston and surrounds. It's a great photo opportunity when in Launceston and besides the Gorge, the most photographed place in the city. Not too far from the...More

Thank RowMac
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Leanne S
27 January 2017|
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Response from RowMac | Reviewed this property |
It was built to commemorate the centenary of Launceston (settled in 1806), so built in 1906, with the clock and chimes handed over to the city in 1910.
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