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Clock tower

There is nothing much to see in Palmerston North honestly. This clock tower is the icon of the city... read more

Reviewed 14 July 2018
minimize940314
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Torrance, California
Good feature to finish off the square

Easy to park around the square or by the i site car park. Good walk around the square lots of photo... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2018
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Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

This is literally just a clock, and there is no need to visit it. All it is useful for is checking the time.

1  Thank amberwistrand
Reviewed 9 August 2018

Easy to park around the square or by the i site car park. Good walk around the square lots of photo opportunities with little lake statues. The clock is lit a night and changes colour.

Thank TonyC5890
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

This clock tower is in the centre of the square, it’s an icon in the city. At night it has brightly coloured lights which changes colour to add interest.

Thank Alipa50
Reviewed 14 July 2018

There is nothing much to see in Palmerston North honestly. This clock tower is the icon of the city which is in the middle of the city.

Thank minimize940314
Reviewed 19 June 2018

During most weeks of summer there are weekend activities.the scottish band and festival of cultures should not be missed!

Thank Arif Q
Reviewed 19 June 2018

There is music playing there all the time it looks nice to see right by information center so if come off bus you see it straight away. as in the center of town you can see it from different angels it is close to several...More

Thank lindagarrood
Reviewed 22 May 2018

Clock tower in the middle of the square. Can be accessed at any time as the square is open to the public at 24/7 with no gates/fences. Best viewed at night time as it lights up with different colors. Clock & chimes opened in 1906...More

Thank Bronwyn J
Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

I live in Palmy- why is this a destination? If ever asked what to see or do this would never have been comtemplated being an option. It is of use if you don't have a watch or you've left your cellphone behind and you can...More

Thank Climber748084
Reviewed 7 May 2018

The tower is lit up at night with ever changing colours for the mid section and top - a delight to watch and photograph

Thank BerylN33
Reviewed 6 May 2018

This is the landmark of Palmerston North at the square and it's a good place to rest and enjoy the place.

1  Thank joanadventure
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