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Bukittinggi Clock Tower

Jln. Parak Kubang no. 40, Bukittinggi 26117, Indonesia
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Whenever I went in Bukittinggi, I always end up on this clock tower. I think it's because this... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Vera T
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Jakarta, Indonesia
Just like any other place

It is nice to walk around, you can stop and buy snacks and sit down watching others. They offer... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
linzfj
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Vientiane, Laos
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“jam gadang” (46 reviews)
“big ben” (15 reviews)
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Jln. Parak Kubang no. 40, Bukittinggi 26117, Indonesia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Whenever I went in Bukittinggi, I always end up on this clock tower. I think it's because this place like a square, center of everything in town. It's kind a proof that you already visited Bukittinggi. Take a selfie!

Thank Vera T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is nice to walk around, you can stop and buy snacks and sit down watching others. They offer horse ride around the area.

Thank linzfj
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We passed here on our visit to the area. We did not spend a lot of time here other than take a photo. There were areas that you can sit and enjoy the area.

Thank Mishy1980
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of the main landmark of the town. Plenty of souvenir shops around. Do bargain for a better price and explore all the way to the end ( price may differ for the same t shirt that you saw at the first shop ) Horse...More

Thank MFS1406
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came here at after 6 pm. Many people gather here. They just sitting chatting or taking pictures. Not far, you could enjoy local snacks like crackers with noodle and covered with sauce. I know it sounds wierd, but its quite delicious. You could find...More

Thank pipin p
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

If you come to bukit tinggi. You must visit the Clock Tower ( Jam Gadang ) . But so difficult find car park.

Thank De-explorer
Reviewed 14 December 2017

It's just an old colonial clock tower from the Dutch colonial era, standing alone in the middle of the public park. However, it is the icon of this city. The place is too crowded in the weekends.

Thank iraSmurA
Reviewed 6 December 2017

It is actually the landmark of the town, that reside in the city center with big atrium/plaza where people can get together during the day and evening. The place is nicer during the evening (my personal taste), yet the clock tower itself is just average,...More

Thank fr4nc1sc4
Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

I decided to visit Bukit Tinggi for this long weekend, because i'm want to see Jam Gadang for iconic this town. When i have see that, i’m so excited. There is so many place to visit near jam gadang, you can shopping in “Pasar Atas”....More

Thank AnnisaMH
Reviewed 21 November 2017

They claim it's Big Ben's younger brother. But there is no information about this at the site. Just a Clock Tower.

Thank Harley_Rider_883
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Ilyana S
3 February 2015|
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Response from Greg48 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, It's called Plaza Bukittinggi and is almost directly in fronto of Jam Gadang-- the Clock. Anchor Store is Ramayana and multiple smaller shops inside
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