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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... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Woking, United Kingdom
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Woking, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Thank James M
Cincinnati, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
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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Thank susandhi
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

As said it is just a bell tower, ok to see if you walk by it. Not worth the effort to go there for just this.

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Thank Sebastiaan A
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19 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Beautiful piece of architecture - would recommend going to see this and learning about the history and culture of Belfast

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Thank Jake H
Bedford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

I saw the clock and thought of Big Ben. The slight tilt off centre makes it a real,point of interest. It stands as a great landmark in Belfast.

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Thank Ann C
Irvine, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Located near the Big Fish and a beautiful monument.Kept in very good condition and worth a visit. Easily seen from a distance

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Thank Esther H
Lancashire, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Best for the stories the locals tell about it and the swamp it was built on - hence the inclination. You can get the overhead cranes of the Harland and Woolf shipyard in the background ofa photo opf the tower. Nice area to walk aeound. The oldest pub in Belfast is across the road.

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Thank PolScot
Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Loved my dad telling me stories about this place when he was a kid, how it was over a river and that's why it's wonky!

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Thank khufu1984
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250 reviews
153 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

This clock may remind us of Queen Victoria's consort, Albert. The Albert memorial in London is far more impressive. in fact the whole centre of Belfast reminds us of Victorian taste in buildings, architecture etc..

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