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Stratford Clock Tower

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Beautiful tower

This tower is similar but a bit different from the one in New Plymouth. Well worth a look if you... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Brian M
Montrose, United Kingdom

It was very novel BUT it is in the main street of Stratford so to see the figurines come out you... read more

Reviewed October 13, 2018
Sydney, Australia
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“traffic noise”(3 reviews)
Broadway | Stratford, Stratford, New Zealand
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Good view :) If this is on your road, we can stop it for look thé glockenspiel and go to drink à iced chocolate at the left

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This tower is similar but a bit different from the one in New Plymouth. Well worth a look if you are passing but I would not go out of my way to see it.

Thank Brian M
Reviewed October 13, 2018 via mobile

It was very novel BUT it is in the main street of Stratford so to see the figurines come out you need to be in the middle of the road which is a pedestrian crossing and to hear what they are saying you need to...More

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Reviewed August 11, 2018

There is nothing earth shattering in this performance it's just a lovely bit of twee in the middle of a little rural town. See it (and take photos) so you can say (and prove) you've done it. Sit across the road and wait for the...More

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Reviewed July 11, 2018 via mobile

Overseas visitor alerted us to this wee show. Apparently it was damaged but now working well. Could do with decent speakers. Nice little surprise in Main Street. Good 5 mins of free activity.

Thank leslee2012
Reviewed June 16, 2018

This eye-catching Glockenspiel clocktower re-enacts the Shakespeare story of Romeo and Juliet in the town named after that bard's birthplace in England. Worth a visit around the times it strikes.

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Reviewed June 4, 2018 via mobile

Passing through Stratford and saw everyone looking at the clock. Was very surprised by the cute glockenspiel. Very well done for small town New Zealand

Thank barefootlouise
Reviewed May 23, 2018 via mobile

Arrived in Stratford following a wet and windy journey. Parked the car close by and was entertained for a few minutes. Shame that the the voices could not be heard due to the traffic noise.

Thank TonAJJv
Reviewed May 22, 2018

Worth timing your visit to hear the bells which sound as per attached photograph. Quaint old building with a Carillon that still plays.

Thank Adrian M
Reviewed April 12, 2018

We weren't expecting to find a glockenspiel here with a 5 minute 'performance' of Romeo and Juliet. Worth a look but difficult to hear the story because of the cars and trucks going by.

Thank Kim F
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