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Under construction, but still cool

This is impossible to miss in a drive through the city or trip to the citadel. It’s a very pretty... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
buckeyegirl2005
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Convoy, Ohio
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Under construction.

Unfortunately there's scaffolding all around this old clock tower so pictures wouldn't do it... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
tammyBaltimore_Md
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Baltimore, Maryland
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Top of St George Street | Citadel Hill, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is impossible to miss in a drive through the city or trip to the citadel. It’s a very pretty landmark and definitely worth seeing, would be even better when restoration is finished.

Thank buckeyegirl2005
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There was not much to see as it was all cover with scaffold and tarps. I am sure it will be lovely when finished.

Thank bneenut
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I’ve lived in Halifax my entire life and have run, walked and bicycled by this landmark for over 50 years but I always enjoy seeing it. If you make the trek up the citadel you will notice the face on the west side of the...More

Thank rickmcns
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Unfortunately there's scaffolding all around this old clock tower so pictures wouldn't do it justice, but nice to see. Sits below the Citadel.

Thank tammyBaltimore_Md
Reviewed 11 October 2018

There is hoarding up all around it, so there is not all that much to see...but if you go to the Citadel, you can read about a war hero boy who lived there, because his father was the clock warden....

Thank Janice M
Reviewed 9 October 2018

Regrettably it was total unviewable as it was surrounded by scaffolding! Guess when work is completed it will be EXCELLENT.

Thank David B
Reviewed 2 October 2018

This is beautiful in the attached pictures - -however it was under construction when we were in Halifax. Big disappointment . . . maybe some other time

Thank Karen F
Reviewed 20 September 2018

Work was being done on this clock that has stood the test of time and still works. It was a gift from Prince Edward who liked to be punctual and wanted others to be punctual as well.

Thank Terry S
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Dating back to 1803, this is a magnificent four sided clock using Roman numerals (interestingly using IIII for ‘4’ rather than IV), but is currently undergoing some restoration work, so not looking at its best. I believe the last restoration was carried out less than...More

Thank Andy-S60
Reviewed 25 August 2018

We visited this icon as part of a Free Walking Tour. Our guide, Erin, explained the complete history of the clock, which was very interesting. If you are going to visit this, do it with a guide as the story behind it is enthralling.

Thank Russell F
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