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Address: The Square, Palmerston North, New Zealand

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Pretty at night

The lights are great, the Square's lovely on a fine night. The coloured lights make a great back drop for photos. The Cenotaph steps are a good place for a picnic on a fine day... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 18 October 2016
LisaLAshhurst
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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We love going to the square and having a wander, This clock tower with the lights and sometimes gentle music is always great. Very hypnotic.

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Thank David J
Bunbury, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Clock tower was worth seeing and lit up at night, also lovely flowers in the Square garden. It was also a good land mark in the square to find our way home.

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Thank Glenys H
Palmerston North, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

The lights are great, the Square's lovely on a fine night. The coloured lights make a great back drop for photos. The Cenotaph steps are a good place for a picnic on a fine day, or grab some fish'n'chips for dinner on a summer evening.

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Thank LisaLAshhurst
Porirua, Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Big landmark in centre of town with clocks and attractive at night with bright lights and ideal for taking photos of friends with tower in background

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Thank Gary A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

It's nice walking round the square at night. The clock is cool changes colour and plays music. Fun for all ages taking funny Silhouette photos in front of lights

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Thank Michaelaandjosh
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

Kids seem to enjoy colour changing wall, duck pond, bridge and giant chest board. Good photo op. Visit at night and near food places in handy walking distance. Also food trucks. Lovely.

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Thank Krystian L
Palmerston North, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

It is lovely when driving or walking around the square at night to see the clock tower changing colour.

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Thank suzukigw
Palmerston North, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Just love the clock tower, different colours changing and the music. alot of pokemon around this area, of you are into that. highly reccomended, great history too. duck pond and flower garden

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Thank QuinKiwi
New Plymouth, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

In the square in a clock that lights up at night. Its good for using as a focal point when you don't know the city.

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Thank Bronwyn H
Palmerston North, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

This is such a great spot for taking art-sy photos with silhouettes against the coloured lighting of the clock tower after dark. Great family entertainment and good use of smart phones! The colours on the tower change slowly through a rainbow pattern, and children on all ages have fun chasing them. Incredibly simple concept and surprisingly fun. Do use sensible... More 

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