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Stratford Clock Tower

Broadway | Stratford, Stratford, New Zealand
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If only you could hear it

We waited to watch the clock in action with the tale of Romeo and Juliet. We stood opposite the... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2017
Marilyn B
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Melbourne, Australia
The only Glockenspiel in NZ

I'd read various brochures about this so we rushed to get there for the 7pm after arriving in... read more

Reviewed 26 March 2017
Nicola W
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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Broadway | Stratford, Stratford, New Zealand
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Reviewed 16 April 2017

We waited to watch the clock in action with the tale of Romeo and Juliet. We stood opposite the clock but traffic noise made it hard to hear the music and impossible to hear the words. A set of speakers on the opposite side of...More

Thank Marilyn B
Reviewed 26 March 2017

I'd read various brochures about this so we rushed to get there for the 7pm after arriving in Stratford. Takes 5 minutes, was entertaining, a scene from Romeo and Juliet, an unexpected delight.

Thank Nicola W
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Stopped in this quaint little town, history placards all along the street. Well written articals. Taranaki we will be back.

Thank Christine W
Reviewed 11 March 2017

This is a glockenspiek tower, but there were limited times for hearing it, so sadly we did not hang around in Stratford to hear the clock. The tower itself is certainly intersting and dominates the high street

Thank dippy_sal
Reviewed 28 February 2017

Not worth making a trip to see, but if you're passing at the right time, have a laugh at this Glockenspiel clock tower.

Thank PeteLucy434
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Was told this was a must see, as I was nearby at the relevant time I stopped to look. Couldn't hear and the figures I thought were poor. Don't go out of your way to see it.

Thank Supergranbee
Reviewed 14 February 2017

The action is only at certain hours so I missed the glockenspiel and the action. The clock tower is in the main street / highway, so being there at a quiet time is problematic. Still the cafes and i Site are nearby, so it is...More

Thank platypus150
Reviewed 10 February 2017

The details on the clock tower are fascinating and whenever I travel to Stratford that's the first thing I look out for

Thank Helen S
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Skip this. It is not even quaint, just plain bad. You can't hear the music or words because of the trucks passing by and the animation is so basic that it hurts. People built more elaborate things 500 years ago.

Thank utas2010
Reviewed 15 January 2017

Super cool clock has the Romeo and Juliet characters moving and talking at certain times. We went at the 10:00 am one but it doesn't run every hour it is only certain ones ( Sorry, I am unsure on the times.) Worth a visit and...More

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