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Old Town Clock

Top of St George Street | Citadel Hill, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
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Top of St George Street | Citadel Hill, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Downtown Halifax
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This old clock and tower were built by Prince Edward who insisted on accurate time keeping. The clock rings out the time for the town to hear. Located on the grassy hillside of the fort called The Citadel, it can be seen from the harbor.

Thank GoAlong2
Reviewed 6 days ago

This clock shares in the history of the Citadel and of Halifax. It stands out from a fair distance away.

Thank James K
Reviewed 1 week ago

While many just see a clock, most don't realize the history of it. Once you know that, you will appreciate it even more.

Thank Mississauga-Chick
Reviewed 1 week ago

OK, it is awesome that it is still there, not much more to it than that. You will pass it walking to the Citadel anyway so have a look.

Thank hwieler
Reviewed 1 week ago

As it is in close proximity to the Citadel, it is a must stop for a quick browsing. Not the most interesting point in the city, but it has its own history, and is good for a focal or meeting point.

Thank brewers99
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Part of our walking tour, we left the Citadel and stopped at the Old Town Clock. Our tour guide shared the history of the clock and made it come to life.

Thank Gary B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A little research will tell you that this clock is over 200 years old and still keeps perfect time. Lots of picture opportunities and while you're up on the hill go across the road to the Citadel. In Canada's 150 celebrations there are many exciting...More

Thank Dale H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very impressive halfway up steep hill to citadel. Stand out in the area and clock in working order, very ornate and still loudly chimes the time

Thank SweetSydneyToronto
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this clock was given to the people of halifax around 200 years ago. lots of people like to have their photo taken with it. it is on the hill just bellow the fort.

Thank John C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When we were here we found many tourists taking pictures of this historic and gorgeous building and clock. We followed the Asians and did the same thing.

Thank CS1Portland
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