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Albert Memorial Clock Tower

Queen's Square, Belfast BT1 3FG, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9024 6609
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Queen's Square, Belfast BT1 3FG, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9024 6609
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is on every Belfast guidebook and if you are on a guided-tour in Belfast, your guide will point it out and make some remarks about it. It is eye-catching as one of our fellow travellers had said, and you will see it!

Thank Zainab F
Reviewed 26 November 2017

This big clock has been a major tourist attraction for a lifetime! It is at the end of High Street and can be seen from the city centre quite easily. It is on the way to The Big Blue Fish and athe Lagan Walkway.

1  Thank thewanderinggypsy
Reviewed 17 November 2017

The Albert Memorial Clock Tower was built to commemorate Prince Albert's death in 1861 & was funded by public subscription. It stands 113 feet tall & has lions at each corner plus a sculpture of Prince Albert wearing the robes of a Knight of the...More

Thank John H
Reviewed 5 November 2017

This clock isn't really a tourist attraction. There's nothing here really, just a cool clock by the road with some historical story probably. Stopped here on a walking tour. It leans a little to one side.

1  Thank rachaelgangelhoff
Reviewed 27 October 2017

It is the city's Big Ben. Located in the heart of the city where all the shopping takes place. Worth seing from outside.

Thank GezginIstanbul
Reviewed 20 October 2017

Built as a memorial to Prince Albert, the German husband of Queen Victoria it leans 1.2 metres because the wooden piles that support it are sinking. Nevertheless it has some attractive decorative stonework.

Thank Betula103
Reviewed 19 October 2017

Worth the walk past. Has beautiful carvings and striking in the middle of the city. In a square with a modern fountain which is also worth the visit.

Thank gbmontreal
Reviewed 13 October 2017

Situated just a few yards from our hotel we passed this several times, but it was only when informed on the bus tour that we realised how much it was leaning, due to the wooden supports. The clock was not working when we were there!...More

Thank David H
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Only passed by this while on the bus tour, has an interesting story attached to it as to why it leans.

Thank Michelle S
Reviewed 1 October 2017

very impressive tower.gone to lean about four foot due to subsidence.built in memory of Prince Albert

Thank huwray
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