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Clock Tower

Address: Rua Bernardino de Sousa, Albufeira, Portugal
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Ranked #15 of 20 Attractions in Albufeira
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks
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Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks

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Dordrecht, The Netherlands
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247 reviews 247 reviews
86 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Nice tower as a landmark ok. Opening hours not always clear. Visit best during walk around centre. Good to do in morning hours.

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Languedoc-Roussillon, France
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70 reviews 70 reviews
34 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Worth the climb up the steep cliff side road as there are several churches & a museum to see nearby too. We looked in one door & found ourselves in a music conservatory - wish we could have visited more of the inside .There are some interesting Moorish ruins in the dig just outside the Clock Tower . Lovely view... More 

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81 reviews 81 reviews
54 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014 via mobile

Myself and my family sat down on the lovely shaded area beside the sea and across the road from this landmark. The clock tower was very nice but it looks dull and nothing exciting especially on a busy street! There's also another building that use to be a hospital and its such ashame to leave it abandoned! They should really... More 

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Brantford, Canada
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99 reviews 99 reviews
46 attraction reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Located in the old city, the clock tower has no real special attractions located in it or about it. When coming up from the beach you can see the tower and building from the upper ledge of the cliff. Ok for a walk by while navigating the winding streets but nothing special

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Bangkok, Thailand
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528 reviews 528 reviews
342 attraction reviews
302 helpful votes 302 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

Albufeira is a lovely seaside resort. The old town is truly picturesque and worth seeing. This tower stands on top of a hill in the old section. It is interesting to notice that the ironwork on top of the tower is a reminder of those which can be found in Provence, in southern France. The area around is really nice... More 

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Centurion, South Africa
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

View amazing but nothing else. Can have the same view from many other places in Lisbon, remember to use your bus ticket here for entrance and do not pay additionally.

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Ambleside, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

located next to the architectural museum near the middle of the Old town it's surrounded by lovely beaches and restaurants along the beach front, well worth the visit when your in the area

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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164 reviews 164 reviews
22 attraction reviews
193 helpful votes 193 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013

Standing proud above the old town of Albufeira is the clock tower (Torre do Relógio) a major landmark in Albufeira which was part of one of the original castle towers destroyed in the 1755 earthquake along with most of the town. The Islamic Albufeira (Al-Buhera originally) was a walled town with a castle on a rocky crag, this is near... More 

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Newbury, Berkshire
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128 reviews 128 reviews
44 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013

The Old Clock Tower still chimes today and it is lovely to hear. You can see it standing it its glory above all the other buildings in the Old Town and hear it from just about all over the town. If you have a second, go and check it out. It is lovely to look at too!

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Albufeira, Portugal
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

Nice ambiance, fine old surroundings, gorgeous views and lots of tourists. Bring a cap, as the sun is pretty bright in Sept.

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