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Clock Tower

Address: Rua Bernardino de Sousa, Albufeira, Portugal
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Ranked #67 of 92 things to do in Albufeira
Type: Landmarks & points of interest, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Landmarks & points of interest, Sights & Landmarks

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Geilenkirchen, Germany
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80 reviews 80 reviews
38 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

A nice landmark in Albufeira's old town. It's opposite the archaeological museum. The bell sounds every now and then during the day. At night the metal dome is nicely illuminated.

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Dordrecht, The Netherlands
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256 reviews 256 reviews
89 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 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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79 reviews 79 reviews
41 attraction reviews
82 helpful votes 82 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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82 reviews 82 reviews
54 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 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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102 reviews 102 reviews
46 attraction reviews
132 helpful votes 132 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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536 reviews 536 reviews
346 attraction reviews
312 helpful votes 312 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
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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171 reviews 171 reviews
26 attraction reviews
195 helpful votes 195 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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