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Address: Corner of Montreal and Victoria Streets | Central City, Christchurch 8001, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 (0)3 379 9629 (Christchurch Information Centre)

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A lovely piece of architecture

Crowning the junction between Victoria Street and Monument street, this is a lovely piece of restored architecture. It is really lovely to look at amongst the building site which... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 8, 2015
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Braughing, Ware United Kingdom
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Braughing, Ware United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015 via mobile

Crowning the junction between Victoria Street and Monument street, this is a lovely piece of restored architecture. It is really lovely to look at amongst the building site which is Christchurch.

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Amberley, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Having driven past the tower on an almost daily basis, it now looks amazing. The damage in the 2011 earthquake left it in a quite dangerous and pitiful state. It is now pristine remaining part of Christchurch's heritage.

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

Took us a while to find this clock with the many detours in the surrounding streets but find it we did, and took the obligatory snapshot to record the visit. Did not realise the significance of the restoration etc until I read the recent reviews post the trip - we would certainly have had a closer look to better appreciate... More 

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New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

The clock tower was damaged in the 22 February 2011 Christchurch earthquake, with the time (12:51) stopped on the clock's face. The restoration has included deconstructing each of the tower legs. The tower’s spire was also straightened, strengthened and reinstated. A great little architectural gem. There are many eating places within walking distance of the clock tower.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014 via mobile

On the way by bus this was facing us out of the window and it was keeping time.. Well done not many old clocks these days read the right time on all the faces, and it was clean . ..

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Perth
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Finally we managed to see something which was not in ruins. The clock tower looks good despite there is still fence around it, but it is very nice and hopefully back to normal soon.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014 via mobile

Definitely worth a look. Definitely worth a look. Definitely worth a look. Definitely worth a look. Definitely worth a look.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

This building has unfortunately been affected by the quakes however it is still beautiful and remains mostly intact. For any architect lover it's a must

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2012

The clock has been renovated by experts since the earthquake damage of 2010-11. It is back to its former glory.

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Ashburton, Canterbury, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2012

I hope they are able to restore this clock back to what it was before we had any Earthquakes that was when I still lived in Christchurch

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