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The Clock Tower

Namestie SNP, Banska Bystrica, Slovakia
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Lausanne, Switzerland
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152 reviews 152 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

If you're visiting Banska Bystrica, you're not going to miss the clock tower as it's one of the main focal points in the square. I would also think that most people could schedule the half an hour or so to take a walk up and look around. Is it the most fabulous view I've ever seen? No, but we^re not... More

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Zlate Moravce, Slovakia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

Dominant of Banska Bystrica square with amazing view on historical city center and nature around the city.

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Killarney, Ireland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

Such a cool place!! Definately worth the trip out from the capital!! Spent a few weeks in Slovakia and this was my highlight! Great view from top! And so cool that its a leaning tower!! In my travels I found the Slovaks not the friendliest unfortunately-I think those who have traveled here can agree. Even when I was overcome with... More

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slovakia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

The Clock Tower or the Leaning Tower is not to represent on the picture above. This is the Barbican main entrance to the Town Castle. The Clock Tower is located on the top of SNP square. At this time is deviated 68 cm from the basis. This state is explained by the old legend. It was tilted by angels who... More

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Banská Bystrica, Banska Bystrica, Slovakia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

Actually I've visited when winter so nothing to do, but I can imagine how the situation when summer, it will be great!

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Banska Bystrica, Slovakia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2012

that is possible to visit, as I see. It is not possible to visit this tower but another one in SNP square. There is city Castle called Barbakan there.

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Maribor, Slovenia
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59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2012

It's an easy climb upstairs to enjoy the 360 degrees view over the center of the town. The ticket costs 1 Euro and it is sure worth to visit it and enjoy the bird view of the town and surrounding hills.

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slovakia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2012

really skew tower in east side of main square. Similar like in Pisa. Is possible climb to top and see panorama of town

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Liberec, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2011

The clock tower is located at the main square and when you take a closer look at it, for example comparing it to other nearby towers, you can see it's leaning. The lookout is accessible via a candy store at its base and costs a little money. The view of the city's surrounding is really astonishing, some people, who really... More

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Hamilton, Ontario
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2011

The clock tower offers the most amazing view of the main square, and the mountains around. A MUST when visiting Bystrica. Plus it is one of Slovakia's "leaning towers" :)

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