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Clock Tower

Salisbury Road, Waterfront Promenade, Hong Kong, China
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Ranked #139 of 413 attractions in Hong Kong
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Type: Observation Decks/ Towers
Description: This 44 metre tall clock tower used to be part of the former Kowloon-Canton Railway Terminus.
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Hong Kong, China
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

The clock tower is a historical landmark in Hong Kong that is located at the end of the Avenue of Starts, next to the Star Ferry Pier in Kowloon. Originally built between 1913-1915 as part of the Kowloon-Canton Railway terminus, the tower is 44 meters tall, topped by a 7 metre high lightening rod and is made of red brick... More

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Petah Tiqwa, Israel
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

The clock tower is part of a railway station that used to stand there. If you search the web for pictures of that railway station, you'll see that it was a very nice building, of which the clock tower was just a small part, and completed the pictures. Unfortunately the railway station is no more. It was replaced by a... More

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Salem, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

not so attractive clock tower. Its on the victoria harbour. Near the avenue of stars . If you happen to see the symphony of lights make an attempt to get to the clock tower and pose a picture . No big thing about it . Has some place to sit along and stay calm.

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Paranaque, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

A sentimental favorite for millions of Chinese immigrants to begin new lives in this city. If you are in this area from Avenue of Stars to the HK Cultural Center along a waterfront in Victoria Harbor, it’s worth the visit.

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

The Tower is adjacent to the Star Ferry and close to both Nathan and Canton Roads shopping. It is a landmark location and presents itself as an ideal meeting point. In itself not a significant piece of building but an historic place for numerous reasons. The area is scenic overlooking the famous harbour towards Hong Kong Island. It is also... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

The best thing about the clock tower is...it just there. If you happen to come and see the sound and light show, or , the avenue of stars, you will see this landmark standing tall. Architecturally, this is no leaning tower of Pisa. Just a tower with a clock in it....lol. See it , and write a similar review on... More

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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

If you intend walking along Tsim Sha Tsui waterfront to view Avenue of the Stars, why not start down near the Star Ferry pier and take in some Hong Kong history at the Clock Tower. Originally part of the Canton Railway, the tower was built around 1915 and is all that remains of the Tsim Sha Tsui Station. Its a... More

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Somerset West, Western Cape, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

Don't go to the foreshore especially to see this! Nice but nothing special, and I wouldn't say really worth a photo! But you will pass it while doing the attractive walk along the Tsim Sha Tsui waterfront.

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Brisbane
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

The clock tower is midway between the Star Ferry Pier and the Hong Kong Cultural Centre . As you make your way across Victoria Harbour you can see the tower . Worth a photo !!

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Quezon City, Philippines
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

Located near the Star Ferry Pier and HK Cultural Centre in Tsim Sha Tsui, this old landmark is just that, a clock tower. Nothing special with it. You take some pictures and go. You won’t miss it when walking on the other side of the Victoria Harbour towards the Harbour City. On the other hand, there are some interesting stores... More

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