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Bukittinggi Clock Tower

Jl Parak Kumbang no 40, Bukittinggi 26136, Indonesia
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Ranked #7 of 20 Attractions in Bukittinggi
Type: Monuments/ Statues, Landmarks
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Type: Monuments/ Statues, Landmarks

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connecticut
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110 reviews 110 reviews
42 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014 NEW

Not so much the Clock Tower (known as Jam Gadang or Big Clock) as about being a gathering place for locals and tourist alike. the Tower and Park are in front of a Shopping Mall, and adjacent to a souvenier and traditional Market making it a busy and scenic area. You can also join one of the Horse Carts for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 NEW

A place that is suitable to relax. Nature is everywhere. I like it here. Its the place when i feel that time moves slower

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Palembang
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 NEW

You should visit here in the morning and you will feel the fresh air, if you visit in the afternoon it will be hot air aeound. And you must try go around the town with bendi from here.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
19 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

this is the place where you can find souvenirs, t-shirts , with a lot of activities by locals, near to this place is the show of randai at night that you have to book the ticket. it is near to pasar atas and pasar bawah.it is opposite of istana bung hatta.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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13 attraction reviews
487 helpful votes 487 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

This is a completely purposeless "attraction". Watch out for the kids dressed in cartoon characters. They will swarm you as soon as you stop for a photograph, photo bomb you and then ask for money. Worse, they get very close to you, make physical contact, and steal your wallet.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Just another selfie site. Not enough information regarding the history of the clock. Traffic is always jam at the afternoon.

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SEMINYAK, DENPASAR
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37 reviews 37 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

The location where the tower is , possition right in the heart of the city .. great place to hang out in evening .. lots of vendor for Foods, clothings , the MOST FAMOUS EXCELENCE food of this country ..padang foods..dept sore and the traditional market of Jam gadang

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

This is Bukittingi famous landmark, "Jam Gadang" means big clock. Build during the dutch colonial era and still stand strong until now. It's located in the centre of Bukittinggi city, surrounding with local traditional market which called Pasar Atas (Uphill Market) and Pasar Bawah (Downhill Market) also nearby the big clock we will find the a lot food stall. Very... More 

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Milkyway
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

A visit to Bukittinggi is not complete without a photo with the landmark of Bukittinggi. Jam Gadang is always bustling with people as it is surrounded by shops and eateries. Here, I caught a ride back to my hotel on a horse-cart which are always readily available but be sure to haggle for the best price.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

it is call Jam Gadang which mean big clock. it is situated on top of the hill and its the center of attraction in Bukit Tinggi. Nearby we can go to the mall, the Pasar Atas, Pasar Bawah and there are a lot of locals selling their products around the clock tower.

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