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Address: Valparaiso, Chile
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The wedge-shaped Turri Tower is one of the oldest clocks in the city.

The wedge-shaped Turri Tower is one of the oldest clocks in the city.

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Torre Turri

An unmistakeable landmark from 1913, this is best viewed from Cerro Concepcion, which offers a panoramic view of the port.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed March 23, 2016
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016

We really were wondering with that clock was until we got closer. The building attached to it is somewhat nice, but the clock very average.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 14, 2016

The view from the hill is nice and there are some local shops cor souveniers. It would be walkable from the port but i really recommend using a taxi or tour servicd to see the sites as the hills are steep and the streets narrow and confusing.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 23, 2016

An unmistakeable landmark from 1913, this is best viewed from Cerro Concepcion, which offers a panoramic view of the port.

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 5, 2016

This clock tower stands in the middle of the old town. It is said to be designed to be a Big Ben look alike. The exception is that it sits amongst the buildings in the old town at a Y-junction much like that of Times Square instead.

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 22, 2016

If you are on a city tour of Valparaiso.The tower is impressive so be sure to see it .Its part of the historical background to the city .

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 12, 2015

The tower is on the main street pretty close to Plaza Sotomayor. As it is situated in middle of buildings need to keep looking up to locate it.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2015 via mobile

Nice old tower, but not a place to visit especially. When you look up when you wanna go up with the ascensor (that's fun btw!), you'll see an old tower with a kind of egg on top. Nothing special actually (maybe i missed the history?)

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 30, 2015

Before we came to this financial district, we walked by Avenida Brazil , Plaza Victoria, Plaza Sotomayor, and Paso 21 de Mayo. Everyone was so relaxed and laid back. But when we came to the Turri clock Tower area. I noticed everybody’s pace is faster. We even had to walk faster to keep up. In Valparaíso’s heyday the oldest Spanish... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 20, 2014

What?? Is this it? Surprised this even got type in the guide book. Don't bother walking here unless you happen to be already walking by.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 1, 2014

The best view of the clock is probably from Paseo Gervasoni. It tops the narrow end of a building between Cochrane and Prat Roads. It has an odd bulbous thing on top otherwise fairly ordinary.

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