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Bukittinggi Clock Tower

Jln. Parak Kubang no. 40, Bukittinggi 26117, Indonesia
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Landmark at Bukittinggi

Well maintance landmark at BukitTinggi, has many photo spot, nice weather has many street vendor... read more

Reviewed May 12, 2018
M Heru K
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Jakarta, Indonesia
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Landmark Of The City

As a landmark of the city, the Clock Tower is one of the most visited places in Bukit Tinggi. This... read more

Reviewed April 29, 2018
Concierge3725
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Manila, Philippines
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Jln. Parak Kubang no. 40, Bukittinggi 26117, Indonesia
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Reviewed May 12, 2018 via mobile

Well maintance landmark at BukitTinggi, has many photo spot, nice weather has many street vendor who sell hand craft.

Thank M Heru K
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Reviewed April 29, 2018

As a landmark of the city, the Clock Tower is one of the most visited places in Bukit Tinggi. This architecture of this clock tower was built in 1926 and has since become a historical heritage. The clock has led Bukit Tinggi to become the...More

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Reviewed April 25, 2018 via mobile

Jam gadang which means "big clock is quite unique. Beside it has four clock in each side on the top of the tower, if you pay attention to the number on the clock more carefully, when it shows number 4, it should have written iv...More

Thank Anto H
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Reviewed April 14, 2018 via mobile

I stayed with a big group in Novotel Hotel Bukittinggi. The hotel location is so perfect as it is only few minutes walk to This Bukittinggi Clock Tower (Jam Gadang) and next to Muhammad Hatta museum and monument. So I could managed visited the Clock...More

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Reviewed March 27, 2018 via mobile

The clock itself is pretty striking but the surroundings need more improvements. It's okay to put merchants on the side of the street but they should be organized in a more orderly manner

Thank Dede S
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Reviewed March 12, 2018 via mobile

A local landmark when you tour the city centre of Bukit Tinggi. Situated next to the pasar (market) and Ramayana Shopping Complex. The horse carriages lines up here to offer you rides around the town.

Thank Ruslena
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Reviewed March 11, 2018

We went there in after sunset. The tower lit up with colorful ligths..not much to be seen but the site was overcrowded with people. we took some pictures and buy some souvenirs there. note: it is hard to get parking spot there. recommend to use...More

Thank Mohammad Hidaya... R
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Reviewed March 10, 2018 via mobile

This is a big clock whixh are similar with Bigben in London. The clock was given bu the Dutch Queen.

Thank dinsya
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Reviewed February 23, 2018 via mobile

The clock is given by Dutch queen to Bukittinggi. Only two machines of clocks are in the world. One is Bigben London and Bukittinggi Clock. You can walk around and enjoy the sightseeing. You will find people doing jogging or sport around the clock. You...More

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Reviewed February 18, 2018

It is a known fact that many people flock to this iconic clock tower but I find nothing impressive around this area.

Thank Bernard K
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Ilyana S
February 3, 2015|
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Response from Greg48 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, It's called Plaza Bukittinggi and is almost directly in fronto of Jam Gadang-- the Clock. Anchor Store is Ramayana and multiple smaller shops inside
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