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Address: Jl. Parak Kumbang no. 40, Bukittinggi 26136, Indonesia

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historic landmark of Bukittinggi

the-must-go place in Bukittinggi. a lot of people everyday until night. just for hangout and take a photo in front of this tower

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The tower is OK to walk by, but not too special. The adjacent market offers a good atmosphere though.

Thank Jelle L
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

the-must-go place in Bukittinggi. a lot of people everyday until night. just for hangout and take a photo in front of this tower

Thank pandoe_am
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have a better view at night and lot of people gather here, also have several food stall, near another Bukittinggi signature place

Thank Arif Rahman F
Jakarta, Indonesia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You haven't been to Bukittinggi if you haven't been here. So they say 😇 It's a place where everybody goes to, especially during public holidays. Food stalls, street vendors are nearby. You won't get hungry or go home empty handed. It could be a nightmare to get parking spot. It's a place where either you like it because of its... More 

Thank nugda
Waterloo, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

People in Indonesia call this place Big Ben of Indonesia. But really though? This tower is really small... only tall as 5 or 6 stories building. It is really crowded near the area since many people are taking photos. I would rather recommend you to go to the traditional market near here. For the clock tower, just come by and... More 

Thank Dong Hoon J
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

Great place to kill your time!! Lots of shops with all kinds of stuffs present near the clock tower. You can bargain for the prices!! Good time to visit is in the evening.

Thank Jimmy B
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

If you visit Bukittinggi you have to see the clock tower and take some photos. It is a nice park square in the middle of the city, horse carriages are here for transport around the city, and local markets are just next to the park. Bukittinggi is a small city with all of the main attractions within walking distance.

Thank caroline t
Jakarta, Indonesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

This site probably for architecture or history lover. It was under restoration when i was there. So i cant get in. This clock tower located in the middle of busy road, stores and malls. Near the novotel hotel.

Thank callmeyuri
Pekanbaru, Indonesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016

It's called Jam Gadang. The clock tower itself is very iconic in Bukittingi, even in entire Sumbar Province. It's a must to visit when you take holiday to Padang. There are also so many vendors here, that sell many unique souvenirs. It's comparably cheap. The clock tower also very strategic spot if you want to sightseeing. There are some tourism... More 

Thank Abe_Latif91
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

This is like the center of small town Bukittinggi. It is live in the afternoon where the locals come just to relax with friends or families. There are many street vendors selling tshirts, bags, toys for children as well as local food. It's nice to try the local food here. If you want to buy things, have your bargain skill.

Thank wahyuni

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