Old Town Clock, Halifax

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  • August 13, 2017
    This old clock and tower were built by Prince Edward who insisted on accurate time keeping. The clock rings out the time for the town to hear. Located on the grassy hillside of the fort called The Cit...  more »
  • August 12, 2017
    This clock shares in the history of the Citadel and of Halifax. It stands out from a fair distance away.  more »
  • August 11, 2017
    While many just see a clock, most don't realize the history of it. Once you know that, you will appreciate it even more.  more »
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  • April 21, 2017
    Great elevated location for night photography.
  • July 29, 2016
    Probably the most iconic monument in Halifax. Sits on Citadel Hill overlooking the harbour and downtown area. The clock works and it's a place people go to sit in the grass and relax with lunch.
  • September 13, 2016
    Great view of the city from this hill.
  • November 21, 2015
    The Old Town Clock is an important landmark in Halifax and offers a nice stopping point when ascending Citadel Hill.
  • January 3, 2016
    Another pic of the Old Town Clock.Part of Halifax's history.Prince Edward,Duke of Kent built the clock because of the tarty solders showing up for duty.So hard to get help and to show up on time.You walk around the city,you get a scene of the old and the new of Halifax.Glad to see the clock still works so that the good people of Halifax can show up for work on time.

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Accommodations are scattered evenly throughout Halifax, with decent options available across town. Downtown offers the best transport connections and access to major attractions, with several options lining the central thoroughfare, Sackville Street. Here, you'll also enjoy views over the water and convenient proximity to some of the city's most pleasant parks. Look around the neighborhood of South End to enjoy the bohemian vibe surrounding Saint Mary's University, or go west to find a quiet spot near Long Lake Provincial Park.
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