Palmerston North Clock Tower, Palmerston North

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#5 of 11 in Sightseeing in Manawatu-Wanganui Region
Architectural Building Landmark
Stand beneath Palmerston North Clock Tower and admire the Modernist structure that predominates over the downtown area of Palmerston North. Built in the 1950s according to a design by local engineer Ronald McMillan, the tower has grown over time; additional refurbishments completed in 2007 take it to a height of 30.5 m (100 ft) at its peak. The tower lights up at night in an array of colors, changing in an captivating, orchestrated display. Using our online itinerary creator, Palmerston North attractions like Palmerston North Clock Tower can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • A great place for kids to burn off steam. Visit at night and take some cool photos in front of the colourful lights  more »
  • Love the square and the clock tower in the centre of the city . Surrounded by gardens and in the centre of the shopping centre, it's a nice place to visit and relax in. Can cut across it to the other ...  more »
  • Kids love taking photos at night as the clock tower lights up in changing beautiful colours. They light it up all red on Anzac Day! It's right in the middle of town in the square so worth a quick stop...  more »

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