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Interesting structure

Good to see this throwback to the times when Sweden controlled the island. A photogenic building... read more

Reviewed 13 November 2018
Paul B
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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
Lovely landmark

They were working on it when we were there but still worth the walk up the steps to visit. It's... read more

Reviewed 3 June 2017
J F
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Houston, Texas
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13 Nov 2018
“Interesting structure”
2 Jun 2017
“Lovely landmark”
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Rue de l'Eglise, Gustavia, St. Barthelemy
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Reviewed 13 November 2018

Good to see this throwback to the times when Sweden controlled the island. A photogenic building amongst the red roofs.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Paul B
Reviewed 3 June 2017

They were working on it when we were there but still worth the walk up the steps to visit. It's next to the old prison...worth the visit if you're into history.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank J F
Reviewed 11 April 2017

if you do not mind the hike , you will be delighted when you reach the top of the hill where you can see the whole harbor

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Monique B
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Gustavia is very scenic and it is a delight to wander around this town. As the town was Swedish at one point there are a lot of reminders of the Swedish history, including lots of Swedish street signs, and the Swedish Clock Tower and Swedish...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank roaming_kiwi58
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Another nice place in Gustavia you need climbing up the hill. Stylish small, beautiful building, with view over the town. There are just few old buildings in Gustavia, but besides these you can see on Tripadvisor, there is reason to mention 'wooden house', 'stone house'...More

Date of experience: January 2017
1  Thank ettelbruck
Reviewed 17 December 2016

Built in 1799, this us the oldest colonial structure in Gustavia. It is a good example of the town's Swedish style architecture. Nice photo op too

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank cebcolpitts
Reviewed 7 July 2016

This is the old clocktower that used to belong to the church. The church was destroyed but the tower is still there. It is a bit of a climb but you have a great view over Gustavia from the outside.

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank Anette12345
Reviewed 27 May 2016

After a hurricane this tower was restored, (1837) , it is a relic of the Swedish period on the island; The clock was added later one and alllows people to know the time.

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Manuela L
Reviewed 23 April 2016

There aren't too many tourist attractions in St. Barts. One of the attractions mentioned in the port talks on our cruise and on the tourist map was the Swedish Clock Tower, which was once the campanile of a Lutheran church destroyed by a hurricane. After...More

Date of experience: March 2016
1  Thank MVPinBoynton
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