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This icon of Palmerston North now resembles a disco tower, the hat on the top makes the clock face... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
New Zealand
All lit up

You can't beat the Square and the Clock Tower on a good night! As well as being lit up every night... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Palmerston North, New Zealand
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The Square, Palmerston North, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This icon of Palmerston North now resembles a disco tower, the hat on the top makes the clock face look well out of proportion, sad...

Thank palmynz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can't beat the Square and the Clock Tower on a good night! As well as being lit up every night, it also gets lit up on special occasions with appropriate colours.

Thank Allanh50
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Terrific idea to have a focal point for this great little city in the mighty Manawatu. Middle of the square.....clocktower...visible from virtually everywhere..... Luvvit!

Thank r s
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Nice short walked, specialy at night with different color of lights. But sometimes there are some scary looking group of people around the square.

Thank Uniceshellamae M
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

A great place for kids to burn off steam. Visit at night and take some cool photos in front of the colourful lights

Thank laurabH7914XK
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

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 side of the square...More

Thank leoniehastings
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

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 over while out shopping but...More

Thank Kylie S
Reviewed 9 June 2017

The square surrounding it is quiet, expansive and a nice place to hang for a little while with friends, for a picnic, or if you just like talking to the ducks.

Thank Elizabeth J
Reviewed 5 June 2017

The clock tower was refurbished several years ago as part of an update of the City Square. It is a clock tower that doesn't really say anything special. It does look much better at night with colored lights playing.

Thank Tenorman41
Reviewed 24 May 2017

The clock resides in the square which over time has had millions spent on it with absolutely no wow factor to encourage tourists or visitors to return. If this clocktower is meant to be some sort of icon to impress it fails terribly. Safe though...More

Thank josephrI7944GA
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