This is a tilted clock. The ground underneath was reclaimed land from the River Lagan - the clock has therefore subsided at a tilt. There is nothing other than the clock to see. Watch where you stand, randomly the fountain (disguised in the footpath comes on) but not in hot weather, just cold.
We saw this sight on a number of times during our visit to Belfast, it has an interesting history & a obvious lean! Worth stopping & looking at on the way past
True, Albert Memorial Clock Tower does lean, even after it has often been restored? Probably does when it is 'under scaffolding and sheeting' if such info is not disclosed? So does it 'lean' in the photos taken of it from ground level: depending on where from? Where it is located is not 'level' If not uncommon, some places are 'designed'... 更多
Slightly off kilter, the clock looks like Big Ben, but leans just like the famous Tower in Pisa. Interesting history behind it. Not worth a special trip just to see, but if you're in the area, don't miss it.
The first thing that catches your eye is the fact the tower is out of true by some distance. Due to sibsidance no doubt. Nothing spectacular to look at but a tick in the box on the tourist trail.
I don't know the history of this "little Big Ben", which might have been built to remind who´s the ruler of the city. Having said that, I must say that the clock tower was very handy walking around in town as I constantly found myself back here and it was good to have it is an orientation spot. It's also... 更多