Interesting piece of architecture on the banks of the river Lagan close to the High Street. There was a rally taking place in the square next to the memorial but do not be put off, there are lots of rallies in Belfast, it's part of their wonderful culture.
This clock is placed at end of high street , you can cross the road or take the underground subway ... photo opportunity also , there are also seats around and there are water fountains that appear close by .. there will also be information at the Welcome Centre about the history of this clock just incase someone is looking... 更多
This is a monument to Prince Albert Queen Victoria's husband. It has been cleaned up a few years back and looks well. It had been built on wooden piles on a reclaimed marsh and unfortunately leans a bit to one side. It is right beside the Lagan river where there is quite a bit to see and it is near... 更多
I have passed by the clock a thousand times while on business in Belfast but never noticed the distinct slant. Like the story about the youngster who climbed the clock to watch Titanic being launched.
The Tower is more a guide to know where you are. The fact that it is not standing straight up "lucky" otherwise it was not so "famous". And they learnt from its behaviour by building NOT a heavy tower on St.Anne's cathedral but only a sharp Needle.
If you're walking around belfast, take a few minutes to check out the clock tower! It became kind of a center point for me, that I used to keep myself from getting lost. It's between the malls and the big fish (also something you should see), and the titanic quarter. It's just a nice landmark to see, and if you're... 更多
It's a tower ... with a clock! Apparently has a bit of a lean/subsidence but I didn't notice as work has been done to restore the monument. Built in memory of Prince Albert and his statue features on the side facing the main road. Just past the tower are playful fountains set in the street. A memorable landmark on the... 更多
Useful for a reference or meeting point if splitting up - girls go shopping boys go to a pub - there is one very close by!