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National Carillon
Top 14 in Can't Miss Attractions

4.7/5
41 Reviews
Modern Architecture
Liked by 1
Closed Open from 10:00am-4:00pm
Recommended Sightseeing Time: 1-2 hours
Address: Aspen Island, Kings Park, Parkes, Canberra ACT 2600
Phone: +61-2-62722902

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The National Clock Tower in Canberra is located beside the famous Jinningdra Lake. It is a monumental building. There are four clocks on the top of the stele. They represent standard events in Australia. It is a symbol of national time here, and it is very iconic.

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  • westy54
    westy54
    Sydney
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    Unfortunately closed for refurbishment until at least April 2020.

    We walked from the nearby car park in the hope of going onto the small island on which the Carillon sits only to be confronted by workmen's barriers and huts and a sign saying that the Carillon was te...

    Reviewed on /Date(1582372959000+0800)/
  • Travel211680
    Travel211680
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    Superb

    Excellent carillon, one of the top 10 I’ve ever been too for sure. Coming back on a day when the bells are going is now firmly on my bucket list of things to do before the Gherigs gets me. Warmest th...

    Reviewed on /Date(1574699409000+0800)/
  • Dimitris L
    Dimitris L
    Lisbon, Lisbon District, Central Portugal
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    Great views

    The National Carillon is a wonderful sight. We have seen it, from a distance, on numerous occasions, during visits to Canberra. It is always a stopper and is worth watching and listening to whenever i...

    Reviewed on /Date(1571610619000+0800)/
  • Aleks M
    Aleks M
    Bruges, Belgium
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    Great place to enjoy a picnic with the most wonderful views of Lake Burley Griffin

    This little peninsula is one of our treasured places in Canberra. You can walk around it in a few minutes or take one hour as you stop and enjoy it’s every sight. Enjoy the music from the Carillon as ...

    Reviewed on /Date(1570556846000+0800)/
  • Xanerin
    Xanerin
    Alice Springs, Australia
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    Musical

    Well worth listening to so make sure you get around the lake in time so you can hear the lovely chimes. It is lovely and enjoyable but personally it is not a must see.

    Reviewed on /Date(1564084852000+0800)/

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