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45 Eastgate Street, Chester CH1 1LR, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The Eastgate Clock is a prominent feature in Chester overlooking the shopping streets. From the street you can walk up to take a closer look of the beautiful clock which has a face on each of its four sides. A must see when visiting Chester.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank lizcyni
Reviewed 1 week ago

The clock can be seen from the walls and the Row. Lovely shape, Victoriana at its best.. some how very dramatic and beutiful.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank russell55530
Reviewed 1 week ago

You get a good view up and down Eastgate, although not signposted as to how to get up there. You can access it on either side of the road.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank YORKILASS
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The very landmark when walking on the walls so I would say this is a must visit. You can get to the Roman amphitheatre and park if you walk along the wall past the clock towards the new gate

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank wynsum
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was nice to see a well maintained clock and structure. It really stands out and you can see it from a distance away.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Sally_Steve_W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A must see when visiting Chester, you can't miss it if you are walking the walls or shopping in the Main Street. If you are in the Main Street there are some steps not too far away so that you can get onto the walls...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank wildbobedwards
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Eastgate Clock is so romantic and nice to take memorial pictures and enjoy the shopping around the place.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank zuhair_alibaba
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Eastgate Clock is a wonderful evocative and beautiful clock along the city walls that overlooks the Chester Rows and it's famous shopping streets. A great meeting point,a stunning photographic opportunity and a tourist site, it's got to be one of the most photographed sites...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 293neilk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The east gate clock overlooks the main shopping street in Chaster. Its truly a wonderful feature one of the many sights to see in beautiful Chester. Its lovely when you climb the stairs to take a closer look at the clock on the roman wall....More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Bobby T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Chester wall walk takes you to the picture shown which is above the unique shopping areas with its two-tier shops. It is aid that the clock only has faces on 3 sides...the missing one faces Wales and some say the saying " Don't give...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank ALAN T
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The clock mechanism was replaced after a full upgrading of the clock was completed in October 2015. It is beautiful and admired by many thousands of tourists and of course we who live in Chester!
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