Clock Tower

A clock tower is a tower specifically built with one or more (often four) clock faces. Clock towers can be either freestanding or part of a church or municipal building such as a town hall.

Connected Sites

Site Rationale Link
Belfries Cathedral of Our Lady (Antwerp)
Berat and Gjirokastra Clock tower of the Citadel of Gjirokastra
Blenheim Palace clock tower gate
Bridgetown Main Guard Clock Tower
Cartagena Clock Tower Gate
Corfu In Old Fortress
Dubrovnik
Edinburgh At Balmoral Hotel
Graz In 1559, the Clock Tower, the symbolic monument of Graz, was given its characteristic appearance, which has remained unchanged to these days (AB ev)
Historic Cairo At Mosque of Muhammad Ali - There is a brass clock tower in the middle of the northwestern riwak, which was presented to Muhammad Ali by King Louis Philippe of France in 1845. The clock was reciprocated with the obelisk of Luxor now standing in Place de la Concorde in Paris. (wiki)
Independence Hall
Jaipur City, Rajasthan City Palace: It is a sign of European influence in the Rajput court as the clock was installed in a pre-existing tower in 1873. (wiki)
Karlskrona Admiralty Clock Tower (combination of a Clock and Bell Tower)
Kotor In central Kotor
Kremlin and Red Square Spasskaya Tower
Levuka Baroque stone tower with a clock that strikes once an hour, in front of the Church of the Sacred Heart
Liverpool Victoria Tower
Melaka and George Town Tan Beng Swee (Red) Clock Tower
Modena Torre dell'Orologio, late 15th century (at the Town Hall)
Old City of Acre Khan al-Umdan
Old City of Berne Zytglogge
Old Town of Galle Galle Fort Clock Tower
Paramaribo At the Ministry of Finance
Regensburg Altes Rathaus Clock Tower
Safranbolu historical clock tower
Salzburg At the Rathaus (City Hall)
Sighisoara
Sintra Pena Palace
University of Coimbra new clock tower of 1728 (AB ev)
Venice and its Lagoon Torre dell'Orologio at St. Mark Square
Victorian Gothic and Art Deco Ensemble of Mumbai Rajabai Clock tower
Vienna Rathaus
Wachau Cultural Landscape Stift Dürnstein
Westminster Big Ben
Yazd Markar Clock Tower

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