Husainabad Clock Tower, Lucknow

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Husainabad Clock Tower is a clock tower located in the Lucknow city of India. It was constructed in 1881 by Nawab Nasir-ud-din Haider to mark the arrival of Sir George Couper, 1st Lieutenant Governor of United Province of Avadh. It was built at a cost of Rs. 1.75 lakhs.HistoryIt is located adjacent to the Rumi Darwaza, and is a perfect example to the artistic and structural skills of the Englishmen. Built in the year 1881, Husainabad clock tower is adjudged as the tallest among all the clock towers in India. it was built as a replica to the BIGBEN clock tower of london.Roskell Payne designed this structure of 67 meter high and it reflects Victorian and Gothic style structural designs. Gunmetal is used for building the clock parts. It’s gigantic pendulum has a length of 14 feet and the dial of the clock is designed in the shape of a 12-petalled flower and bells around it.
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  • October 4, 2017
    Constructed in year 1881 by Nawab Nasir-ud-din Haider to mark the arrival of Sir George Couper, 1st Lieutenant Governor of United Province of Avadh @ cost of Rs. 1.75 lakh. This might be the tallest c...  more »
  • September 30, 2017
    For a change, this attraction is not part of the Nawab/ Mughal legacy of Lucknow. This is a reminder of the British history. Sure it's tall and seems well maintained, but nothing more than that as par...  more »
  • September 30, 2017
    It's a beautiful clock tower very close to the Rumi Darwaza in Lucknow... it is a nice red colour.. which the guide says is like this since the time it was made... the brickwork is so beautiful that e...  more »
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  • July 7, 2017
    Open green space with good food stalls, people who interested to see some British architecture can also visit this is the tallest clock tower in India and really beautiful.
  • June 23, 2017
    Mind blowing work by our ancestor engineers. Night view is mind blowing 😆. Nice place for morning walk and cycling also
  • May 22, 2017
    Very beautiful place I love it. On of the best monument in Lucknow. 226003
  • July 6, 2017
    It is worth visiting in the evening as the lighting adds more grace to this already majestic structure.
  • July 3, 2017
    One of the best place to visit in Lucknow. Beautiful view in night.

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