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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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  • After Brisbane it is largest clock tower in world (as per people saying) you can see it when you are near badaimambara 
  • Located at husainabad. British time clock tower. only 1 KM from chock and Imambara is within 1 KM from this place. 
  • Traditionally known as Ghanta Ghar. Another marvel of ancient architecture. Must stop a few minutes to observe the same. 
  • Why is this building always locked up? Allow tourists to climb up. Or at least get inside and have a look around. Otherwise, I'm sorry but it's no "attraction".
  • The building is standing next to picture gallery and not very far from Chota Imambada. From from here is really beautiful
  • Mohd.fuzail
  • Very grand building. Not able to see inside due to constructing activities
  • it is my lavish life before 2 years
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