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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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  • The Husainabad Clock Tower is a landmark in Lucknow. It is 221ft tall and imposing monument built of gunmetal. It is the oldest Clock Tower in Lucknow . Located near the Imambara, it is a must see  more »
  • Now under maintenance, oldest clock tower of Lucknow, located near Rumi Darwaza, Imambada and Bhulbhulaiya .  more »
  • The Clock Tower construction was originally started in 1840 by Nawab Nasir-ud-Din Haider, but when the Nawab died the construction stopped at 4th storey. The rest of the construction was later renewed...  more »
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  • Mind blowing work by our ancestor engineers. Night view is mind blowing 😆. Nice place for morning walk and cycling also
  • Very beautiful place I love it. On of the best monument in Lucknow. 226003
  • Husainabad Clock Tower is located in the Lucknow city most remarkable and impressive structures of Lucknow, Located on the banks of the Gomti River,Summers can get intolerable for sightseeing.
  • Witness the serene beauty of Clock tower located in Old City of Lucknow. The renovation work is adding the charm to this historical monument.
  • This place is awesome and one of the best heritage of Lucknow. Visiting this place makes me feel better.