"Hussainabad Clock Tower" Lucknow Things to Do Tip by Willettsworld

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This Clock Tower lies midway between the Bara and the Hussainabad Imambara's. It was built by Nawab Nasir-ud-Din Haidar between 1880-87 to commemorate the occasion of the arrival of Sir George Cooper, the first Lt Governor of UP (United Provinces) at a cost of Rs175,000. The Clock Tower is said to be the largest in India at 67m tall and is constructed in the Moorish style.

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  • Written Jun 23, 2007
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