Report :- Anjali Singh Rajput, Lucknow
The tallest clock tower in the country exists in Lucknow, the city of Najakat and Nafasat. Yes, whose height is 221 feet. This clock tower was built in 1881 by Nawab Nasir Uddin Haider to welcome Sir George Cooper. Who was the first lieutenant of the United States. was the governor.
Clock tower built on the lines of London’s Big Ben
This belfry is built on the lines of Big Ben of London. Its pendulum is 14 feet long, one and a half inches thick. Its needles were imported from London. Its largest needle is 6 feet long and the smallest needle is four and a half feet. A hall and a room are also built inside the clock tower, as well as there are stairs inside to go up.
The special thing is that every week in the clock of the clock tower, two people go upstairs to fill the key. The pendulum of its clock has been removed. The clock tower remains the center of attraction even today. When you come to Lucknow, do not forget to capture the beauty of the clock tower in your camera.
Made by a disciple of William Emerson
Dr. Shama Mahmood, Head of the Department of Medieval and Modern History of Lucknow University, told that this clock tower is the tallest and oldest clock tower in the country. He told that the clock tower was built by a disciple of British architect William Immersion.
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FIRST PUBLISHED : May 31, 2022, 12:20 IST