List of clock towers

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This is a list of clock towers by location, it includes clock towers based on the following definition:

A clock tower is a tower specifically built with one or more (often four) clock faces. Clock towers can be either freestanding or part of a church or municipal building such as a town hall.

The mechanism inside the tower is known as a turret clock, it often marks the hour (and sometimes segments of an hour) by sounding large bells or chimes, sometimes playing simple musical phrases or tunes.

Africa[edit]

Egypt[edit]

Name Location Built Image
Cairo University Clock Cairo Clock Tower1.jpg

Nigeria[edit]

Name Location Built Image
University of Ibadan clock tower Ibadan The main thoroughfare at the University of Ibadan (5600395848).jpg

South Africa[edit]

Name Location Built Image
Clock Tower Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, Cape Town Cape Town clock tower 1.jpg

Tunisia[edit]

Name Location Built Image
Clock Tower January 14th, 2011 Square, Tunis 7 November Clock Tunis.JPG

Americas[edit]

Argentina[edit]

Aruba[edit]

Willem III Tower at Fort Zoutman, Oranjestad, Aruba.

Barbados[edit]

Brazil[edit]

Canada[edit]

Alberta[edit]

British Columbia[edit]

Ontario[edit]

Quebec[edit]

Mexico[edit]

Peru[edit]

United States[edit]

Asia[edit]

Bangladesh[edit]

Name Location Built Image
Ali Amjad's Clock Sylhet ca. 1895 Ali Amzad's Watch, Sylhet, Bangladesh.jpg

China[edit]

Name Location Built Image
Haikou Clock Tower Haikou, Hainan 1929 Clock tower in Haikou 01.jpg
Hong Kong Clock Tower Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong 1915 Former Kowloon-Canton Railway Clock Tower 2013-08.JPG
Star Ferry Pier, Central Central, Hong Kong 1950s Star Ferry Pier, Central.JPG

India[edit]

Name Location Built Image Notes
Aligarh Clock Tower Aligarh
Bahraich Clock Tower Bahraich Bahraich Clock Tower.jpg
Chennai Central railway station Chennai 1900 Chennai train station.jpg
Clock tower Royapettah, Chennai Chennai Royapettah clock tower.jpg
Ripon Building Chennai 1913 Ripon Building Chennai.JPG
Annamalai University Clock Tower Chidambaram The Administrative Building, Annamalai University 01.JPG
TNAU Clock Tower TNAU, Coimbatore Tnau CBE.jpg
Ghantaghar Dehradun Dehradun India 2006-11.JPG
Ghantaghar Chandni Chowk, Delhi 1870 Kissen1910.jpg Partially collapsed in 1950 and subsequently dismantled
Ghantaghar Subzi Mandi, Delhi Clock Tower, Subzi Mandi.JPG
Hari Nagar Ghantaghar Hari Nagar, Delhi
Central Clock Tower Erode Erode street life.jpg
Clock tower Faizabad Faizabad.jpg
Ram Narain Periwal Clock Tower Fazilka
IIEST Shibpur clock tower Shibpur, Howrah Clock Tower - Bengal Engineering and Science University - Sibpur - Howrah 2013-06-06 8569.JPG
Secunderabad Clock Tower Secunderabad, Hyderabad 1897 Clock Tower Secunderabad.jpg
Clock tower Jodhpur Jodhpur Clock Tower.jpg
Clock tower Kalimpong Kalimpong Clock Tower.jpg
Clock Tower at Christ Church Kasauli CHRIST CHURCH, KASAULI.JPG
Chinnakada Clock Tower Kollam 1944 Chinnakada Clock Tower.jpg
Lawrence School, Lovedale Clock Tower Lovedale
Husainabad Clock Tower Lucknow 1881 'Husseini Clock Tower'.JPG
Chaura Bazaar clock tower Ludhiana
Mirzapur Clock Tower Mirzapur Mirzapur Ghanta ghar.jpg
Rajabai Tower South Mumbai, Mumbai 1878 Mumbai 03-2016 38 University.jpg
Clock tower Nagercoil Clock Tower, Nagercoil.JPG
BITS-Pilani Clock Tower BITS, Pilani BITS Clocktower.jpg
Clock tower Sardarshahar
Golden Rock Railway Workshop Golden Rock, Tiruchirappalli Armoury Gate.JPG
NIT Trichy Clock Tower NIT Trichy, Tiruchirapalli National Institute of Technology, Trichy.jpg
Ghantaghar Freeganj, Ujjain

Indonesia[edit]

Name Location Built Image
Jam Gadang Bukittinggi 1926 Jam Gadang, Bukittinggi, 2016-02-12 01.jpg

Iran[edit]

Name Location Built Image
Vank Cathedral Clock Tower Isfahan Vank Cathedral Isfahan Aarash (4).jpg
Ali al-Ridha Clock Tower Mashhad
Sari Hotel Clock Tower Sari Clock-tower 2001.jpg
Sa'at Tower (Tabriz City Hall) Tabriz 1934 Municipality of Tabriz.jpg
Shams ol-Emare Tehran

Israel[edit]

Name Location Built Image Notes
Jaffa Clock Tower Jaffa 1903 PikiWiki Israel 2761 Jaffa Clock Tower מגדל השעון ביפו.jpg
Khan al-Umdan Acre 1906 Akko Clock Tower.JPG
Petah Tikva clock tower Founders' Square, Petah Tikva 2007 FoundersSquareClockTower1.jpg Rebuilt in the image of an older clock tower that once stood in the same location

Japan[edit]

Name Location Built Image
NTT Docomo Yoyogi Building Shibuya, Tokyo 2002 NTT DoCoMo Yoyogi Building 2009 cropped.jpg
Sapporo Clock Tower Sapporo 1881 Sapporo Clock Tower Hokkaido Japan.jpg

Lebanon[edit]

Name Location Built Image
Collège Saint Joseph – Antoura clock tower Aintoura The Main Court 2014-05-04 12-48.jpg
American University of Beirut's College Hall Clock Beirut AUB 1.jpg
Abd Clock Tower Nejme Square, Beirut Nejmehsquare.jpg
Hamidiyyeh Clock Tower Beirut 1897 Präsidentpalast (im Stadtmitte).jpg
al-Tell Clock Tower Tripoli TripoliLebClockTower.jpg
Our Lady of Salvation Clock Tower Zahlé

Malaysia[edit]

Myanmar[edit]

Name Location Built Image
High Court Building Kyauktada Township, Yangon 1911 High Court, Yangon, Myanmar.jpg

Nepal[edit]

Name Location Built Image Notes
Ghanta Ghar Birgunj
Ghanta Ghar Kathmandu Ktm262.jpg The tower was destroyed in an earthquake in 1990, and subsequently rebuilt, but does not look exactly like the previous version
Dharan clock tower Dharan

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Pakistan[edit]

The Multan Clock Tower

Philippines[edit]

Name Location Built Image
Manila City Hall Clock Tower Manila 1930s Ph-mm-manila-ermita-padre burgos ave.-city hall - clock tower (2014) a0002.JPG
Quiapo Church Quiapo, Manila 1988 QUIAPO CHURCH.jpg
University of Santo Tomas Main Building Sampaloc, Manila UST Tria Haec.JPG

Singapore[edit]

Name Location Built Image
The Chinese High School Clock Tower Building 1925 CHS TKK Statue.jpg
Victoria Theatre and Concert Hall early 1900s Victoria Theatre and Concert Hall, Singapore - 20101126.jpg

Sri Lanka[edit]

Saudi Arabia[edit]

Name Location Built Image
Royal Mecca Clock Tower Mecca 2011 Abraj-al-Bait-Towers.JPG

United Arab Emirates[edit]

Name Location Built Image
Deira Clock Tower Deira, Dubai 1963

Europe[edit]

Albania[edit]

Austria[edit]

Denmark[edit]

Greece[edit]

Finland[edit]

France[edit]

Germany[edit]

Ireland[edit]

Isle of Man[edit]

Latvia[edit]

Lithuania[edit]

Malta[edit]

Montenegro[edit]

Romania[edit]

Russia[edit]

Serbia[edit]

The Clock Gate or Sahat Kula (Сахат кула) (clock tower) at the fortress wall of the Belgrade Fortress, Belgrade, Serbia.

Slovakia[edit]

Switzerland[edit]

Turkey[edit]

Ukraine[edit]

United Kingdom[edit]

Oceania[edit]

Australia[edit]

New Zealand[edit]

Hopwood Clock Tower, Palmerston North

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