Top 10 Places to See Highest Tower Clocks

When you want to go to somewhere or want to know what time it is, you will get your head up and find out where the needle of the clock points to.  Maybe you just have to point upward several degrees only, but how if the clock’s height is tens meters upward? You have to move your head more than 90° when you visit these Top 10 Places to See Highest Tower Clocks

Abraj Al-Bait Towers

Abraj Al-Bait Tower

Actually this place is a building complex in Mecca, Saudi Arabia which is built the modernization project of Holy city, Mecca. The tower has awarded the title of the world’s largest floor area and the world’s largest clock faces in the world with the height of tower is up to 607 meters and the diameter of the clock is 43 meters. The top of the tower is decorated with spire and high golden crescent.  The clock becomes the Saudi Arabian standard time

Big Ben

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Big Ben

When people come to London, this becomes a must have to see destination because in the place situated in the north end of Palace Westminster, people can see large chiming clock called Elizabeth Tower. The clock becomes the standard time of the world called Greenwich mean time (GMT). It had been ticked since 1859 and it become the largest four faced chiming clock in the world

Coolgate Clock

Coolgate clock is located on Exchange place, Jersey city, New Jersey.  In this place, people can see an octagonal clock which has diameter about 50 feet. This is the second clock which was built in 1924 to replace the previous one which was built in 1906.

Istanbul Cevahir, Istanbul

Istanbul Cevahir is the name of the largest shopping mall in Europe. In the place which consists of more than 343 shops and 12 cinemas, we can see the second biggest clock in the world, which has three meter high digits, in its glass roof. It is located between Mediciyekoy and Sisli

Prague Orloj, Prague

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Prague Orloj

The clock built in 1940 is a medieval astronomical clock which is located in Prague, Czech,. Based on its age, this clock is labeled with the oldest clock in Czech and the third oldest astronomical clock in the world. It is attached on the southern wall of Old Town Square.

Grozny-City Tower Facade Clocks, Grozny

Grozny-City Towers Facade Clocks

This clock mounted in Grozny city tower which is placed in Grozny, Rusia. The Gozny tower itself is the building centre complex and five star skyscraper hotel in Rusia.  The clock made in 2011 is aimed as a gift for the President RamzanAkhmadovichKadyrovi

Kremlin Clock, Moscow

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Kremlin Clock

This clock is mounted inSpasskaya tower in Moscow, Rusia. This place is full of several historical moments that placed Kremlin clock as eternal deaf witness, and now it becomes the part of Rusia National Anthem. The sound of the bell can be heard every quarter hour

Emerson Bromo-Seltzer Tower, Baltimore

Emerson Bromo-Seltzer Tower

The clock is mounted in 88 meter skyscraper building in Lombard Street, Baltimore USA. The creator of this building is Joseph Evans Sperry. Its design is inspired by PallacioVehio in Florence Italy. Now, this place becomes the part of Baltimore national heritage area

Palace of Culture and Science, Warsawa

Palace of Culture and Science

This a 231 meter building which was built actually as a gift from Soviet to Poland, but then it was found out that it was the way to seduce the Poland people to be the part of Soviet. People started hating the existence of the building, but some people make it useful as office building complex and exhibition centre

Old City Hall Toronto

Old City Hall Toronto

From this place, visitors can get many things to see such as the chance to see the city from the top of the Toronto City hall. E.J Lennox had built this Romanesque style building in 11th century. It is located on Bay streets in downtown Toronto. This place is decorated by colored stones and ornamented stonework.

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