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Husainabad Clock Tower - The Tallest Clock Tower of India
Roskell Payne designed this lofty structure of 67 meter high and it reflects Victorian-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.
"The Hussainabad Ghanta Ghar (clock tower) was built in the late 19th century by Nasir-ud-din Haider to mark the arrival of Sir George Couper, the first lieutenant governor of the united province of Awadh,"