In some part of the world there are clock towers that are famous and have iconic building with it. This look like a building type that houses a turret clock and it can also have more than one clock in its upper exterior wall. Some of the clocks are added in a structure that is already existed.
There are many famous clock towers around the world. Among of this are Big Ben (Elizabeth Tower, Philadelphia City Hall, Makkah Royal Clock Tower Hotel, The Prague astronomical clock, Rathaus-Glockenspiel, The Saviour Tower (Spasskaya Tower), The Zytglogge Tower, The Peace Tower, University of Birmingham, Rajabai Clock Tower and many more. Here are some ideas of the clock towers.
Big Ben but officially it is called Elizabeth Tower. This is located at London, England.
Philadelphia City Hall is located at Philadelphia, United States and the house of government. From 1901 to 1908 this clock tower holds the title of tallest building in the world. The four side of it has a clock.
Makkah Royal Clock Tower Hotel is located at Mecca, Saudi Arabia and a government owned building. This has holds some world records like the world’s largest clock face and the tallest clock tower in the world.
The Prague astronomical clock is located at Prague, Czech Republic. This is the third oldest astronomical clock in the world and one of the oldest that is still working.
Rathaus-Glockenspiel is located in Munich, Germany and a famous tourist attraction.
The Saviour Tower (Spasskaya Tower) from Moscow, Russia. This is located at Red Square that is close to Saint Basil’s Cathedral.
There are a lot to learn each of these clock towers that can get your attention and interest. Explore more to learn about them.