Top 10 Grandest Hours in the World
Today many of the world’s magnificent clock towers serve as iconic landmarks. The clock tower that originally had a sedary clock was gradually replaced with an astronomical clock tower and then a digital clock tower.
Here are the 10 grandest clock towers in the world that you can visit and enjoy the beauty of the whole world.
Tower of the Winds.
Prague Astronomical Clock Tower
The Prague Astronomical Clock, called Prague Orloj, was installed on the south wall of City Hall, the old town in Prague, Czech Republic in 1410. The Prague Astronomical Clock Tower is the world’s oldest still-used wall clock and the third oldest astronomical clock in the world of all existing astronomical clocks.
With dials representing the position of the sun and moon and other details, calendar dials, and hourly performances of The Apostle’s numbers.
Minneapolis City Hall
NTT Docomo Yoyogi Building
Allen-Bradley Clock Tower
Joseph Chamberlain Memorial Clock Tower
Elizabeth Tower / Big Ben
Abraj Al-Bait Tower
The grandest clock tower in the world on our must-visit list and enjoy its beauty is the Abraj Al-Bait Tower clock tower located in mecca, Saudi Arabia or just metres from the Al-Haram Mosque, the largest Mosque in the world. Menara Jam Hotel Royal Mecca is a complex of megatall buildings owned by the government. This place is part of the Waqf Project of King Abdul Aziz. With an altitude of 601 meters. Abraj Al-Bait Tower is the tallest clock tower in the world as well as the largest clock face in the world.
So that’s the 10 Grandest Hours in the world, hopefully useful and do not forget to share.
Editor: Alber Andesko