Izmir, Clock Tower at the Konak Square, Turkey
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Historic clock tower located at the Konak Square in Konak district of İzmir, Turkey. (Turkish: İzmir Saat Kulesi) at the Konak Square, built to honor the Ottoman Sultan, Abdulhamit II. One of the most popular tourist attractions of Izmir. IZMIR, TURKEY – OCTOBER 04, 2014

The clock tower was designed by the Levantine French architect Raymond Charles Père and built in 1901 to commemorate the 25th anniversary of Abdülhamid II‘s accession to the throne (reigned 1876–1909). The clock itself was a gift from German Emperor Wilhelm II (reigned 1888–1918). It is decorated in an elaborate Ottoman architecture style. The tower, which has an iron and lead skeleton, is 25 m (82 ft) high and features four fountains (şadırvan), which are placed around the base in a circular pattern. The columns are inspired by Moorish themes

İzmir Clock Tower. (2015, April 12). In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved 13:48, May 20, 2015, from http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=%C4%B0zmir_Clock_Tower&oldid=656116192 

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