Buyuk Saat, Adana

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Landmark · Tourist Spot
Büyük Saat (English: The Great Clock Tower) is a historical clock tower in Adana, rising 32 m (105 ft) high. The tower symbolizes the modernization of the city, which lasted from 1863 to the Adana massacre. During this period many Ottoman and European businesses, moved to the city for the exploding cotton trade. The tower was constructed by the mayor Kirkor Bezdikyan on the main street (Roland street, now known as Ali Münif) who was credit for starting the first modern municipal governance. Bezdikyan was also the architect of the tower together with another Armenian architect Kasbar Agha Bezdikyan.
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  • The Adana "Büyük Saat" is a historical clock tower in Adana, which is a 32 m in height. The tower symbolizes the modern period of the city, which spans from 1863 to 1909. During this period many...  more »
  • The great clock tower is an iconic spot in Adana and certainly allows the visitors Instagram worthy pictures. For a more picturesque moment I would recommend alittle later hours, when the ancient...  more »
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  • Adana Great Clock Tower was built in 1882 by the Ottoman Governor Ziya Pasha. It is the largest clock tower built in the Ottoman period with a height of 32 meters.
  • Very old zone but dirty, municipality should take care more of it
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