Ghanta Ghar (Jodhpur)

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Ghanta Ghar

Coordinates: 26°17′42″N 73°01′27″E / 26.295122°N 73.024044°E / 26.295122; 73.024044 Ghanta Ghar, also known as the clock tower of Rajasthan, is in the Indian city of Jodhpur.[1]


The tower was built by Maharaja Sardar Singh (1880-1911) from whom the market takes it name. VICTORIA CLOCK TOWER Ajmer is a city that has seen major influence from the British in its past. The British left their legacy in many forms in Ajmer, some of which are in the form of educational institutions and architectural buildings in the city. While a couple of these buildings are located in the heart of Ajmer, one that immediately catches the eye of the visitor is the Victoria Jubilee Clock Tower. Located just opposite the railway station in Ajmer, the monument is an imposing clock tower that was built back in 1887. It is particularly well-known for its architectural beauty, and is quite an impressive example of British architecture, reminding onlookers of a smaller version of the famous Big Ben.