Saat Kulesi (Clock Tower), Antalya

Saat Kulesi (Clock Tower), Antalya

The Clock Tower that dates to 1901 and features a unique square shape. The occasion for the tower's construction was the 25th year of Abdulhamit II's reign. This tower has been constructed of rough stone and has a foundation that incorporates the older part of the city's walls.

Each wall has a clock face, making it easy to tell the time when coming from any direction. There are arches and crenellations above the clock faces, done in beautiful Arabic style. If you should be in the area after nightfall, you'll find the tower beautifully illuminated. Visitors will quickly see why this area of town is so popular for photo opportunities.

Although visitors can only view the tower from outside, a visit will provide you with an excellent chance to appreciate the city center's history. Hadrian's Gate is only about 400 meters from the tower. You will also see a lot of activity near the clock tower that includes bazaars.

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Saat Kulesi (Clock Tower) on Map

Sight Name: Saat Kulesi (Clock Tower)
Sight Location: Antalya, Turkey (See walking tours in Antalya)
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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Walking Tours in Antalya, Turkey

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Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
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