Kandy Clock Tower, Kandy

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The Kandy Clock Tower is located in the centre of Kandy on the intersections of Sri Dalada Veediya, S. W. R. D. Bandaranaike Mawatha and Hiragedara Mawatha. A landmark of the city, the clock tower was built near to the Ismail Building in 1950 by Haji Mohamed Ismail as a monument and in memory of his son Mohamed Zacky Ismail, who lost his life in an accident in Kadugannawa in August, 1947.
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  • The clocktower is located at a major intersection and marks the center of Kandy city It was built there in 1950 at the behest of Haji Mohamed Ismail as a memorial to his son who lost his life in a...  more »
  • This clock tower in the city centre you will not miss. Nothing much just a clock tower. There are shops around.  more »

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