Merewether Clock Tower Karachi


This monument was built by the people of Karachi in appreciation of the services of Sarolim Lal Meriweather as the Commissioner of Sindh from 1867 to 1877. This memorial is located at the junction of MA Jinnah and II chundrigar  Road. James Strachan Municipal Engineer designed it. Its foundation stone was laid in 1884 and in 1892, Sindh Commissioner Sirayun James officially opened it to the public. Built on a 44 square feet plinth, this tower is 102 feet high. Clocks are installed on all four sides of this tower. One of the old landmarks of Karachi. Why was it made? But the images on the walls also suggest that it was meant to be a tribute to the Freemasons.


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