Ghanta Ghar Faisalabad Pakistan- Ghanta Ghar is also called Clock tower of Faisalabad. It is very famous tower of Faisalabad and give historical importance to this city.
The Clock Tower is the translation of Ghanta Ghar into English. The amazing Clock Tower of Faisalabad was built in 1903 during the period of British Raj. It is one of the oldest monuments those is still alive. The construction plan of the Ghanta Ghar Faisalabad Pakistan was initiated by British Lieutenant Governor of Punjab Sir Charles Rizwan and a landlord that belongs to Mian family of Abdullah Pur Faisalabad.
At that time, the budget allocation was Rs.18 per square foot. This clock tower is situated in the center of old city Faisalabad. The are 8 popular bazaars attached with this Clock Tower. The design of this combination of Bazaars and Clock tower was made by taking inspiration of union sign on United Kingdom Flag.
The total construction cost of this clock tower was Rs.40,000/- in 1903. Clock Tower Faisalabad is 300ft high. Visitors from other cities come here to specially to see this oldest and majestic building of Faisalabad.