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“Ghanta Ghar”

Reviewed 29 July 2016

Cunningham Clock Tower, now called Ghanta Ghar (Clock Tower) was built in the British era. It s situated in the most crowed area of Peshawar City in the bazar Kalan, meaning Great Market. Presently this bazzar has lost its glory and of no interest for the visitors.

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Reviewed 13 June 2016

Historic Clock Tower (Locally known as Ghanta Ghar) Busy area of Peshawar city, lot of shops and bazaars around.

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Reviewed 9 December 2015

It was built in 1900 "in Commemoration of the Diamond jubilee of Her Majesty the Queen Empress". The tower was named after Sir George Cunningham, former British governor and political agent in the province.
It was designed by James Strachan, the Municipal Engineer of Peshawar, the foundation stone was laid by the George Cunningham Governor of the province.

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Reviewed 30 June 2015 via mobile

One of historical places to be seen in Peshawar.Lovely design reminding of British era .At reasonable rates, everything available . Better use Rickshaw for traveling

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Reviewed 23 August 2013

The Cunningham Clocktower dating back to the year 1900 (Diamond Jubilee of Queen Victoria) lies only barely 200 metres from the eastern side of Chowk Yadgar, where Karimpura Bazar forks off from big Bazar Kalan Bazar Road. Surrounded by many small provisional shops, it makes a good place to stop for a cold drink - if you can bear the intense smell of fish being sold here. Look out for the daily wage labourers sitting around the base of Cunningham Clocktower with their gear, and waiting for a job. If you follow the lane running to the left of the Tower, there are many small shops selling clothes and kitchen related stuff. Big (and mostly helplessly congested) Kalan Bazar Road runs on the right side, ending up at Ghor Katri (an old Karavanserai). Watch out on both sides of this street for many old merchant's houses, in a variying state of decay. All in all a nice stroll though nothing to get overly excited about.

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