Sharjah Ruler Inagurates Kalba Clock Tower

  • Publish date: Friday، 18 March 2022
Sharjah Ruler Inagurates Kalba Clock Tower
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His Highness Sheikh Dr Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, inaugurated the Clock Tower Square in Kalba ‎‎‎‎on Thursday.

A series of fountains designed like a clock surrounds the tower. Twelve main fountains represent hours, while 60 smaller ones represent minutes.

Sharjah Ruler Inagurates Kalba Clock Tower

The 60-metre clock tower is in the middle of the square and designed in such a way that it can be seen from all parts of the city.

The tower features two viewing decks.


 

The first deck is located on the fifth floor at a height of 33 metres and has a restaurant for visitors. The second is 46 metres above the sea level and offers views of Kalba Lake, University of Sharjah, Kalba Commercial Centre, Qurum Reserve and the surrounding mountains.

The tower design was inspired by modern Islamic architecture, with a spacious dome covered with gilded mosaic. Various Islamic decorations deck the facades of the building.