Matara Clock Tower

Matara Clock Tower
The Matara Clock Tower (Sinhala: මාතර ඔරලෝසු කණුව) is located within the Matara Fort, Sri Lanka. It is said to have been erected in 1883 during the British Period (1796-1948 A.D.). The inscription on the tower can be read as follows;
This clock was purchased from funds subscribed by the ...s and Head Men of the Matara District. The Tower was erected by the Local Board of Matara and completed in May 1883

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This page was last updated on 6 November 2022
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