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clock tower,saat kulesi
İzmit Kemalpaşa Mahallesi'nde Kocaeli sınırları içerisinde yer alan bir saat kulesidir. Mimarı, Mimar Vedat Bey olan saat kulesi, Kazım Bey tarafından 34. Osmanlı Padişahı Sultan II. Abdülhamit'in tahta çıkışının 25. yıldönümü nedeniyle 1901 yılında yaptırılmıştır.
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Izmit Clock Tower in Izmit, Turkey is one of many clock towers were built all over the country as a result of the decree sent to governors to commemorate the 25th anniversary of Sultan Abdülhamit's accession to the throne. It was designed by architect Vedat Tek upon the order of Musa Kazım Bey, governor of Izmit, and built in 1901.

The neoclassical clock tower, which stands just in front of the Hünkar Pavilion of Sultan Abdülaziz, has four floors. The ground floor houses fountains, while the clock is on the top floor. All four facades of the middle floors are decorated with the seal of Sultan Abdülhamit II. The pointed cone on top is coated with lead.

The clock tower has been an inseparable part of the history of Izmit throughout the 20th century, and has become the symbol of the city

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