3 May 2013

Deira Clock Tower

The Clock Tower in Deira, Dubai a roundabout located at the intersection of Umm Hurair Road and Al Maktoum Road at the Al Rigga locality was built in 1963. It offers access to Al Maktoum Bridge. 
Deira Clock Tower
It can be reached by Dubai Metro, nearest metro station being Al Rigga.
Deira Clock Tower
Linked to Skywatch Friday52 Photos Project(Uncommon Shapes).

33 comments:

  1. A very interesting and beautiful fountain. Happy SWF!

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  2. Oh, what a great design! Lovely shots.

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  3. Beautiful clicks looks like a nice place.

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    1. Thank you Mridula... Ya it is, you have lot to explore in Dubai...

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    1. Ya Indrani, Dubai is known for its unique architectures...

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  5. Perfect for the 52 photos theme this week! Really great show of angles and architecture!

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  6. This is, indeed, an uncommon shape. Very good.

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    1. Thank you Susan, glad you liked it...

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  7. Now that IS uncommon. It's interesting too that the number 9 is apparently the same in Arabic.

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    1. Thank you MyMaracas... Yes, 9 is almost the same as in English...

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  8. Wonderful interpretation -- soaring shapes.

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  9. Love the way the fountain reflects the solid shape wherein the clock rests. Thanks for sharing.

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    1. Thanks desertskyquilts... Thanks for visiting....

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  10. Absolutely beautiful and certainly uncommon. I love the numerals on the clock face and how easily they are read which of course I couldn't do if they were in a straight line!

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    1. So true Miriam, i too can't read those if they were in a straight line..... Thanks for visiting....

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  11. GREAT shape...the steps to the top? count me out!!

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    1. Wonder if they are steps,,, suppose to be a pattern i guess... Thanks for visiting...

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  12. Wow! This is a spectacular artistic water feature. Blessings!

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