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Dubai Clock Tower 1971

An Ariel View of Dubai Clocktower in 1971 Deira Clocktower, originally referred to as the Dubai Clocktower, is a roundabout in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE). The Clocktower is located in eastern Dubai in Deira, at the intersection of Umm Hurrair Road and route D 89 (Al Maktoum Road). Situated in the locality of Al […]

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Dubai Deira Creek side in 1970

Deira Creek view from Al Sabkha Interchange in 1970 Deira is an area in the city of Dubai, United Arab Emirates bordered by the Persian Gulf, Sharjah and Dubai Creek. Historically, it has been the commercial center of Dubai, but has been losing its importance during the past few years due to recent development along […]

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Dubai Clock Tower rare old photo 1969

Dubai Clock Tower surroundings as it used to be in 1969 In the early 1960s the area where the Clock Tower is located today had become an important road intersection. The construction of clock tower was started in 1964. It was suggested the Clock Tower be placed on a traffic roundabout to protect the Tower. […]

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Dubai Clock Tower in 1988

Dubai Clock Tower Towards Al Makhtoum Road The clock tower is probably one of the most famous landmarks in the city. Its an iconic structure situated at the northern end of the Al Maktoum bridge towards Deira. The Clocktower was erected as a symbol of Dubai and located in Deira because major routes into Dubai […]

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Classic BnW Dubai Clock Tower Picture in 1968

An Ariel View of Dubai Clock Tower 1968 Dubai Clock tower was designed by Engineer Edgar Bublik General Manager of Overseas AST and constructed by an ECC local builder around 1964. However, by 1972, the monument had started to crack and corrode the steel reinforcements, as a result of the unwashed beach sand used for […]

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