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 The Clock Tower of Diriamba

The Clock Tower


The Clock Tower of Diriamba is the Nicaragua's most famous clock.   The Clock is a unique reference point for the inhabitants of Diriamba.

The construction of the tower was initiated in 1932 and finished in 1935 during the administration of president Juan Sacasa Baptist.

The total height of the tower is 15. 5 meters. There are  100 steps to the main camera.    The height of the belfry is about 13 meters where the bell and the machine of the clock are located.  The clock that was imported from Germany has been working without interruption for more than seven decades.

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