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Ciudad de Mexico, Ciudad de México, Mexico — The Central Highlands
 

The Ottoman Clock

 
 
The Ottoman Clock Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 12, 2018
1. The Ottoman Clock Marker
Inscription.  

La Republica de Libano, de Turquia
El Centro Libanes y Consorcio Aristos
Obsequian al Pueblo de Mexico la restauración de este reloj a 200 años de Independencia
Nombres de autoridades

English translation:
The Republics of Lebanon and Turkey, the Lebanese Center and the Aristos Consortium present to the People of Mexico the restoration of this clock on the 200th Anniversary of Mexican Independence
Names of authorities
 
Erected 2010 by La República de Líbano, de Turquía, El Centro Libanés y el Consorcio Aristos.
 
Location. 19° 25.904′ N, 99° 8.313′ W. Marker is in Ciudad de Mexico, Ciudad de México. Marker is at the intersection of Bolívar and Venustiano Carranza, on the left when traveling south on Bolívar. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ciudad de Mexico, Ciudad de México 06000, Mexico.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Golden Rooster Bar (within shouting distance of this marker); Parish of Our Lady of Lourdes
The Ottoman Clock and Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 12, 2018
2. The Ottoman Clock and Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); House of Jaime Nunó (within shouting distance of this marker); Factor Antonio de la Cadena (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); House of José y Francisco Fagoaga y Villaurruña (about 90 meters away); Portal del Coliseo (about 120 meters away); Calle de Motolinia (about 120 meters away); Teatro Principal (was about 150 meters away but has been reported missing. ). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ciudad de Mexico.
 
Regarding The Ottoman Clock. This landmark clock was originally presented by the Ottoman residents of Mexico City to Mexico on the 100th anniversary of Mexican Independence in 1910. In 2010, Lebanon and Turkey celebrated the 200th anniversary of Mexican Independence by restoring the clock. Note the Arabic numbers on the clock faces.
 
Categories. Man-Made FeaturesWars, Non-US
 
The original Ottoman Clock dedicatory marker from 1910 image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 12, 2018
3. The original Ottoman Clock dedicatory marker from 1910
The Ottoman Clock image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 12, 2018
4. The Ottoman Clock
The Ottoman Clock image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 12, 2018
5. The Ottoman Clock
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 31, 2018. This page originally submitted on October 31, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 39 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 31, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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