Urhokpota Hall


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Urhokpota Hall
Oghale Othoigbe

Urhokpota's central tower boasts what may have been Benin's first public clock, evidence of the colonial obsession with time-keeping. Its structure is far simpler than most British colonial structures, resembling colonial Malaysian town halls or small British train stations: three arches act as entrances, and are flanked by arched glass windows.


This file appears in: Ring Road, Benin City, Nigeria