Jam Gadang is a clock tower and a major landmark of the city of Bukit Tinggi, Sumatra, Indonesia. It is located in the centre of the city, near the the main market and is a tourist attraction. The structure was build in 1926 during the Dutch colonial era, as a gift from the Queen to city's controleur. It was designed by architects Yazin and Sutan Gigi Ameh. Following Indonesian independence, it was reshaped to its present form resembling traditional Minangkabaun roofs. It is said to have cost 3,000 Guilders. The clock's diameter is 80 centimetres, the base dimension is 13 meteres and in length 4 metres wide, and it stands 26 metres tall.