25 Tallest Buildings In The World

#03. Makkah Royal Clock Tower

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At the center of the holiest Muslim town, Makkah Royal tower brings a breath of fresh modernization to the historic center of Mecca. The tower was developed as an element of the King Abdulaziz Endowment Project and provides comfy accommodations for devout Muslims that journey to the town once a year throughout the Hajj period. Conveniently located alongside the Grand Mosque, a buildling which can accommodate up to 2 million worshippers over the course of the event. The following information provides more details about the building:

Height Occupied              494.4 m / 1,622 ft

Height to the Tip               601 m / 1,972 ft

Architectural Height          601 m / 1,972 ft

Floors above the Ground          120

Floors below the Ground            3

Number of Elevators                  96

Numbers of Room                     858

Top Elevator Speed                  6 m/s

Written by Omer Eren

Originally from Turkey, Omer has dreams of travel, but his work and social life keeps him grounded. When he’s not browsing through National Geographic and the Discovery Channel online, he’s trying new recipes he’s coming across on the Food Network. Once he finds the time, he plans to make his first trip to Rome because Italian cuisine is his favorite.