Explore the grandeur of Abraj Al-Bait with its seven hotels, intricacies of the Makkah Royal Clock Tower, and their significance to the world.
How many hotels are there in Abraj Al Bait?
Abraj Al-Bait includes 7 hotels with magnificent panoramic views, where you can contemplate pilgrims and worshippers coming from all over the world as they circumambulate the Kaaba and the flight of flocks of pigeons over the worshipers and pilgrims in a spiritual scene full of tranquility and beauty.
Is Makkah tower and clock tower same?
Abrāj al-Bayt, also spelled Abrāj al-Bait, also called Makkah Royal Clock Tower, multitowered skyscraper complex adjacent to the Great Mosque in Mecca, Saudi Arabia. Completed in 2012, it is the world’s second tallest building, surpassed only by the Burj Khalifa in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
How far is Makkah tower hotel to Haram?
Located 4 km away from the massive Masjid al-Haram Mosque, this contemporary 5-star Makkah Towers Hotel Mecca offers WiFi in public areas and a car park. The smoke-free hotel also provides car rentals to explore the area.
How many stories are in Makkah clock tower?
The Makkah Royal Clock Tower Hotel is a 120-storey structure and is both the tallest hotel and the tallest clock tower in the world. The clock tower weighs 36,000t and is 251m-tall from the base of the clock to the top of the crescent structure.
Is Makkah clock tower bigger than Big Ben?
However, Makkah’s iconic tower’s face is 35 times bigger than that of Big Ben. It stands at a height of 607 metres, almost twice that of the Eiffel Tower (in Paris) making it the third tallest building in the world.
Who owns clock tower Makkah?
Makkah Royal Clock Tower is the tallest structure among the seven skyscrapers of the Abraj Al-Bait, a complex owned by the Government of Mecca in Saudi Arabia. Makkah Royal Clock Tower is the third tallest building with the largest clock face in the world at the apex of the towering skyscraper.