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Tower Abraj Al Bait

Tower Abraj Al Bait is a complex of buildings located in the city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia and is currently being built. This building complex designed by the architects of the Dar Al Handasah Architects and implementation of development carried out by the Saudi Binladin Group. The location of this tower is across the street from the Grand Mosque, one of the Muslim holy mosque.

Abraj Al-Bait towers built to accommodate the pilgrims of Hajj that more and more come to Mecca to perform the pilgrimage. Hotel business which grew to be developed in the city is also not independent of the number of these pilgrims. In addition, the Abraj Al Bait Towers is also designed to be able to accommodate up to 100,000 people.

Structure and Construction

There are seven towers with a tower called the Hotel Tower has a height of 6 towers above other diperkhususkan for apartments (hotel tower height is 595 m). Hotel Tower will be the seven-star hotel. The building was under seven towers 4 floors filled with shopping centers, conference rooms, and facilities other.

Construction of Abraj Al Bait Towers was started in 2004, and gradually, the seventh stage of this tower will be completed and the most recently completed of the seven towers are Hotel Tower. This building complex is expected to be completed in 2009 or 2010 and construction costs ranging dipekirakan U.S. 1.6 billion dollars.


If the Abraj Al Bait Towers was successfully completed on time, it will be tallest structure in Saudi Arabia and the Middle East after the Burj Dubai in Dubai, United Arab Emirates and will be one of the world's tallest buildings.

Meanwhile, if the number of floors in the tower complex is calculated all, the total estimated floor of 1,455,000 m2 and will be building with the largest number of floors in the world, more than 470,000 m2 Aalsmeer Flower Auction, Aalsmeer, Netherlands who becomes the holder record to date.

This project will also put the clock on each side of the Hotel Tower. This hour long and 80 meters wide. The fourth hour will be installed at a height of 530 meters, which will make the biggest and highest clock in the world.