Abraj Al-Bait Clock Tower height is 601 m (1971.785 ft).
Meters: 601 m
Feet: 1971.785 ft;
Inches: 23661.42 in;
Kilometers: 0.601 km;
Miles: 0.3734441 mi.
About Abraj Al-Bait Clock Tower
The Abraj Al-Bait Clock Tower is a building in Saudi Arabia, with a height of 601 m.
Araj Al-Bait Clock Tower is located in Mecca, Saudi Arabia. The coordinates are 21°25′08″N 39°49′35″E. Also, the site where the Abrai Al-Bait Clock Tower stands was formerly the land of the demolished Ajyad Fortress, and the building complex is reported worth $15 billion. Furthermore, the Abraj Al-Bait Clock Tower also serves as the clock tower Fairmont hotel. The tower also has the mecca clocks – group of four clocks and officially the world’s largest clock face. The clocks diameter is 43 m (141.0761 ft)
- It is officially the world’s most expensive building. The total cost of building the complex was $15 billion USD.
- The clock tower has 120 floors.
- The total floor area in the clock tower is 310,638 m2(3,343,680 sq ft).
- There are 96 elevators/lifts in the Abraj Al-Bait clock tower.
- The main contractor in charge of erecting the building was Saudi Binladin Group.
- Structural engineers that worked on the building were Dar Al-Handasah and SL Rasch GmbH.
- The same structural engineers also designed the buildings.
- Carbon fiber and concrete was extensively used in the building.
- The tower also has an observation deck (Viewing Deck).
See Also: Tallest buildings in the world
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