Abraj Al-Bait Clock Tower Height – How Tall?


Abraj Al-Bait Clock Tower Height | How Tall?

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)

Other Facts

  1. It is officially the world’s most expensive building. The total cost of building the complex was $15 billion USD.
  2. The clock tower has 120 floors.
  3. The total floor area in the clock tower is 310,638 m2(3,343,680 sq ft).
  4. There are 96 elevators/lifts in the Abraj Al-Bait clock tower.
  5. The main contractor in charge of erecting the building was Saudi Binladin Group.
  6. Structural engineers that worked on the building were  Dar Al-Handasah and SL Rasch GmbH.
  7. The same structural engineers also designed the buildings.
  8. Carbon fiber and concrete was extensively used in the building.
  9. The tower also has an observation deck (Viewing Deck).

See Also: Tallest buildings in the world

Image credits: KELANTAN JOTTINGS


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