Abraj Al Bait

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Abraj-Al-Bait
أبراج البيت
General information
StatusMecca, Saudi Arabia
Architectural stylePostmodern
New Classical
Construction started2004
Completed2011
Opened2012
CostUS$15 billion[1]

Abraj Al Bait (Arabic: أبراج البيت‎) is notable because it was was the tallest building in Saudi Arabia from 2004 of 2011. This tall building in Mecca, Saudi Arabia is used to clock tower. The tower is 601 meters tall.

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  1. https://web.archive.org/web/20160711181631/http://travel.cnn.com/modern-architectural-wonders-middle-east-750096/