The Rare Video of Construction of Makkah Royal Clock Tower

Makkah Royal Clock Tower is the tallest concrete tower in the rest of the world with the height of 817 meters. But it is rated at second position as a whole after Burj Khalifa Tower that is 828 meters high in the world.  It is also called Abraj Al-Bait and located near Haram Sharief in Makkah.

The construction of this mega project started in 2004 that was accomplished in 2012. This gigantic project was constructed by very renowned construction company. Due to its amazing height, it has included in ten tallest skyscrapers in rest of the world.

This gigantic project is the part of King Abdulaziz Endowment Project and is constructed with the purpose to provide world-class facilities to the visitors. This huge project also started to upgrade the living standards of the residents of Holy Makkah.

Makkah Royal Clock Tower building comprises of 120-storey and called both as tallest hotel and tallest clock tower in the whole world. It has its width of 43m x 43m from each side and having its biggest clock face in rest of the world. The latest technology of LED that comprises of two million lights is used to illuminate the face of clock tower.

The spire having the height of 71 meter tall is placed over the Makkah Royal Clock Tower that has raised its height to 601 meter from its ground. It has been further adorned with gold crescent that is placed on the spire giving the shape more gorgeous.

Makkah Royal Clock Tower is a gigantic building that comprises of residential apartments and one big five-star hotel that is operated by Fairmont Hotels and Resorts. A big shopping mall is also a part of this building having big parking space about one thousand vehicles.

Makkah Royal Clock Tower was structured by Dar Al-Handasah that was awarded for this mega unit in 2001. German architecture also played very important role to design the top portion after the height of 450 meter of this project.

PERROT is the German tower clock manufacturer company who fitted the clock on the top of building.

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