Makkah Royal Clock Tower Hotel
Height: 1,972 feet (601 meters)
Location: Mecca, Saudi Arabia
Architect: Dar al-Handasah Shair & Partners
The Makkah Royal Clock Tower Hotel is located directly across the main gate of the Holy Mosque in Mecca and is considered the holiest site in Islam. It is part of the Abraj Al Bait Complex, comprised of a large-scale convention center, prayer hall, 6 residential towers, parking floors, and 2 heliports. The 7-star hotel is owned and operated by Fairmont Hotels and Resorts, while its clock tower announces daily prayers to the Muslim world.