The Abraj Al Bait Towers, also known as the Mecca Royal Hotel Clock Tower, is a building complex in Mecca, Saudi Arabia. The complex holds several world records, including the tallest hotel in the world, the tallest clock tower in the world, the world’s largest clock face,and the world’s largest building floor area. The complex’s hotel tower became the second tallest building in the world in 2011, surpassed only by Dubai’s Burj Khalifa. The building complex is meters away from the world’s largest mosque and Islam’s most sacred site, the Masjid al Haram. [From Wikipedia]

A beautiful set of photographs of this magnificient building, sent by a dear friend from Pakistan, Ibn Hanif. Catch his beautiful blog here.

Abraj Al Bait

Abraj Al Bait

World’s tallest Clock Tower

Abraj Al Bait

World’s biggest clock face

Abraj Al Bait at Night

Abraj Al Bait

Beautifully captured at night

Abraj Al Bait

Abraj Al Bait

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Ibn Hanif

Lives in Mecca, Saudi Arabia. He is a devout Muslim, a very good human being, an avid traveler and author of a blog called The Voice of Nature.

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