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Largest clock in the world

The Abraj Al Bait Towers clock in Makkah, Saudi Arabia is the world’s largest, biggest and tallest clock in the world. Also known as the Makkah Royal Hotel Clock Tower, Its a building complex in the holy city of in Makkah, Saudi Arabia.  

The hotel tower is topped by a four faced clock and it visible from miles away. The clock is the largest in the world and is 400 meters above the ground and also it is 1,970 feet (600m) tall. Saudi Arabia will test world's largest clock during the month of Ramadan.

The complex is holding several world records;

  • The tallest clock tower in the world
  • The world’s largest clock face
  • The building with the world’s largest floor area
  • The complex’s hotel tower became the second tallest building in the world in 2012, after Burj Khalifa
The towers are part of the King Abdulaziz Endowment Project that strives to modernize the holy city for pilgrims. The building complex is meters away from the world’s largest mosque, the Masjid al Haram.