Kaabah Masjidil Al-Haram & Zam-zam Clock Tower, Mecca
(Perspective correction and crane working removed from my previous version.) Photo of Qaa'ba Masjidil Al-Haram & Zam-zam Clock Tower (Abraj Al Bait Towers) at Mecca Saudi Arabia. Taken with Sony Nex-5 and 16mm lens.
Tallest Buildings in the World
Abraj Al-Bait Clock Tower, Mecca (1,971 feet): Also known as the Makkah Royal Clock Tower, this majestic work of architecture rises up in Islam’s holy city of Mecca, within walking distance of the Grand Mosque. The Abraj Al-Bait complex features several towers to house the thousands of pilgrims who flock to the city. The clock tower is the highest of them and displays the four largest and highest clock facades in the world.