Mecca

Saudi Arabia

Rankings

by no. of 150m+ completed buildings

#
128

Tallest City in

the World

#
9

Tallest City in

Middle East
#
2

Tallest City in

Saudi Arabia

Buildings

RANK
Name
Status

Completed

Architecturally Topped Out

Structurally Topped Out

Under Construction

On Hold

Proposed

Vision

Never Completed

Demolished

Competition Entry

Canceled

Proposed Renovation

Under Renovation

Renovated

Under Demolition

Height
1 Makkah Royal Clock Tower
601 m / 1,972  ft
2 Abraj Al Bait ZamZam Tower
279 m / 915  ft
3 Abraj Al Bait Hajar Tower
276 m / 906  ft
4 Abraj Al Bait Maqam Tower
232.4 m / 762  ft
5 Abraj Al Bait Qibla Tower
232.4 m / 762  ft
6 Abraj Al Bait Marwah Tower
232 m / 761  ft
7 Abraj Al Bait Safa Tower
232 m / 761  ft
8 Jabal Omar Hotel Tower 1
152 m / 499  ft
9 Jabal Omar Hotel Tower 2
152 m / 499  ft

CTBUH People & Events

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31 December 2012

The Tallest 20 in 2020: Entering the Era of the Megatall

08 December 2011

Research

22 August 2022

Structural Design of Iconic Tower, Egypt: Culmination of a Concrete Optimization Process

This paper presents an overview of a process of optimizing concrete mixture for tall buildings, culminating in the design of the Iconic Tower, the key...

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Global News

12 August 2020

Engineering Firm Hired to Lay Foundations for Neom City in Saudi Arabia

Neom Co, the developer of a smart city-region in northwest Saudi Arabia, has chosen US engineer Bechtel to design, build and project manage the construction...

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Global News

04 March 2020

New Hotel Planned for Mecca

An affiliate of the US-based hospitality firm Hyatt Hotels has signed a management agreement with Umm Alqura to develop and build a Grand Hyatt branded...

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