Abraj Al Bait hotel:The Largest Hotel in the World will be among the world's second tallest tower

Saturday, October 17, 2009 |
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Zamzam Tower is one of the seven in Al-Bait Towers Complex(Abraj Albait). It stands on the same piece of land on which the historical Ajyad Castle once stood, providing a close view of the Holy Mosque of Mecca. Being here every year during Hajj and Umra, in one of the best locations near the Holy Mosque is every muslims' dream. Zamzam Tower offers the unique opportunity to enjoy an enriched spiritual lifestyle experience of living close to the Holy Mosque in Saudi Arabia.
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The Makkah Clock Tower Royal Hotel

An under-construction super-luxurious hotel in Mecca has raised fears that the hajj which is meant to involve hardship, struggle and sacrifice will be cheapened and instead become the preserve of the super-rich.

The pilgrimage to Mecca traditionally see Muslims traveling to the holy site, forgoing worldly possessions, thoughts and activities in order to focus on their faith. However the Makkah Clock Tower Royal Hotel, part of the seven tower Abraj Al-Bait Complex, will give those who can afford it creature comforts whilst they perform the fifth pillar of Islam.

Boasting the world's largest clock (4.7 times larger than Big Ben) on each side, the 1,591 ft tall hotel will be among the world's second tallest tower. Estimated to cost USD$3 billion, the hotel will feature 24-hour butler service, segregated gyms, beauty parlours, grooming salons, a spa and a chocolate room where chefs will prepare bespoke pralines and truffles.
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