10 THINGS YOU DIDN'T KNOW... Makkah Clock Tower
The Fairmont hotel in KSA features 76 high-speed lifts, and more facts
At 601 metres tall, Makkah Clock Royal Tower, A Fairmont Hotel is the tallest concrete building and the tallest hotel in the world.
36,000 tons: the weight of the Makkah Clock on top of the tower, the largest and highest clock in the world, which can be seen from 17 km away.
98 million pieces of advanced fibreglass cover the face of the Makkah Clock.
The chefs work with local farms and vendors to feature local and seasonal dishes. It imports premium Halal meat from Nebraska and fish from France daily.
50,000 guests visit the property during the holy month of Ramadan.
76 high-speed elevators enable guests to easily move to and from Masjid Al-Haram.
10,000 kilometres of fibre-optic cables provide high-speed internet connections
9 five-star restaurants offer a range of cuisines, including Asian, Mediterranean, and Saudi.
700 seats that open in 20 seconds make up the systematic theatre in the Al Jiwar Ballroom.
Honeymooners benefit from a number of newlywed packages, with many choosing to start their marital journey by visiting Masjid Al Haram.